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what can help when urine smells like fish after eating fish

A 41-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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possible infection: Urinalysis will provide answer regarding possible urinary tract infection.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaginitis: It can be difficult to tell if a 'fishy' smell is coming from urine or the vagina it is usually related to vaginal infections (trichomoniasis, gardne ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Urine odor: A fishy smelll to urine is more often than not emanating from the vagina and is related to vaginitis. If you are also having blood clots vaginally yo ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
31 years experience Urology
Infection: if sexually related consider trichomonas or gardnerella. needs full evaluation and abx
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Urine odor: A fishy odor to the urine is usually actually from the vagina due to infection, but if this only occurs when you eat fish, then is related to some che ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Normal: What you described is quite normal. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Weight loss: You should see your doctor to run out diabetes. Fructoseamine can be used to determine if you have diabetes
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjeev Bakshi
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is possible for urine to smell like fish after eating fish. Unless you have symptoms of burning etc. there would not be a need for concern
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Fish: Fish have this smell, and therefore the smell is a chemical/substance that is excreted into urine after breakdown....Usually the proteins.

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