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Urine smells like cauliflower

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Escobar
Dr. David Escobaranswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Dehydration or Infxn: If your urine is very concentrated, it can have a pungent smell. Usually this is due to dehydration, but it can also be due to infection. If you are... Read More
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Get checked : I am guessing that you are referring to a whole honey glazed ham fresh out of the oven with a sweet aroma rather than packaged slices for sandwiches. ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Possible UTI: Get checked out for a urinary tract infection.
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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
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Urine: If you are not symptomatic with pain , frequency and fevers - it should not be an issue. Smell can be strong is it is too concentrated when u are dehy... Read More
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Bacon: If you aren't having any other problems or pain with urination I wouldn't worry. Urine smell can change with all types of food.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erica Bial
Specializes in Pain Management
Maybe: If you are taking vitamins, then many of them are water soluble. This means that your kidney will remove any excess that your body doesn't use and the... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Urine salt smell: Recon it has lots of salt in it. I have smelled lots of urine over 50 years and never found one that smelled to me like salt. So maybe it is you nose ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Suggest urinalysis: Symptom could be from urinary infection. Thus best to have your urine checked
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Urine odor: Urine that smells like salt is likely a urea smell; this indicates concentrated urine and dietary protein. Some other foods will give a urine odor. ... Read More

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