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why does my pee smell like popcorn

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Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
UTI : Get your urine for ua and culture to rule out infection.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
What did you eat?: Usually it is what you eat or drink that dictates the smell of your urine. Sugary foods if enough, will cause a rise in your serum blood glucose conc ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Probably normal...: Everyone's urine has its unique odor reflecting what you eat and drink, and soon after exposed to the air, its smell changes fast - the longer, the wo ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Probably ok since...: Urine smell may change from time to time reflecting what we might consume such as foods, beverages, supplements, and what urine concentration may be. ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Could be vitamins or something you ate
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Urine smell is quite personally unique and widely vary among people to reflect urine concentration, foods consumption, supplement use, etc. and it is ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Depends what you: The smell of urine is due to what you eat. Have you eaten popcorn recently? You can see your physician to see if there are other issues.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
See answer: Urine odor can depend of many things including hydration level, food or medication, infection or even systemic illness. It alone is uncommonly a cause ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Urine: Urine changes,concentration,color and smell depending on what you eat and drink so I would not worry abou it
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Likely Invokana: since the popcorn like smell is a result of urine full of glucose. I have had other patients complain of "sweet tea" and "just baked bread" smell to ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
UTI?: hep c doesn't present like that. maybe its a UTI. do a urinalysis with your physician
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