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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Infection, Asparagus: Asparagus small is quite distinctive and occurs soon after consuming. Many utis are associated with smelly urine and frequently is the only symptom.
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Urine odors: Smelly urine very often is not due to any pathologic conditions or illness. Certain break down products of foods, like asparagus, cause smelly urine. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Yu
25 years experience in Urology
Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerne ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Asparagus, garlic...: The most well known food to cause urine to have an odor is asparagus, which leads to excretion of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Many possible causes: Of smelly urine: concentrated due to dehydration & low fluid intake causes a strong smell.Urinary infections may be most common cause of foul smelling ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Yu
25 years experience in Urology
Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerne ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: You can prevent your urine from having an unpleasant odor by drinking six to eight glasses of water per day. Diluted, uninfected urine does not have a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Smelly urine is suggestive, not indicative for UTI, and usually results from concentrated urine, from what foods consumed, from infection / inflammati ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience in Psychiatry
Different reasons: Not drinking enough water, certain foods in excess (eg asparagus, smelly urine) or the presence of different elements (bacteria, blood, even in minor ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Kaplan
53 years experience in Urology
Uti: Probably UTI but could also consider vaginitis or std.
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