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Dr. Richard Sarle
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I have dehydration problem and my urine smell foul i an 2.5 months pregnant my concern is hopefully it wont impact my pregnancy?

Dr. Richard Sarle
Board Certified, Urology
17 years in practice
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I have dehydration problem and my urine smell foul i an 2.5 months pregnant my concern is hopefully it wont impact my pregnancy?

Uti in pregnancy: Drink more water and see your doctor to check for urinary tract infx.....Infx risky during pregnancy. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


Dr. Mazin abdullah
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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I am 13 weeks pregnant and have very strong urine smell like onion and its not dark and doesn't burn but I have pain in my abdomen when trying?

Dr. Mazin abdullah
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I am 13 weeks pregnant and have very strong urine smell like onion and its not dark and doesn't burn but I have pain in my abdomen when trying?

Possible UTI: Urinary tract infections are very common in pregnancy. Especially in pregnancy, urinary tract infections can be asymptomatic. Eg. No burning on urination. Seek medical help immediately as uti's can cause miscarriages and contractions. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Does pregnancy make the urine smell?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Does pregnancy make the urine smell?
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Does urine smell like buttery early pregnancy?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Does urine smell like buttery early pregnancy?

Have not heard of: This. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Buttery urine smell early pregnancy, should I be concerned?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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I have not heard of: This. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Dr. Shashank Jain
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Why do my urine smell a lot?

Dr. Shashank Jain
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Board Certified, Urogynecology
27 years in practice
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Why does my urine smell like onions and garlic when i didn't eat either one?

Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Board Certified, Urogynecology
27 years in practice
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Why does my urine smell like onions and garlic when i didn't  eat either one?

Vitamins or meds?: Urine is a byproduct of the kidneys filtration of the blood. It is common for urine that is concentrated to have a stronger odor. Increasing water intake helps with this. However, vitamins and certain medications can also give the urine a stronger odor. ...Read more

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Why does my urine smell like sausage every time I eat it?

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Spices: Lots of sausage brands have some spices inclusions and those may not be processed by our bodies and penetrate in the urine unprocessed causing your urine to smell like that. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Hebert
Board Certified, Pathology
24 years in practice
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Why does my urine smell sour ?

Dr. Steven Hebert
Board Certified, Pathology
24 years in practice
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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
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Why does my urine smell strongly in the mornings?

Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
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More concentrated: First voided morning urine is more concentrated and therefore can have a stronger odor. ...Read more

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