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Urine much more yellow in color. stool color pale in color,

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urine much more yellow in color. stool color pale in color
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: lipitor lisinopril metoprolol metformin glipizide citalopram. saw doctor who ordered ultrasound of bladder and liver enzyme test no result yet
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: history of coronary artery disease. had bowel obstruction surgery in 2005
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 1 year ago.

Hi there ...

Thank you for the question ...

Sometime low fluid intake could be the reason of yellow Urine , but if both Urine and stool are Yellow and you have low appetite and feeling of tiredness than possibility of Jaundice should be ruled out specially when you are on Lipitor as this can disturb Liver enzymes .

Liver function test will clear situation .

If all parameters comes to be normal than you should encourage yourself to take plenty of water .

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Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Jaundice is yellow skin.

Yellow urine can be from bile obstruction.

You do not report jaundice however.

Yellow urine can be from dehydration from any cause.

This includes kidney problems, diabetes, and others.

Pale stool goes with bile obstruction, not typical of lipitor.

More like gallstones, or bile stasis from another reason. Any disease of the biliary system.

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