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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
31 years experience Pathology
Cat urine: Ammonia smell. Ammonia is derived from protein metabolism. Need to drink plenty of H2O.

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A 48-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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
Dilution: Certain foods (such as asparagus) can cause odors in urine. There are no specific foods that "prevent" urine from being malodorous other than water ( ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hygiene: If you are talking about usual urine odor that is present in some folks, i would suggest to exercise proper hygiene, to begin with. After each urine p ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Louie
19 years experience Urology
More water: There is no prevention of odor; just dilution or prevention by avoiding certain foods. Avoid asparagus. Drink lots of water until your urine is clear, ... Read More
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Get it tested: You need to check the urine by testing it at your doctor to assess if you have blood in it (not coloration of urine due to eating something like beet ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
31 years experience Pathology
Urine: yeast = fishy smell. Clear urine should not smell. Fishy smell suggests infection, likely overgrowth Candida sps.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Varies: Sometimes incontinence. Possibly not bathing as often or changing clothes as often for some.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Unlikely. : Urine is produced in the kidneys, travels down to the bladder in one direction, then out the urethra. Certain foods or medications that are ingested c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a Clincian: A foul odor in the urine may be a sign of an infection, that will require a prescription to treat. See a clinician for proper evaluation and diagnosi ... Read More
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