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Doctor insights on: Cause Of Fishy Smelling Urine

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Need doctor's help! will not drinking water cause fishy smelling urine?

Need doctor's help! will not drinking water cause fishy smelling urine?

Why need help?: Urine will be more concentrated ; thus have stronger odor if total fluid intake is less. Water is best beverage to dilute urine ; thus make less smelly, however tea or soup for instance can also supply sufficient fluid. ...Read more

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 urine has strong vaginal fishy odor, what is this caused by?

My urine has strong vaginal fishy odor, what is this caused by?

Infection: Check for urinary infection and bacterial vaginosis-completely treatable. ...Read more

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What can cause urine to smell fishy?

What can cause urine to smell fishy?

Infection: Urinary infection needs to be excluded. Some foods may alter the odor of urine. ...Read more

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What causes black urine?

What causes black urine?

Melanoma : The most common cause of black urine is melanoma in the bladder. ...Read more

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What cause urine to stink?

What cause urine to stink?

Dehydrated or UTI: Foods (asparagus) can do it. If you get dehydrated, your body concentrates your urine to preserve water. This can make it smell strong. Drinking more water will reverse it. A urinary tract infection (UTI) can also change the odor. You may also have burning or pain, frequent urges, fever, or back pain with a uti. If drinking more doesn't help and you have any of these symptoms, get urine checked. ...Read more

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What causes urine ergency?

What causes urine ergency?

Irritation, fullness: Urinary urgency occurs whenever there is irritation of the bladder or the urethra (that drains the bladder), or if the bladder is spastic, either because of muscular spasm, full bladder that may not empty completely, or nervous damage. The most common cause in a woman your age is urinary tract infection, while in older women they may simply have bladder spasms. See your doctor for a urine test ...Read more

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What causes cloudy white urine?

To see an M.D.: Several causes, for this. Unless the urine is checked and examined the patient, hard to tell. ...Read more

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What could cause orangish urine?

What could cause orangish urine?

Several things:: The color of urine will depend on hydration status, ingested foods, vitamins, medications, & certain health conditions. Food: beets, blackberries, artificial food coloring. Vitamins: b complex, multivitamins. Medications: Pyridium (phenazopyridine), certain laxatives. Medical conditions: hemolytic anemia, rhabdomyolysis, light blood in the urine due to injury, infection, or tumor. ...Read more

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What could cause urine dripping?

What could cause urine dripping?

In a female: It is usually related to issues with the urethra, the tube going from the bladder to the outside. There is post void dribbling and leakage with cough and sneeze called stress urinary incontince. It could also be related to a UTI if a new problem? The worst scenario, and not typical, is a neurogenic bladder where the bladder doesn't adequatly empty, then dribbling from "overflow" if prob. Go in. ...Read more

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Is eating beets cause pink urine?

Is eating beets cause pink urine?

Yes: The pigment in beets can cause a pink tint to your urine and cause your bowel movement to look dark and make the water in the toilet look pink if you eat much of them. This is a small price to pay for all the health benefits they provide in addition to tasting good! ...Read more

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What is the cause of oily urine ?

?Oily?: Not sure what oily urine is. Possibly your "fluid" diet may have a relationship to the consistency of your urine. If it persists, have your urine evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause cloudy white urine?

Cloudy urine: Changes in the urine can be a sign of a serious illness or something less concerning. A medical evaluation is highly recommended. Some things that can make the urine look cloudy in a male are foods, medications, infection, retrograde ejaculation, bladder problems among others. A urine analysis is required to further determine if this is serious or not. ...Read more

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What causes urine to appear darker?

What causes urine to appear darker?

Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. If you are concerned then visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Please what causes colored urine? Thanks

Please what causes colored urine? Thanks

Dark or light?: Dark urine can be from dehydration. Need to drink more fluids, preferably water. Bright yellow urine can be from taking vitamins on an empty stomach. Pinkish urine can be from blood in urine. Please see doc if this is the case. ...Read more

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What would cause smelly but clear urine?

What would cause smelly but clear urine?

See below: Urine does have an odour, of urea normally thats not abnormal if you have symptoms like burning, or fever, get urine tested. ...Read more