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sour urine smell

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on what you: Eat. Certain foods could change the pH and even the smell of your urine. If you have any other symptoms such as pain with urination or increased urge ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: You could have an infection so see your doctor.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: Urine does have a bad odor to it. When it's concentrated, it's even worse.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Diet: This is likely from your diet especially when it contains asparagus. Usually it bears no meaning healthwise.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: A fruity smell in urine is thought to be due to the prescence of ketones, which are acids produced from metabolism of sugar. Have your urine tested an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: The smell of urine is very personal & unique, reflecting your constitutional features and your oral consumptions, similar to body odor among indiv ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ketones: Ketones in the urine can cause a characteristic sweet odor. This can be seen in severe diabetes or low carbohydrate diets. It is the result of fat met ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: It seems u may be having infection. See u urologist for evaluation and work up.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Urine odor: Urine is often odorless. There are some diseases like diabetes that may create odors in the urine and some bacteria that grow in standing urine may pr ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible UTI: Get checked out for a urinary tract infection.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Need to eval urine: Besides getting some more details (pain? Frequency? ), we'd probably want to check that urine for signs of infection (urinary tract, sexually transmit ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Some foods: Contain substances like sulfur or ammonia like compounds that produce a noticeable odor when they are eliminated in the urine other body fluids eg swe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Inection: may be a combined UTI and vaginal infection. You must be checked, examined, tested and treated.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Sulfur: That would be sulfur. Be sure you are fully hydrated and see if it disappears. Your urine should be clear or lightly transluscent yellow, when properl ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Firas Barakat
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Proctitis colitis: Need to be treated for an infection with antibiotics if no resolution need to visit a gastroenterologist for endoscopy antibiotics should cover chlamy ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
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Bacon?: Wow that is an interesting one. Any other symptoms? Smell by itself is not so concerning and may be a reflection of what you eat or drink. If it pe ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Methane thiol: Benjamin franklin was the first to note that about half of people metabolize asparagus to a compound that has a distinctive odor. Methanethiol / methy ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Trichomonas: You have a infection.....get examined.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wells
43 years experience Psychiatry
Normal experience : This is a normal experience for about half the people who eat asparagus. It is not clear why the other half do not notice a change in the smell of the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
58 years experience Family Medicine
Not unusal: This is probably due to a change in diet or because your body has some element that it needs to get rid of. If you have other symptoms or this would ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Have not heard of: This. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Inherited: You have inherited an enzyme which converts a chemical found in asparagus into an aromatic sulfur compound which is rapidly excreted in urine. It is ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Hmmmmm: That's a lotta hogwash-:).
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