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Bad Smelling Urine (Overview)

Odorous urine is a clinical finding that suggests infection of the urinary tract.


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Bad smelling urine. No pain, blood or anything associated with infection. What could it be?

Bad smelling urine. No pain, blood or anything associated with infection. What could it be?

Smell: not a good indicator of anything wrong at all. Foods and medications and chemicals go into the urine. Asparagus especially is quite mal odorous. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health ...Read more

Bad Smelling Urine (Overview)

Odorous urine is a clinical finding that suggests infection of the urinary tract.


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I smoked weed for the first time about two days ago. How long will it take my body to get rid of it in time for a test(most likely urine)?

I smoked weed for the first time about two days ago. How long will it take my body to get rid of it in time for a test(most likely urine)?

Cannabis metabolism: Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. ...Read more

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Overcoming Bad Breath (Checklist)

See doctor to check: post-nasal drip, acid reflux, dry mouth
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If you can't find cause, ask your dentist for oral bacteria DNA test
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How long can a urine sample sit before it is sent to lab for testing without going bad?

How long can a urine sample sit before it is sent to lab for testing without going bad?

Depends : Some things such as glucose must be tested pretty quick as they are consumed by cells and bacteria in the urine. Cells deteriorate quickly, bacteria multiply quickly. Protein could deteriorate. The ph can change depending upon bacterial action. Sodium, potassium, chloride, an similar elemental analytes are unchanged in spite of temperature and or biologic processes. In general test asap. ...Read more

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Bad smelling urine. No pain, blood or anything associated with infection. What could it be?

Smell: not a good indicator of anything wrong at all. Foods and medications and chemicals go into the urine. Asparagus especially is quite mal odorous. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Over a year i been having bad smelling urine and its cloudy, seen dr 6 months ago they said UTI & gave antibiotics when gone it came right back. help?

Over a year i been having bad smelling urine and its cloudy, seen dr 6 months ago they said UTI & gave antibiotics  when gone it came right back. help?

Here are some...: It is logical to have a pair of urinalysis (UA) + urine culture at UTI from properly collected fresh urine specimen which is done before antibiotics and in week as well as in 2 weeks after completing a 7-day course of antibiotics. Meanwhile, record the voiding pattern before & after antibiotics. So doing will allow anyone to verify and correlate with your claims about recurrent UTI. Then... ...Read more

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Extreme body odor can be smelled from far away Strong bad smelling urine Bad breath Saw Dermatologist Nephrologist Kidney is fine but smell is 24/7?

Extreme body odor can be smelled from far away Strong bad smelling urine Bad breath Saw Dermatologist Nephrologist Kidney is fine but smell is 24/7?

What do you do?: Body odor is caused either by something you eat or from bacterial breakdown such is axilla or other locations. Are you eating something such as garlic or other types of food that comes through your pores. Do you use deodorant or bathe at least once per day? These are routine suggestions. ...Read more

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Is urine too dilute a bad thing ?

Is urine too dilute a bad thing ?

Yes: Excess urine excretion may be a sign of adrenal or kidney problem. You could also have a low adh (vasopressin). Also you could be overhydrated. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more