Of all the abnormal urine colors, blue really stands out — both in terms of fright factor and rarity. What could be behind YOUR blue urine?
Brown or black urine should certainly grab your attention. While it can be caused by medication, supplements, or even food, a dark urine color can also be the first sign of several serious medical conditions. Here, we discuss the possible causes.
Your urine should be a shade of yellow — not orange! Should you be worried if your urine is orange? Not quite yet, as orange urine can be caused by benign things as well as serious diseases. It's probably time to go see a doctor, though.
When it comes to urine, light is good. What does a completely clear urine color mean, though? Is that too much of a good thing?
A recent study has shown an association between constipation and the development of chronic kidney disease. The clinical implication of this finding is that practitioners need to be aware of these patients and they need to be managed appropriately.
Thirty-three million people in the United States have been diagnosed with overactive bladder. But is it a real disease? And is medication really necessary for controlling it?
Bladder infections are usually treated with antibiotics, but a new understanding of how bladder infections keep from being washed away in the flow of urine may soon lead to new treatments.
Previous clinical studies have shown a link exists between vitamin D deficiency and the occurrence of certain health-related conditions. A recent study has shown that vitamin deficiency may increase the risk of bladder cancer development.
A urethral diverticulum is a fairly rare condition in which a "pouch" forms along the urethra, sometimes leading to pelvic pain, difficulty urinating, incontinence, and painful sexual intercourse.
Urinary Tract Infections are very common during pregnancy. What you may not know, is that they can also be pretty dangerous. We will explore what UTIs are, how they can be treated, and which dangers they pose to pregnant women and their babies.