Human urine is very useful tool of diagnosis since the earliest days of medicine. Characteristics of the urine like the color, density, and smell of urine can reveal much about the state of our health.
Urine may have very different colors. Range of color may be from deep amber or honey color to light straw with
- No Color (Transparent)
This is sign that your body have large amount of water. You are drinking a lot of water you must lower the amount you drink.
- Pale Straw Color
This is normal color of the urine. You are healthy and well hydrated. Keep up this balance.
- Transparent Yellow
This condition is perfect. Your health balance is perfect, keep it that way!
- Dark Yellow
Normal condition except your body is need hydration. It is good to drink some fluids or water.
- Amber or Honey
This color of urine is sign that your body is exhausted and is in urgent need of water or some liquids. You must drink water immediately because your body will dehydrate and you don’t want that.
- Syrup or Brown Ale
According lot researches this color shows that you have problem with liver. It may be liver disease or your body is dehydrated.
- Pink to Reddish
Have you eaten beets, blueberries or rhubarb recently? If not, you may have blood in your urine. It could be nothing. Or it could be a sign of kidney disease, tumors, urinary tract infections, prostate problems or something else. Maybe even lead or mercury poisoning.
You may not be drinking enough water. Or you could have a liver or bile duct condition. Or it could be food dye.
- Blue or Green
Okay, this is different. There is a rare genetic disease that can turn your urine blue or green. Also certain bacteria can infect the urinary tract. But it’s probably a food dye in something you ate, or a medication. You won’t die from it, but see your doctor if it persists.
- Foaming or Fizzy
It is probably harmless hydraulic effect, if occasional, but could indicate excess protein in your diet or a kidney problem. See a doctor if foaming happens all the time.