Urine Color Changes

The urine may become discolored for a variety of normal or abnormal reasons. Simple discoloration may result from certain foods or food coloring ingredients. Abnormal discoloration may result from various disorders and diseases. Darker urine may result from dehydration. The ...

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Simple causes of urine discoloration include:

  • Certain foods
  • Beeturia (beets/beetroot)
  • Food colorings

More serious causes may include:

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