A 30-year-old female asked:
I recently started giving my 2 month old baby boy formula milk, and i noticed that his urine smells strong. should i be worried? the reason i started feeding him formula is because i dont have enough breast milk therefore i top up with formula.
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Foul smelling urine could be a sign of UTI (urinary tract infection) especially in uncircumcised infant with fever.
Answered Mar 24, 2021
Dr. Birendra Tandananswered
Urology 36 years experience
If the child is otherwise healthy observe for few days. If not better then see a ped. and get urine checked
Answered Mar 25, 2021
Last updated Mar 25, 2021
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