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A 19-year-old female asked:

So every now and then when i use the bathroom, my urine will have a strong odor...smelling like beef jerky, actually. i know thats gross. when i drink water it goes back to normal. is something wrong?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Normal: This occurs when your urine is concentrated and is normal. When you drink more water, you dilute your urine and the odor is not as noticeable.

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