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Dark And Strong Smelling Urine
My dr. Recently upped my dosage of gabapentin from 600mg 3x/day to 4x/day. Noticing rather dark, strong smelling urine. Should this be a concern?
Increase water : Intake. An extra dose should not cause this. Something else may be causing it. ...Read more
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
What can extremely dark, very strong almost acid like smelling urine indicate? Have had a puffy belly and lower stomach pains. Tried lots water.
See doctor: If you don't think that your urine is just very concentrated because you are dehydrated (doesn't sound like it since you tried drinking a lot of water), i would be concerned that the color could be do to hemolysis (destruction) of your red blood cells. You can also get an enlarged spleen (puffy belly?) when this happens. Go to a doctor and get your urine checked. ...Read more
Strong dark smelling urine, fishy smelling vagina especially after sex, pain during sex, and greyish discharge. Can this be an STD or infection?
Infection/UTI: Yes it surely suggest you have a vaginal infection with urinary tract infection, whether it is std can only be detected by exam and culture of the discharge and urine.I will suggest you get it checked by your family doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more
I have dull or moderate pain in my lower back and sides. My urine is strong smelling and foamy or bubbly. And I think a little darker. What's up with?
So here is all my symptoms... Strong smelling dark colored urine, slight to almost no itch, burning sensation at all times worse when urinating?
UTI: You may have an infection and should be checked. ...Read more
Very strong smelling urine darker in color fever 99.9 in ear..not dehydrated...been going on for 2 weeks dr. today & test sent off today...infections?
Yes: 2 year old? Its possible they had a strep untreated. Its good you went to the doctor today. 2 weeks is a long time for a young child to be ill ...Read more
I have strong smelling, cloudy, dark urine. I am retaining fluids in my lower extremities although I drink plenty of water, not dehydrated. Problem?
Uti : A smelly and cloudy urine suggest urinary tract infection, specially if accompanied by burning sensation when you urinate. This should be diagnosed with urinalysis and culture. As for retaining of fluids on lower extremities it could be from a kidney disease that is associated with the cloudy urine, like nephrotic syndrome, or other problems like liver and cardiac disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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