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Eating A Lot Of Ginger Candy From Friend Urine Has Kind Of Musty Smell Related
Probably related: Although I don't know for sure, it is likely related. Many things we ingest appear in urine and are evident in color, smell, aspect, or all. Examples include penicillins that change the smell of urine and heavy dairy intake with vegetables that make urine cloudy due to phosphate load and alkaline state of urine. Vitamin b makes urine deep yellow. You can prove it by quitting and retrying in 2 days. ...Read more
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Why do I have smelly dark colored urine even though I drink a lot it smells so bad I'm embarrassed to use other bathrooms than my owni am a type 2 dia?
Hi my friend has a problem, her vagina smells fishy and leaks urine when she coughs. She has a shower then the next day smells again. Any advice?
See a gynecologist: The smell is often the results of a vaginal infection. The friend also has stress incontinence. Both are these issues need to be evaluated. ...Read more
My friend has just got over a UTI and is experiencing lower back pain and now is 3 times over normal protien in urine. & smells a funny odor?
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. ...Read more
Urine sometimes has strong smell like Cheerios. Consume a lot of sugar but urine doesn't always have this smell. Any common causes?
Nonspecific: This is a nonspecific symptom and if you still have concerns, your physician can order a urinalysis to ensure that there is no serious urinary pathology. ...Read more
Could be a UTI: Sounds like you need to get seen to have urine analysis and urine culture tests done to evaluate you for a possible urinary tract infection. It is best to have this done sooner rather than later. For now, increase fluid intake- drink lots of water and try pure cranberry juice. Ibuprofen may be helpful if you develop pain. ...Read more
My urine has been having a strong odor. It smells like baby urine? But I drink lots of water so what could this be?
May be normal: Typically your urine can smell secondary to infections if it is malodorous but you also have associated burning or discomfort when urinating known as dysuria this may be urine infection and you should be treated with an antibiotic. However, if it is just odor it may not be abnormal would be worthwhile getting a urine analysis sometimes foods or drinks can cause this type of issue. ...Read more
When I urinate it smells so bad I don't like using the restrooms when I'm out of at a friends. The oder of urine is very strong and embarrassing? Why?
Possible UTI: Urine odor can be an indicator of a urinary tract infection. Other symptoms include burning with urination, lower abdominal pain, and increased urinary frequency. It's also possible that it might be due to concentrated urine, dehydration, or an error in metabolism. This requires an evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more
My urine for weeks now is sweet smell, cloudy, I need to go to the restroom a lot and sometime I have a weird feeling when I pee (numbness)?
My husband is an alcoholic and a type 1 diabetic, his urine smells like liquor. Is this a major concern or just because he drinks?
Simple to tell.: A dipstick for KETONES differentiates. The problem is that alcohol breaks down to the same chemicals as sugar. Small amounts of ketones do not mean much. Large amounts mean the diabetes is out of control and could be fatal. Since their breakdown products overlap, sugar and alcohol in type one are a bit mix. ...Read more
I have a UTI. I've drunk lots of h20. The blood is gone, but my urine is now concentrated instead of clear. No smell. Is my UTI getting better?
When I pee it smells like I've passed gas and my urine has a lot of white sediment when I use the bathroom?
You might have: An infection, so get to your doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. Or it might be something worse. ...Read more
Six mo. Old's urine smells strongly- just being near her- of vitamins, is this normal? Urine is clear, she drinks and wets a lot, no fever.
Lower back mild pain, sortof constipated, mildly cloudy urine, kind of smells a little 2. if I drink a bunch of water will I be okay till doc on Sat.?
Possible UTI: Yes, without any problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Urine smells skunk like after dinner and the next morning but feeling fine. Ate a lot mushrooms for dinner.
Been having a lot of very light yellow discharge that is very wet. Sometimes it smells fishy and other times it smells like urine or ammonia. Why??
Frequent urination, lots or urine, no smell, no color, no pain, didn't consume a lot of beverages, started today. Uti?
I've been having low left back pain, fever feeling, a lot more urges of uriniating, urine smells strong, what could it be?
I drink a lot of water but my urine is still strong in smell and darker than normal in color. I do feel a little fuller below my belly, is it a UTI?
I've got a throbbing pain in my kidneys and I need to go wee a lot. When I go to the toilet it can burn and now there's a sweet-ish smell to my urine.
My urine smells really bad. It's cloudy and putting off a lot of heat. I also have a cramp in my left side that keeps coming back. What could be wrong?
For the past 4 days I've had blood in my urine. It is not a period there is a lot of it and it smells and I have lower back pain. What could it be?
See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
I think I may've had an ovarian cyst. I've never eaten asparagus, I drink a lot of water, yet 4 days ago I noticed my urine smells bad. What caused it?
My urine smells out of the ordinary. Its clear after drinking lots of water then after urinating twice its back to very concentrated yellow and smell.?
Why does my urine smell strong? Drink lots of fluids and take seroquel (quetiapine). Also have dry mouth from meds
My urine has a very bad smell almost old. I drink a lot of water & unsweet tea, no soda or coffee and I got CKD for STDs and UTI but was clear?
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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