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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Urine smell is quite personally unique and widely vary among people to reflect urine concentration, foods consumption, supplement use, etc. and it is ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
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.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
See answer: Urine odor can depend of many things including hydration level, food or medication, infection or even systemic illness. It alone is uncommonly a cause ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Urine: Urine changes,concentration,color and smell depending on what you eat and drink so I would not worry abou it
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 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 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
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 female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
29 years experience General Surgery
Is this normal for u: A trip to your local practitioner for a simple dip stick urinalysis would alleviate a lot of stress. ( Probably )
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Penile Discharge: Unless proven otherwise this is either a common sexually transmitted infection or it is a serious inflammation or infection of your prostate gland. T ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Could be vitamins or something you ate
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
SMELLY HOUSE!: Hello~ answering that question goes way beyond my capabilities, since you are asking me to guess the cause of a smell 2000mi away ! Common sense ! Loo ... Read More
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 56-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 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
58 years experience Urology
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.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
What did you eat?: Usually it is what you eat or drink that dictates the smell of your urine. Sugary foods if enough, will cause a rise in your serum blood glucose conc ... 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not uncommon: Depending on the food you ate, it's not uncommon that urine odor would reflect this. Your body has to process food into breakdown products so you can ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: I would suspect bacterial vaginosis.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Fairly normal: This is not unusual, especially for some foods like asparagus. Increase your water intake, and urine will be less concentrated and smelly. You may s ... Read More
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