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Urine smells like peanut butter

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
See a doctor. This may or may not be a concern. I think that urine and blood testing is needed

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 51 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 51 years experience
Here are some ...: Urine odor and sense of smell are personally unique, reflecting what you consume - foods, drinks, drugs, supplements, etc. and how you perceive. It's ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
59 years experience
You need a urinalysi: Many things can cause an odor in the urine. I a urinalysis is normal, then there is nothing to worry about.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
May be nothing: It may be nothing, and just a consequence of excreting a metabolite of something you ate the night before. Concentrated urine sometimes will have pec... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Depends what you: The smell of urine is due to what you eat. Have you eaten popcorn recently? You can see your physician to see if there are other issues.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: Haven't heard of a disease that makes urine smell like plastic, but a primary care doctor can evaluate and get all the patient's details. Referral to ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Urinalysis: Check for infections, kidney function abnormalities .There is a congenital condition called maple syrup urine disease where there is abnormality in br... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Have urine tested: If urine doesnt smell right. Go to your doctor and have it tested. Urine is normally sterile and doesnt have a particular odor.