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What does it mean when your urine smells sweet

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
So simple: A simple dipstick test of your urine (in your doctor's office) can instantly determine if your urine is normal. Reduced perspiration when working out ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Urology 28 years experience
How does blood smell: Not sure how blood smells. You could have your doctor do a urinalysis and see if there is microscopic (blood you can't see) in it.
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 46 years experience
Blood: You probably have some blood in the urine do ua
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possible infection: Urinalysis will provide answer regarding possible urinary tract infection.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
High protein intake: The kidney excretes acid by producing ammonia which traps the acid in urine. Most people eat 1mosm/kg per day of acid in the form of protein ( amino ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
Urology 25 years experience
Infection Possibly: Strong urine odors can arise from foods, medications, alterations in your metabolism or infection. An ammoniac smell to the urine can occur with dehy... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 28 years experience
Different reasons: Certain foods (asparagus -too many-) or bacterial infections may produce bad smell in urine. A urinalysis may help clarify this.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 15 years experience
Many possibilities: Urine smelling stronger could be the product of food or drink (asparagus for example lead to increased urine odor), hydration, or urine infection. If... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Melon-smelling urine: Diabetes and starvation can cause a sweet, fruity urine odor, possibly like melon.
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.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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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

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