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Dark reddish urine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have a small query
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   I had passed very dark reddis urine last night
User :   it looks like pepsi
User :   after that i drank a lot and now the color has come to yellow
User :   drank water
Doctor :   ok
User :   but still it has the orangish tone
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it something bad
Doctor :   do u have burning sensation on passing urine
User :   no
Doctor :   did u eat beetroot?
User :   i have no probelm urinating
User :   no i had lots of pepsi
User :   and i think very less water
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   26
User :   unmarried
User :   occupation : product manager
User :   no dependants
User :   gender: males
User :   male*
Doctor :  
Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   i smoke
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   but no betel nut
Doctor :   ok
User :   i smoke arnd 7 cigs per day
User :   i had a beer yesterday
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other medical problems u have other than this
User :   no
User :   but i am very fat
User :   overweight
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Thyroid disease, Allergies?
User :   95 kgs for height of 180 cms
User :   my mother has diabetes for last 30 yrs ... i dont have any problems other than sinus
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine
User :   no ... i had a disprin yday at 5 pm coz i got an headache
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u consume beetroot?
User :   no i didnt
Doctor :   orange colored urine can be due to
Doctor :   dehydration
Doctor :   u need to consume fluids
User :   ok
Doctor :   u should be fine with it
Doctor :   dehydration may be due to
User :   it was chocolate colored ... like pepsi
Doctor :   alcohol consumption
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   try to take more fluids
User :   will do
User :   i hope its not a matter of serious concern
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   get a urine test done
User :   will do
Doctor :   nothing serious
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   u need to see a doctor
Doctor :   after urine test
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the Feedback form that I sent you?
User :   yes
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   u too
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User :   will do
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