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I smell bad fishy odor when i pee. Is this normal?

I smell bad fishy odor when i pee. Is this normal?

Here are some ...: The odor of urine per se and the sense of smell are unique and personal, reflecting the concentration of urine, personal constitutional nature, and dietary consumption, but not indicating what may be something wrong in your urine as long as being comfortable in what you feel and being normal in urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling. ...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


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I have a fishy pee odor and a lot of discharge what do I do?

I have a fishy pee odor and a lot of discharge what do I do?

Be assessed: Have your urine checked and vaginal cultures done to check for infection. Bacterial vaginosis is known to cause a fishy odor and requires antibiotics. All the best. ...Read more

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This has been the first instance of this happening to me so i was wondering, what would cause a fishy smell when i pee? It was also orange.

This has been the first instance of this happening to me so i was wondering, what would cause a fishy smell when i pee? It was also orange.

Food and meds: Orange urine can be caused by medications such as azulfine, rifampin, pyridium, (phenazopyridine) and some laxatives. Foods such as beets, rhubarb can cause redish urine. Dehydration can concentrate urine and make deeper color. Fishy smell usually is caused by vagina infection. If this continues should consult your physician.. ...Read more

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For the last several months, I have noticed a strong fishy odor when I pee. I haven't been sexually active in about 5 years. I am a 41yr old female?

For the last several months, I have noticed a strong fishy odor when I pee.   I haven't been sexually active in about 5 years.  I am a 41yr old female?

Drink more water: 6-8 cups of water a day is recommended. Urine should be a pale lemon yellow. If odor is still a problem, some basic blood and urine tests should be done. ...Read more

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Why does my pee smells like fishy? It's weird. My food hasn't changed. What seems to be the problem? How to make it go?

Why does my pee smells like fishy? It's weird. My food hasn't changed. What seems to be the problem? How to make it go?

Maybe UTI: Foul smelling urine is often a sign of infection. Likely a bladder infection or sometimes a vaginal infection, especially if accompanied by discharge. You should see your doctor to have these things tested. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My vagina has been smelling like kinda fishy but it doesn't burn and it doesn't really itch and i've been needing to go pee but when I do lil come out?

My vagina has been smelling like kinda fishy but it doesn't burn and it doesn't really itch and i've been needing to go pee but when I do lil come out?

Vaginal Odor: An unusual odor coming from your vagina could be associated with infection or a change in your normal bacteria even without other symptoms. Frequent urination also can be a sign of infection or could be associated with other more serious medical problems. You need to be evaluated further by your physician. ...Read more

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Why would my urine smell fishy with no burning when i pee or no itching.

Why would my urine smell fishy with no burning when i pee or no itching.

Fishy Urine: Sometimes it can be difficult to tell if a 'fishy' smell is coming from the urine or the vagina the most common cause of a fishy smell is usually related to common vaginal infections such as trichomoniasis, gardnerella, or bacterial vaginosis.". ...Read more

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I have this fishy strong odor.. Its at the end of my period and I could smell it once I went pee?

I have this fishy strong odor.. Its at the end of my period and I could smell it once I went pee?

Fishy odor: You may be having an infection in the pelvic area or urinary tract area. You need to see your doctor to be checked and treated if necessary. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more