It can be alarming to see blood-red urine the toilet bowl, or green, blue, cloudy, or foamy liquid coming out of your body.

Most of the time, however, there’s a non-threatening explanation for urine that comes in all the colors of the rainbow.

The experts tell us that urine coming from a healthy body is straw-colored. It’s just a little yellow and transparent. From time to time, however, urine comes in different colors. Usually, strangely colored urine is of benign origins, but now and then it is a signal that it is time to go to the doctor. Here’s a rundown on the meanings of different colors of pee.

 

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