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Cloudy Urine in The Morning

Urine is cloudy in the morning

In the early morning when urination or defecation, you may see the white cloudy urine flow (turbid), which Is usually an accidental or normal and should be considered in the following ways:

Increase in metabolite during pregnancy

Metabolism is active during pregnancy. Too many metabolites from pregnant women and fetuses will be excreted through the urine of the pregnant women. These metabolites include urea, uric acid, creatine and creatinine, and will precipitates to cause cloudy urine in the first morning urine.

Dehydration & cloudy urine

People are almost always in a dehydrated state when sleeping at night due to drinking less water, so that the salts in urine ranges up to saturation, and then precipitate.

So, the salts precipitate in urine and the cloudy appearance thus appears in the first morning urine. And also, the color of urine is deepened from deep yellow urine to dark-brown urine. That looks like a tea-colored urine.

Length of residence time of urine

The length of residence time of urine is a common cause for precipitation of salts to lead to cloudy urine in people. After a night of sleep, urine stays in the bladder for several hours, so that the cloudy urine may appear when you get up for your first pee in the morning.

Low temperature in the morning

Low temperatures in the early morning is easy to cool your urine down, which is another main cause of cloudy urine for healthy people to accelerate the precipitation of salts.

From the above

Except for the cases with urinary tract symptoms, cloudy urine in the morning is a normal physiological phenomenon most of the time. That can occur in anyone after a night of sleep, and may also appear in women during pregnancy. The cold weather in the morning also play a role in the formation of cloudy urine.

Why cloudy urine in the morning?

No need to worry too much, if your first urine is cloudy in the morning, because it is a normal sign many of the time. You should check whether there is some feelings of discomfort during the urination or after that. In general, cloudy urine caused by diseases, will be often accompanied by some urinary tract symptoms, such as:

If you have no symptoms at this time of passing urine, check your urine and sensation in the next several times. The harmless cloudy urine is usually accidental or not frequent, and also cause no symptoms. If not so, urinary tract infection may be present.

Why cloudy urine in the morning?

When sleep at night, the body is dehydrated, and hence the urine concentration will be increased; After a night of sleep, urine stays in the bladder for a long residence time, so that the urine may be cloudy when you get up for the first pee in the morning. This sign are more common in cold season associated with urine cooling.

During pregnancy, the pregnant women's urine contains more waste products, especially during a night of sleep, and then, cloudy urine in the morning is more frequent than usual.


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Last update: 2012-07-19