10+ Facts About Pee That May Make You Squirm

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10+ Facts About Pee That May Make You Squirm
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From knowing the number of times you pee to 'how to pee' without letting the stream go anywhere on the toilet seat, today you'll be getting to know all that you've been unaware of. The following 15 points will tell you aspects related to urine you have forgotten or never cared to remember, but they carry great importance in your life. Since you're losing a significant amount of urine in an entire day, at times you also face problems in urinating, so we thought to inform you about them and assure you that you're not the only one to face them. 

Ready for pee etiquettes, inspection and other bizarre facts about it?

Some of the facts may be eye-openers, some may make you twitch, have fun reading them. 

1. Pee composition

1. Pee composition

Your urine contains approximately  95% of water.

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2. For whitening teeth

2. For whitening teeth
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Eew! Well, it sounds disgusting, but the remains of your urine will result in whiter teeth as per Roman authors like Catullus. Because ammonia is a good chemical agent for removing stains, that is what urine decomposes into.

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3. Will you go and pee in that vacant spot?

3. Will you go and pee in that vacant spot?
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If that's a NO, then you're probably suffering from Paruresis in which you carry a phobia of people being around, resulting in your incapability to urinate. 

4. Girls don't pee from vagina, for those who did not know!

4. Girls don't pee from vagina, for those who did not know!
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The organ in the female body for dispensing the urine is urethra and not a vagina. There is another place present above the vaginal opening to serve the purpose.

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5. Oliguria

5. Oliguria
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Did it sound alien to you? Well, if your body is producing abnormally small amounts of urine, then the condition is called Oliguria.

6. 3000 components

6. 3000 components
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Your urine's composition has more than 3000 compounds.

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7. Potential gunpowder

7. Potential gunpowder
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Your urine contains nitrate also among the 3000 compounds, which then can be converted from calcium nitrate to potassium nitrate. After that is done, combine it with charcoal and sulphur; there you have it, gunpowder from urine.

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8. You pee for 7 times a day

8. You pee for 7 times a day
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It's the case when you're normal, although I wouldn't label you as abnormal if you don't do it for seven times a day or you do it more than that. It depends on your consumption of food and drinks, yet if the frequency is too high or low, then you should see a doctor.

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9. Bladder capacity

9. Bladder capacity
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On an average 1500 ml of urine is produced in your body in 24 hours and the bladder is only able to hold 400 to 600 ml of it. That means if you force yourself in not going to the restroom then after 9-10 hours, you'll pee in your pants because of the pressure. Don't try it at home.

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10. The red eyes while swimming are caused due to presence of urine in water. 

10. The red eyes while swimming are caused due to presence of urine in water. 
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Not because of chlorine. That's actually the mix of urine and chlorine that causes red itchy eyes. 

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11. The jellyfish sting neutralisation with pee is a myth. 

11. The jellyfish sting neutralisation with pee is a myth. 
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The powerful, alkaline toxins cannot be neutralised by the urine. The only relief can be the warmth of the urine. 

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12. Pee can be used as a good fertilizer. 

12. Pee can be used as a good fertilizer. 
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There is nitrogen and phosphorus in a good quantity in urine. These make the plants juicier and tastier. 

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A bonus tip for men: 

A bonus tip for men: 

How to avoid the mess of pee when hard...

Well, I'm sure you don't want your seat to be messed with your urine and that is why you just have to see and learn. The right part of the image perfectly explains how to pee with an erect part.

Not a fact about your urine but I'm sure it will come in handy.

Did you already know more than 10 of these facts?