The color of urine during pregnancy

What can change the color of urine during pregnancy?

First, let's talk about the banal general (clinical) analysis of urine. The first thing that is evaluated in this analysis is the color. Normally, the color of urine during pregnancy is yellow in different shades. But there may be some changes. And they do not always talk about pathology. For example, if you ate beets, cherries or blackberries, then the color of urine acquires a corresponding shade. And if you take vitamins of yellow color, the urine will be intensely yellow. But if there were no coloring products in the diet, then, perhaps, it is worth thinking about why the color of urine suddenly changed.

During pregnancy, the urogenital system of a woman experiences a double load. Enlargedworm, growing fetuses, complicating their function. In addition, during pregnancy, the kidneys have to work for two organisms: to withdraw the metabolic products from the organism of the mother and her growing child. Analysis is the same as when you visit a doctor. This allows you to identify many abnormalities of pregnancy.

The color of urine can be from light yellow to rich yellow. It depends on the pigment content in it. The degree of coloration varies depending on the total amount of urine allocated and the specific gravity of urine. Pale often has a low specific gravity, intense - high.

The pathological color of urine may be due to:

  • the presence of bile pigments (color from greenish-yellow to brown)
  • the presence of blood (reddish hues)
  • the presence of urobilin (amber)
  • taking some medications
  • if you drink a little

The main thing is that it should not be cloudy.

Normal urine has a straw-yellow color of varying intensity. The color of urine in healthy people is determined by the presence of substances formed from the pigments of the blood (urobilin, urochromes, hematoporphyrin, etc.). The color of urine varies depending on its relative density, daily volume and the presence of various coloring components that enter the human body with food, medicines, vitamins. For example, red color can be caused by amidopyrine, pink - acetylsalicylic acid, carrots, beets, greenish blue - methylene blue, brown - bearish ears, sulfonamides, activated charcoal, greenish yellow - rhubarb, Alexandria leaf, rich yellow - riboflavin , 5-NOC, furagin.

Normally, the more intense the yellow color of urine, the higher its relative density and vice versa. Concentrated urine has a brighter color. However, the normal color of urine does not yet indicate that it is the urine of a healthy person.

In various diseases, changes in color of urine may be an important diagnostic feature. So, for example, dark yellow color of urine is noted at heart failure (stagnant kidney, edema), vomiting, diarrhea; pale - with diabetes, greenish-yellow - with jaundice, greenish-brown (color of beer) - with parenchymal jaundice, red - with renal colic, kidney infarction (presence of blood or hemoglobin), color of "meat slops" - with acute inflammation kidneys (nephritis), dark (almost black) - with acute hemolytic anemia, melanoma.

Changes only the color of the urine sediment can be associated with the presence of a large number of salts, pus, mucus, red blood cells. Thus, with a high urate content, the precipitate has a brownish-red dark yellow color of urine is noted with heart failure (congestive kidney, edema), vomiting, diarrhea; pale - with diabetes, greenish-yellow - with jaundice, greenish-brown (color of beer) - with parenchymal jaundice, red - with renal colic, kidney infarction (presence of blood or hemoglobin), color of "meat slops" - with acute inflammation kidneys (nephritis), dark (almost black) - with acute hemolytic anemia, melanoma.

Changes only the color of the urine sediment can be associated with the presence of a large number of salts, pus, mucus, red blood cells. Thus, with a high urate content, the precipitate has a brownish-red dark yellow color of urine is noted with heart failure (congestive kidney, edema), vomiting, diarrhea; pale - with diabetes, greenish-yellow - with jaundice, greenish-brown (color of beer) - with parenchymal jaundice, red - with renal colic, kidney infarction (presence of blood or hemoglobin), color of "meat slops" - with acute inflammation kidneys (nephritis), dark (almost black) - with acute hemolytic anemia, melanoma.

Changes only the color of the urine sediment can be associated with the presence of a large number of salts, pus, mucus, red blood cells. Thus, with a high urate content, the precipitate has a brownish-red greenish-brown (color of beer) - with parenchymal jaundice, red - with renal colic, kidney infarction (presence of blood or hemoglobin), color of "meat slops" - with acute inflammation of the kidneys (nephritis), dark (almost black) - with acute hemolytic anemia, melanoma.

Changes only the color of the urine sediment can be associated with the presence of a large number of salts, pus, mucus, red blood cells. Thus, with a high urate content, the precipitate has a brownish-red greenish-brown (color of beer) - with parenchymal jaundice, red - with renal colic, kidney infarction (presence of blood or hemoglobin), color of "meat slops" - with acute inflammation of the kidneys (nephritis), dark (almost black) - with acute hemolytic anemia, melanoma.

Changes only the color of the urine sediment can be associated with the presence of a large number of salts, pus, mucus, red blood cells. Thus, with a high urate content, the precipitate has a brownish-redcolor, uric acid - yellow, phosphate - whitish.

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