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Jacksonville, FL
A 27-year-old female asked:

My husband urine smells like popcorn. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Terence Chapman
Urologic Oncology 26 years experience
See answer: Urine odor can depend of many things including hydration level, food or medication, infection or even systemic illness. It alone is uncommonly a cause for concern in the absence of any other symptoms or signs. A checkup and urinalysis would help determine if there is an abnormality, but it is unlikely to be a sign of disease.

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Lexington, KY
A 24-year-old female asked:

What does it mean if my urine smells like popcorn?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Depends what you: The smell of urine is due to what you eat. Have you eaten popcorn recently? You can see your physician to see if there are other issues.

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