A 53-year-old male asked:
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my urine has an odor of buttery almonds, it doesn't smell sweet fruity or of ammonia, i do not drink and i eat a varied diet what could be the cause?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Smell of urine: It might be ammonia or ketones making it smell. See your doctor and get checked.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Urine Odor: I am a bit baffled by your question. This does not in any way imply disease or any other medical condition. What else is going on to prompt this type of question?
Answered on Mar 18, 2016
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