Very yellow urine

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  • Having concentrated urine

  • Urine is dark and yellow

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Content updated on May 23, 2022

Description

Urine color generally ranges from a pale-yellow color to neon to deep amber. It could be a sign of excess B-vitamins in the body, including B-2 and B-12

When to See a Doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Very yellow urine

Possible Causes

  • Hepatic cancer

    Cancer of the liver. There are several causes including chronic viral infections and persistent inflammation.

  • Congenital biliary atresia

    A condition where a baby is born with abnormally narrow or even absent bile ducts in the liver. It can cause rapid liver failure, hence prompt medical attention is needed. The exact cause is unclear, though genetics and exposure to certain toxins may play a role.

Related Serious Diseases

  • Heatstroke

    Overheating of the body. This occurs when the body fails to regulate its temperature properly. It can be caused by the surrounding environment (heat, moisture) or internal factors (dehydration, strenuous exercise).

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

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  • Is your urine dark yellow in color?

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