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Smelly Urine (Definition)

Smelly urine is suggestive, not indicative for UTI, and usually results from concentrated urine, from what foods consumed, from infection / inflammation, etc. To verify it, do complete urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine. More? Go to http://formefirst.com/myths-UTI.html & other articles in the categories in Urinary Tract Infection-UTI & Urination Trouble ...Read more


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What causes smelly urine?

What causes smelly urine?

Infection, Asparagus: Asparagus small is quite distinctive and occurs soon after consuming. Many utis are associated with smelly urine and frequently is the only symptom. ...Read more

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What causes smelly urine?

What causes smelly urine?

Urine odors: Smelly urine very often is not due to any pathologic conditions or illness. Certain break down products of foods, like asparagus, cause smelly urine. Stale urine also develops smelly characteristics. Strangely, infected urine may have no smelly characteristics. Normal urine may have crystals and sediments. A urinalysis can be done in your physicians office if you have concerns. ...Read more

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What can cause smelly urine?

What can cause smelly urine?

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

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What foods can cause smelly urine?

What foods can cause smelly urine?

Asparagus, garlic...: The most well known food to cause urine to have an odor is asparagus, which leads to excretion of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that cause the characteristic odor. Garlic can impart odor to the urine, and alter the results of urinalysis tests. Coffee is another food that can cause on off-smelling urine. Fish, onions, cubebs, juniper, & saffron have been implicated. ...Read more

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What be the cause of my smelly urine?

What be the cause of my smelly urine?

Many possible causes: Of smelly urine: concentrated due to dehydration & low fluid intake causes a strong smell.Urinary infections may be most common cause of foul smelling urine and often alert subjects to presence of uti.Some antibiotics such as Amoxicillin &cipro cause smelly urine as does consuming large volumes of coffee, ie >6cups/day.Classically asparagus has distinctive smell.Others r liver disease & diabetes. ...Read more

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What would cause dark and smelly urine?

What would cause dark and smelly urine?

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

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I got diabetes ..its that cause of smelly urine?

I got diabetes ..its that cause of smelly urine?

No. It is: possible you have an infection, so get to a doctor for proper treatment. ...Read more

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I need to control what I eat due to leaking a bit. What foods cause smelly urine?

I need to control what I eat due to leaking a bit. What foods cause smelly urine?

Many possible causes: Of smelly urine: concentrated due to dehydration & low fluid intake causes a strong smell.Urinary infections may be most common cause of foul smelling urine and often alert subjects to presence of uti.Some antibiotics such as Amoxicillin &cipro cause smelly urine as does consuming large volumes of coffee, ie >6cups/day.Classically asparagus has distinctive smell.Others r liver disease & diabetes. ...Read more

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I have smelly urine sometimes cloudy no pain or backache I think I drink enough fluids?

I have smelly urine sometimes cloudy no pain or backache I think I drink enough fluids?

See your doctor: have a urinalysis done to make sure you're okay. Sometimes B vitamins are stronger smelling and discolor tribe yellow. Sometimes diet plays a role but in any event, this isn't normal if drinking enough fluids to have cloudy urine. So have it checked out for peace of mind. ...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