Do you know if your body is short of water or not? The urine color chart gives you a clear understanding of your body's moisture content. Through the urine color chart, you can easily determine if your body has enough water, whether it has lost moisture, whether it needs to be replenished immediately, and so on. Here are the various urine colors and the corresponding physical conditions. You can easily compare your urine color and assess whether your body is short of water.
Pale Straw, Honey Urine or Amber Color: Generally, it means you are drinking a lot of fluid, or you are taking a diuretic drug that forces the body to get rid of excess water.
Bright Yellow Urine: It means you have drunk enough fluid, and it is a sign of normal, hydrated person.
Dark Yellow Urine: Usually it is a sign that you need to drink some fluid. Our body needs a certain amount of fluid to be functioned, when the fluid is lack, the urine will become strong and heavy, and the color will be more darker.
Black Urine: The cause may be taking or intramuscularly taking iron-containing drugs such as metronidazole, nitrofurantoin, cascara or senna laxatives, sorbitol, methocarbamol, and phenol derivatives cresol.
Blue Urine: The hypercalcemia (blue diaper syndrome) can cause blue urine, as Hartnup disease does.
Dark Brown or Cola Urine: This color of urine may be caused by eating or intramuscular injection of drugs, or it may eat a lot of colored foods, such as broad beans, rhubarb, etc., or may be caused by liver and kidney diseases, or urinary tract infections.
Clear Urine with No Yellow: It may be that you drink too much, so that your urine looks like water.
White, Cloudy or Murky Urine (Albinuria): It may be urinary tract infections (UTI) and/or kidney stones can cause turbid or dark urine. Need to see a doctor.
Green Urine: Drugs or brightly colored food can cause the urine to be green.
Orange Colored Urine: It may indicate a problem with your liver or bile duct, especially if you have light stools. It may also be caused by dehydration.
Purple Urine: The only known reason for purple urine is purple urine bag syndrome
Reddish Orange Urine: The drugs rifampicin (Rimadin, Rimactane) and Phenazopyridine (Pyridium) can turn urine into red-orange.
Red or Pink Urine: Some foods or drugs will turn your urine into red or pink. In addition, if it is red caused by blood in the urine, you need to find a doctor to further confirm what caused it.