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A 31-year-old female asked:

why does my urine smell like sausage every time i eat it?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Spices: Lots of sausage brands have some spices inclusions and those may not be processed by our bodies and penetrate in the urine unprocessed causing your urine to smell like that.
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Urogynecology 32 years experience
Water intake?: Urine is a byproduct of the kidneys filtration of the blood. It is common for urine that is concentrated to have a stronger odor. Increasing water intake helps with this. However, vitamins and certain medications can also give the urine a stronger odor.

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What be the cause of my smelly urine?

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What causes smelly urine?

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What could make my urine smell strange?

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are some reasons that my urine would smell bad?

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Infection, not: Enough water, poor hygiene, among other things. Please have your doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What would cause dark and smelly urine?

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Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerned then visit your doctor.

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