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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 female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Many vitamins: Cause smelly urine. Review with your physician if you really need this type and amount of vitamin.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Your described scenario needs a timely check to assure no UTI with detailed history and urinalysis from proper urine collection. If all turn out okay, ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI: I am pretty sure you have a UTI as well. Urine smell is not a good predictor of infection as it is affected by too many other things.
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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. 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 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 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 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 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaypal Arya
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Indigestion: your food is not digested. if symptoms are long enough consult GI for endoscopy .Normally food should be out of stomach in 2 hrs, there are many cause ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
14 years experience Urology
Unclear: Foods (for example asparagus) or medications can do this. However, best to have urine evaluated if you don't have a recently new medication or diet e ... Read More
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 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 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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Cohen
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Maybe sulfites: Foul smelling urine is a sign worth investigating. Urine that smells like rotten eggs may indicate excretion of sulfites in the urine. This may be rel ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
See my remaks: As a Urologist who has had the occasion to smell urine more than a thousand times,I hven't smelled a nutty on..But what is the urine ? It is the bypro ... Read More
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A member asked:
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 female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Urinary odor: Urinary odor can be a caused ingested foods (asparagus, onions, garlic, etc) , infection, metabolic illness (diabetes, inherited disorders). Try elim ... Read More
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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. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Acid reflux: Acid reflux can cause this. Please see a doctor for treatment as this can cause serious problems to your teeth , esophagus, and your sleep.
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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evelyn Anderson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely: Breakdown products of normal digestion often give stool/intestinal gas the typical rotten egg smell. Bacteria participate in this breakdown process, e ... Read More
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