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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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Will penicillin vk make your urine smell like medication?

Will penicillin vk make your urine smell like medication?

See below: Penicillins are eliminated via your kidneys concentrating in the urine. The urine will smell just like the pills…medicinal and bitter moldy smell.

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Does ingesting ginger make your urine smell?

Does ingesting ginger make your urine smell?

May be...: Urine smell is personally unique and also reflects dietary intake. For instance, ingesting asparagus or garlic comes with its additional unique odor. For ginger, try it out by yourself; it's fun to experience life. Yet, such unique smell poses no health risk as long as being comfortable and having normal urinalysis. But beware no overindulgence and obsession in everything we do in life.

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Why does asparagus make your urine smell strangely?

Why does asparagus make your urine smell strangely?

Breakdown compounds.: The metabolism of certain compounds in asparagus leads to excretion of methanethiol, dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that causes the characteristic odor. The onset of the odor is rapid, often 15-30 minutes after ingestion. There a appears to a be genetic component in the ability to smell the odor, and a candidate snp was identified in a 2010 genome association study.

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Does folic acid make your urine smell?

Does folic acid make your urine smell?

No: When used in the usual recommended amounts, Folic Acid is not known to result in smelly urine to my knowledge.

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Can hypothriod meds make your urine smell bad?

Can hypothriod meds make your urine smell bad?

Generally no: Foul smelling urine is generally an indication of a urinary tract infection. More rarely, uncommon metabolic disorders can be the cause of unusual-smelling urine.

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Could some drugs make your urine smell terrible?

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Could some drugs make your urine smell terrible?

Yes, . ..: Yes, some drugs may make your urine smell awful just like some foods do. But personal experience can tell its specifics.

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What are the symptoms of enterovesical fistulae? Would it make your urine smell like feces and/or stool smell like ammonia? Would u feel "poisoned"?

What are the symptoms of enterovesical fistulae? Would it make your urine smell like feces and/or stool smell like ammonia? Would u feel "poisoned"?

Fistula: Most commonly, recurrent uti's, fouls smelling urine, fecal material or fiber in the urine, passage of air during voiding, abdominal pain may or may not be present. You may feel very sick or not at all.

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Is it true that the lactic acid from sore muscles make your urine smell?

Is it true that the lactic acid from sore muscles make your urine smell?

Yes: Lactic acid build up in muscle makes soreness. Dehydration will concentrate your urine which can smell.

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Why do my urine smell a lot?

Why do my urine smell a lot?

Infection?: IS it something new? Any fevers along with it? Can be a urinary tract infection, you might need to go to a clinic to get urine tested.

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Why does my urine smell sour?

Why does my urine smell sour?

Urine smell: If you get a whiff of something particularly pungent, you could have an infection or urinary stones, which can create an ammonia-like odor. Also foods such as asparagus can cause urine to have an unusual odor. See your doctor if you begin to feel ill, have symptoms or run a fever.

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Why does my urine smell like metal?

Why does my urine smell like metal?

Check what you ate: Usually it is due to food intake. For instance, asparagus could change smell of urine among other reasons like onion and garlic. Also, some medicines cause urine smell change like penicillin. Explore more the details of your intake.

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Why does my urine smell like butter?

Why does my urine smell like butter?

Diet: It is very common to have changes in the odor of urine as a result of what you eat - some foods causes very distinct odors! There are specific medical conditions that can cause changes in the odor of urine (for example, diabetics out of control will have an odor of ketones in their urine). I don't know of any medical condition causing the odor of butter in urine.

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Why does my urine smell like onions?

Can be diet, etc..: This might be due to diet like from eating vegetables like asparagus, or it can be from a medical condition like diabetes which can cause a fruity odor in the breath and urine from ketone production. It may also be nonspecific.

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Why does your urine smell like metal?

Why does your urine smell like metal?

Depends on what you: Eat or drink. Carbonated soda can cause a metallic smell, blood does too or infection of the kidneys. Would advise having yourself checked and drink plenty of water.

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Why does my urine smell like burnt rubber?

Why does my urine smell like burnt rubber?

Food?: Strange smells in urine can be heralds of utis, but only when associated with symptoms. If it is just the smell, it may be something you ate; some people associate the smell of urine after asparagus with burnt rubber.

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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more