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My urine is DARK orange and smells kinda gross...not terrible just a little worse than normal?

All I've eaten today is noodles and salad. I've been drinking a lot of black tea and had some blue gatorade. What could be causing this? I'm not really experiencing any pain or anything..

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:05 PM on Feb. 3, 2011 in Health

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  • a possible infection or impuritys from yesterday

    Answer by nofi1389 at 6:06 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • no water. Drink lots of water & your pee won't be so nasty.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 6:09 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • if no pain with pee
    i am guessing it is all the artifical food dyes in the gatorade
    blue gatorade has TONS of food dyes

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:10 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • Could be dehydration. Tea has caffeine that is a diarrhetic. Try drinking more water or caffeine free tea and see if that helps.

    Answer by babyboyzz at 6:10 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • sounds like dehydration. Drink more water and less black tea.

    Answer by dana63 at 6:16 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • def. the black tea. any caffiene will prob. do it to you. coffee does it to me haha

    Answer by ashleyxo8 at 6:16 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • Have you started taking a lot of vitamins? That can give you nasty urine, too.

    Answer by SWasson at 8:45 PM on Feb. 3, 2011

  • Drink a lot of water, and see if it fixes it. If not, go get some bloodwork done, orange urine is a sign of your liver not working right and causing bilirubin in your body. So if the water doesn't fix it, then you need to go to the dr right away. Not something to mess around with when your urine is dark orange.

    Answer by AshleyBDG at 8:45 AM on Feb. 5, 2011

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