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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


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My gma's had stabbing pains in kidney, she says no urine change but I notice it has a sickeningly sweet odor (could tht part just be bc she's diabetic?)

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My gma's had stabbing pains in kidney, she says no urine change but I notice it has a sickeningly sweet odor (could tht part just be bc she's diabetic?)

Diabetes: Historically speaking, diabetes mellitus (common type) was once diagnosed via sweet tasting urine b/c excess sugar "spilled" into urine. Since you know your grandma has diabetes and she's now complaining of stabbing pain, please take her to see her Family Doc or Geriatrician. If that's not possible, take her to Urgent Care or ER for evaluation. ...Read more

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Chemical odor in urine----sometimes 48--female drinks plenty of water, urine is clear to light yellow going through menopause. Starting eating apples, sometimes 2 a day. No other dietary changes. Sexual activity has increased with husband of 21 years. Ni

Chemical odor in urine----sometimes 48--female drinks plenty of water, urine is clear to light yellow going through menopause. Starting eating apples, sometimes 2 a day. No other dietary changes. Sexual activity has increased with husband of 21 years. Ni

It: It sounds like the person in question would benefit from a urinalysis. This need to be done in a doctor's office. Things like ketones, protein, glucose, white blood cells, etc. Are measured.
Often times a chemical odor or fruity odor can indicate ketosis which can be caused by diabetes or a very low carb diet. However, it is very diffucult to say without an evaluation.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi my urine has changed colour to very pale green and has a funny smell please help?

Hi my urine has changed colour to very pale green and has a funny smell please help?

What you eat: Urine changes color based on what you eat and drink. For example eating asparagus often gives the urine a very strange smell. Drink plenty of water and don't worry about the color. If you have pain when you urinate, fever or if the urine looks cloudy then you may have an infection so see a doctor for a urine test. ...Read more

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My vagina smells weird, not a fishy smell more of a urine/sweat. I shower wash and change my underwear everyday. Smell comes right through my pants?

My vagina smells weird, not a fishy smell more of a urine/sweat. I shower wash and change my underwear everyday. Smell comes right through my pants?

Get examined: You need to have a GYN MD examine the vaginal area and possible discharge to see if here is a bacterial infection ongoing. First, eliminate any feminine deodorant or douching products. Wash externally only with Dove, Caress or Ivory soap. Take a extra pair of cotton underwear in a zip lock bag in your purse, and change mid day with the used underwear placed in the zip lock bag. ...Read more

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Today I noticed my urine has a strong ammonia smell. Why? I have only been drink water for past week. I gave up soda. That's only diet change I've made.

Today I noticed my urine has a strong ammonia smell. Why? I have only been drink water for past week. I gave up soda. That's only diet change I've made.

URINE ODOR: The smell you describe suggests urine that is concentrated, which may indicate dehydration, infection, kidney stones. This odor can also sometimes be associated w/ high protein foods like meat or eggs. Adequately hydrate yourself, monitor odor over the next several days for resolution and if odor persists, connect w/ me via inbox consult or visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi - I have noticed a change in body odour, urine and faeces smell for a few months now - smells like oniony garlic smell - also have loose stools?

Hi - I have noticed a change in body odour, urine and faeces smell for a few months now - smells like oniony garlic smell - also have loose stools?

Here are some. ..: Have you experienced any change in your energy & ability to conduct daily chores and tasks of living? If not, congratulate; it yes, concern. To solve this mystery, let's begin with self-searching for possible change in eating habits or lifestyle over the past few months. And bring those as possible identifiable factors to Dr. For analysis, physical exam, & tests as needed so to deduce Dx for Rx ...Read more

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Daughter on prescribed miralax (polyethylene glycol) for a long time. As she has gotten older her urine, especially 1st change in the morning, smells awful. Is this normal?

Daughter on prescribed miralax (polyethylene glycol) for a long time. As she has gotten older her urine, especially 1st change in the morning, smells awful. Is this normal?

This is not: Normal. She suffers from chronic constipation and it is possible that she has developed urinary tract infection. She needs to be tested. Please make appointment with your pediatrician so she can start treatment. Further diagnostic work up if necessary. ...Read more

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Does urine have a strong odor?

Does urine have a strong odor?

Many Reasons: Urine is a filtered byproduct from our blood and stored in the bladder until release. Urine's odor can change with certain foods like asparagus or coffee but also with infections. If you are experiencing other symptoms like abdominal pain, pain with urination, urinating more frequently, or significant change in urine odor and color, then I would recommend evaluation by healthcare provider. ...Read more

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What causes my urine to have a strong odor?

What causes my urine to have a strong odor?

The following: Concentrated urine can have strong smell, happens with low fluid intake. Infected urine from UTI classically has bad smell. Certain foods, especially asparagus give urine very distinct stong odor. ...Read more

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What can make your urine have a strong odor?

What can make your urine have a strong odor?

Some foods and meds: Anything that is excreted in the urinary tract can cause your urine to smell. The classic food that causes a strong smell in the urine is asparagus. Some medications, especially antibiotics (e.g., penicillins) can also cause a strong smell in the urine. ...Read more

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Why does my urine sometimes have a strong onion odor?

Why does my urine sometimes have a strong onion odor?

Urine odor: Urine odor is usually due to something you have had to eat. For instance many people right after the have asparagus have a strong odor to their urine. ...Read more

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How do I get urine odors out of freshly washed laundry?

How do I get urine odors out of freshly washed laundry?

Vinegar solution: The best way is to soak the item (s) of clothing in a mixture of white vinegar and warm water for several hours. There is no "magic" combination, but probably about 1 part vinegar (white!) to 3-4 parts of water usually does the trick. Then, rewash items as usual, with laundry detergent. ...Read more

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My urine is very dark n has an odd odor. Wat could this mean?

My urine is very dark n has an odd odor. Wat could this mean?

Dehydration: Most likely you are dehydrated following your dental procedure as concentrated urine can be very dark and penicillin can make your urine smell odd. Drink plenty of fluids and if it persists see your doctor for a urine dipstick. ...Read more

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