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A 39-year-old member asked:

Why does urine smell after drinking strong alcohol heavily?

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Dr. Stephen Chinn
Urology 40 years experience
Diuretic: Alcohal is a potent diuretic resulting in frequent urination and dehydration - the best prevention is adequate fluid replenishment: every alcohalic beverage is best accompanied and followed with non-alcohalic fluid. If your urine appears heavy or dark yellow ("amber"), you're probably "dehydrated.".
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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Nephrology and Dialysis 11 years experience
Can also be due Ketoacids
Feb 1, 2014

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A 43-year-old member asked:

When you drink alcohol will your urine smell strong?

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Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 17 years experience
It should not.: Urine should smell differently from alcohol.
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