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what does it mean when urine smells fishy?

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Different reasons: Certain foods (asparagus -too many-) or bacterial infections may produce bad smell in urine. A urinalysis may help clarify this.
Answered on Sep 10, 2013

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