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A 37-year-old female asked:

What could cause very smelly urine everyday, often darker in colour, no uti, definitely not dehydration, 4-5ltrs a day of water everyday. hba1c normal, at home glucose finger prick and at home urine dipstick test all normal?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
If there are no urinary issues, the smell may be from vaginal secretions. It would be prudent to consult your gynecologist for an evaluation. Wish you good health!
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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
You do not need to drink 4-5 liters of water a day, otherwise you have to make many trips to the bathroom. Please pay attention to you diet which could be the cause.
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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Le commented
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
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Drinking more water does not help dry mouth in people with Sjogren's syndrome.
Oct 3, 2021

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