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urine smells like ammonia and is cloudy

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Raff
Dr. Ira Raff answered
56 years experience Urology
No: Urine has ammonia.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience Urology
Infection Possibly: Strong urine odors can arise from foods, medications, alterations in your metabolism or infection. An ammoniac smell to the urine can occur with dehy ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
7 wks baby urn ammon: Normally babies urine does not smell.But if urine is concentrated it can smell of ammonia.Mke your baby is getting enough milk and you can gise small ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
Maybe an infection: You should take her to the pediatrician to make sure she doesn't have an urinary tract infection.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Get tested: May be as simple as concentrated urine due to inadequate fluids. However this can be indicator of infection, hemolysis or liver disease. Please see y ... Read More
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: It is likely due to a urinary tract infection. See your doctor for a quick painless urine test (urinalysis - pee in a cup) to determine that.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ur In Fir Sum Fun!!: Firstly, flush, then burn a match!! This isn't always true, but that could mean you have an infection in your urine. Usually, however, you have sympt ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Impossible to say: If you are concerned about your urine would see your family doctor and give them a fresh specimen which can be sent for analysis. Your description is ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
14 years experience Urology
Possible UTI: Urinary tract infection can lead to cloudy foul smelling urine. See your primary doctor or urologist to have a urinalysis and urine culture to check ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Urine smell reflects what you consumed, how concentrated the urine is, and how your unique sense of smell is. In general, it's good idea to ignore uri ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Infection: of the bladder is most likely. See a clinic and get a urinalysis done, a dipstick test could tell almost immediately. Meanwhile, drink plenty of liq ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not normal: If you do have excess proteins in your urine you need to get checked. This can be from benign reasons, but you need a urinalysis.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginitis: There are several types of vaginal infection that can cause a discharge. The two most likely based on your description are bacterial vaginosis and chl ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
See a doctor...: Rectal bleeding can be a sign of potentially serious problems. Your urinary symptoms sound like a possible uti. See your doctor about both these asa ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
AMMONIA: Could simply be a concentration issue. Work on drinking enough to make 1.5-2 l urine/day if you're heart and kidneys can tolerate that much input.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps: Cloudy urine can be an indication of a uti. In fact, it usually is. However, cloudy urine can be caused by kidney disorders as well. Getting a urina ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
19 years experience Family Medicine
Need evaluation: Possible urine infection. Can be a basic UTI or something more concerning. In a sexually active young man there can be possibility of std like gono ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI ?: Would see your doctor and get checked for an infection.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, it can.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Urine smell is very personal and unique, reflecting the degree of urine concentration, the kinds of foods consumed, etc. So, it;s OK as long as being ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
It depends: Urine odor can be affected by how hydrated you are (how much you're drinking), and foods that you eat (e.g. Asparagus). Medical conditions can also a ... Read More
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Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Discharge or urine should never smell bad and generally indicates an infection. You need to get tested for vaginal infection, sexually transmitted inf ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Difficult to tell: This may relate to something you ate, the amount of fluids you have taken in, how long between urinations, etc. If you are not having any other sympt ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: This is grossly abnormal and needs rapid and thorough evaluation. Blood from urine and stool are very severe (presuming it is not coming from your me ... Read More
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