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What reason would urine smell like penicillin?

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Ultra-filtrate : Your urine is an ultra-filtrate of your blood. If you urine has a chemical smell or smells like penicillin it is because your kidneys are removing that chemical from your blood and releasing it into your urine. In wwii we didn't have enough penicillin and we would use the penicillin released in the urine of one patient to treat the next patient, .

Answered 9/27/2017



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