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what causes foul odor in urine

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Bladder infection: Foul-smelling urine can come from a bladder infection or even from certain foods that we eat. Stds do not usually effect the bladder and i wouldn't th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Unlikely: Neither high calcium nor levo. Will cause foul odor. Most common cause of dark, strong urine is dehydration. You should be drinking minimum of 100 oun ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Possible but...: Any chemical may carry its unique odor after mixing with natural vaginal fluid which even varies among individuals; it's of no exception for replens. ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Concentration: Morning urine tends to be very concentrated due to lack of fluid consumption for the preceding 8-12 hours. Anything dissolved in the urine will be mo ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely : Hopefully cat is litter trained. Urine smell can be minimized by using a differenk kind of litter, ie scented clumping litter & remove clumps caused b ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: Kidney problems can cause that smell you mention, see your doctor sooner than later.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: The contraceptive patch is not likely to affect the urine. However, the urine findings suggest dehydration more than anything. Try drinking more water ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, it can.
A female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: Urine analysis can be performed in most offices. This is a quick way to know the answer. No need to wait.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Brancato
13 years experience Urology
Oder: Maloderous urine does not always imply UTI. It may be related to dehydration, certain foods (asparagus), ketones (if diabetic), etc. If you are not ex ... Read More
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