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Dr Natasher I only drink my dark urine I desperately shant

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Dr Natasher I only drink my dark urine
I desperately shan't to know what
Foods or drink will make my urine darker
Regards David
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.
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Hello, this is Dr K.. Answers are not medical advice and do not constitute a doctor/patient relationship. I look forward to helping you today.

Dr. K. :

Aside from actual medical problems the only thing that causes dark urine that you can modify is dehydration.

Dr. K. :

Therefore your urine will be darker and concentrated first thing in the morning and after sweating or playing sports

Dr. K. :

Its not safe to try to dehydrate yourself frequently so early morning is the best bet

Customer: Hi I was hoping that certain foods/ drinks
Customer: hi I was hoping that certain foods/drinks
Customer: when put the strong urine in the fridge to save for later it turns misty but has a strong taste which I like. Is it safe to drink,I really hope so. Regards David
Dr. K. :

Hi there Food and drink do not cause the urine to be concentrated.

Dr. K. :

In addition, a strong odor is an indication of infection or just concentration of the urine.

Dr. K. :

Drinking large amounts can cause fatigue, muscle soreness, diarrhea or fever. Drinking small amounts is likely harmless.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Dear dr k When my urine is dark
And I store it in the fridge it turns very cloudy slightly thicker
It's a much better taste. Can I continue to drink the cloudy
Urine. Hopefully yes. Kind regards David
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.
There no more harm in drinking refrigerated urine. If it is cloudy though you may need to be checked for bladder infection.

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