A 43-year-old member asked:
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what does it mean when your urine smells like fish?

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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, gardnerella, or bacterial vaginosis). If a man has a fishy smell his urine he may have gotten a bacterial infection from a woman he had sex with.
Answered on Sep 5, 2018

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