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Is it normal to find it hard to get the first urine of the day out? I have to push it out in little bits at a time. I am female, 33, 2 children.

Is it normal to find it hard to get the first urine of the day out? I have to push it out in little bits at a time. I am female, 33, 2 children.

Medication SFx?: Some medications may have the side effect of tightening up the urethra, making it difficult to void — amitriptylene and Cymbalta (duloxetine) are common ones for this complaint. If this has just been a recent development, then you might pee in a cup so your fp can see if this hesitancy is the beginning of an uti. It's a little strange that it's only happening in the morning, tho. ...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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Fishy urine with diabetes?

Fishy urine with diabetes?

May be vaginal : There is a type of bacterial overgrowth called bacterial vaginosis which has a distinct fishy odor. Maybe that's what you are noticing when you urinate. It has to be diagnosed with a vaginal test and can be treated with anitbiotics. It can occur more easily when the acidity level of the vaginal fluids change, which could be influenced by your blood sugar. ...Read more

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My urine has strong vaginal fishy odor, what is this caused by?

My urine has strong vaginal fishy odor, what is this caused by?

Infection: Check for urinary infection and bacterial vaginosis-completely treatable. ...Read more

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I have noticed that my urine has an unusual smell like fishy. What could it be?

I have noticed that my urine has an unusual smell like fishy. What could it be?

Urine smell: Compounds found in foods like asparagus can give your urine a bad smell. However, a fishy odor accompanied by discharge is concerning for an infection. See your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Please answer! What kind of over-the-counter medicine can I buy for a fishy smelling urine?

Please answer! What kind of over-the-counter medicine can I buy for a fishy smelling urine?

Smelly Urine: Frankly, would not take any medications for it without first knowing the cause. Take care. ...Read more

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I have been feeling the urge to wee constantly even though little to no comes out, my urine has now also started to smell very fishy, no pain?

I have been feeling the urge to wee constantly even though little to no comes out, my urine has now also started to smell very fishy, no pain?

UTI: Your symptoms are very suspicious for a bladder infection. Need to have an urinalysis and/or urine culture to see if infection before it gets up into your kidneys. In mean time, drink lots of water and avoid nicotine and caffeine, which can irritate your bladder more. ...Read more

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What are some reasons my urine smells fishy?

What are some reasons my urine smells fishy?

Infection: Urinary tract infections can cause the urine to be foul-smelling. In females, vaginal infections can cause a fishy odor which might be mistaken as emanating from the urine. Other signs of a urinary tract infection including urinary frequency and burning. ...Read more

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What can cause urine to smell fishy?

What can cause urine to smell fishy?

Infection: Urinary infection needs to be excluded. Some foods may alter the odor of urine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when urine smells fishy?

What does it mean when urine smells fishy?

Different reasons: Certain foods (asparagus -too many-) or bacterial infections may produce bad smell in urine. An urinalysis may help clarify this. ...Read more

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My urine has a fishy smell and my discharge is coming out like it looks like lotion.?

My urine has a fishy smell and my discharge is coming out like it looks like lotion.?

My guess is BV.: A fishy smell or an ammonia smell is often associated with bacterial vaginosis (gardnerella). It's caused by an overgrowth of bacteria, and can be treated by oral antibiotics, or a cream or gel antibiotic inserted in the vagina. You do need to be seen to get a diagnosis and treatment — and to be screened for stds if appropriate for your situation. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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I am 42 and celibate lately I've had an increase of white watery fishy smelling discharge. It comes out like urine it comes and goes randomly?

I am 42 and celibate lately I've had an increase of white watery fishy smelling discharge. It comes out like urine it comes and goes randomly?

Possible infection: A discharge with a fishy odor is often associated with bacterial vaginosis (BV). A health care provider will be able to sort this out. ...Read more

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Why is it everytime I eat fish my urine smells fishy?

Why is it everytime I eat fish my urine smells fishy?

Urine odor: A fishy odor to the urine is usually actually from the vagina due to infection, but if this only occurs when you eat fish, then is related to some chemical from the fish. Have you ever eaten asparagus and then smelled your urine? ...Read more

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White thin watery urine fishy discharge.no itch burn?

White thin watery urine fishy discharge.no itch burn?

Bacterial Vaginosis: BV, bacterial vaginosis, is a common vaginal infection that needs to be treated with antibiotic therapy. One of the hallmarks is the "fishy odor". When taught in medical school and residency BV was diagnosed with the Sniff or Whiff test. A vaginal culture or slide will give us the diagnosis nowadays. See your physician for testing and appropriate treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does hiv, aids make a person have a smelly fishy urine?

Does hiv, aids make a person have a smelly fishy urine?

No: Hiv does not cause uti, look for another cause, probably bacterial. Culture the urine. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a teenager to have super fishy urine smell and discharge no matter the diet she eats?

No: Bad odor and discharge can be symptoms of an infection. It is best to have these symptoms checked out to make sure you don't need some sort of medication/antibiotic. ...Read more

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Soon I will take a urine sample test for custody over my children. Will cigarettes show up on the test? I usually smoke about 2 a day.

Soon I will take a urine sample test for custody over my children. Will cigarettes show up on the test? I usually smoke about 2 a day.

Maybe: You will need to discuss this with your attorney. They may or may not screen for tobacco use. You can also lie and claim it's passive smoking -- this might work. I have an idea -- since you're a dad, and since smoking is really bad for you, and since any level of smoking invites progressive addiction -- why not just stop? For your own sake, and because you love your kids. ...Read more

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Do swimming lessons present a health risk to children that are prone to bladder and urine infections?

Do swimming lessons present a health risk to children that are prone to bladder and urine infections?

No, but staying in a: Wet swimsuit, like wearing silk panties, keeps the perineum moist & can cause vulvitis; then, wiping back-to -front can cause an ascending bladder infection. Cotton panties wick away moisture. Showers are better than baths with floating soap or bubbles because ^ed alkalinity reduces vulvar mucosa's resistance to bacteria; Sitz baths with 1 cup of vinegar/6" of water ^ its resistance. ...Read more

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Only had this today. My urine is not dark but light yellow, cloudy with a fishy smell. It does not burn nor do I have frequency.?

Infection vs not: The fishy odor and cloudiness are the only findings suggestive of possible infection. However, a mix of high phosphorus food (high protein or milk shake) esp with alkaline urine (lots of vegetables) could cause urine to be cloudy. The odor may have to relate to ingestion of some vs infection vs vaginal condition. Like vaginosis or trichomonas. If diet related, will go away tomorrow. If not, see doc. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My 12 year has had a very strong fishy smell in her urine for a long time it's worse on her period too doctors in our town can't solve some advice?

My 12 year has had a very strong fishy smell in her urine for a long time it's worse on her period too doctors in our town can't solve some advice?

Infection testing: The doctors should do an urinalysis and possibly a urine culture. They should also do a vaginal swab and bacterial vaginosis which is a common cause of vaginal odor around the time of menses. Other infections should be tested as well. If all of those are normal then the pediatrician can evaluate for some rare causes of malodorous urine which can signal metabolic disorders. ...Read more

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Urine has a weird fishy smell! It is a bit dark yellow (not often). I have no diabetes nor any disease as I test fine. What could be the reason? Thanks

Urine has a weird fishy smell! It is a bit dark yellow (not often). I have no diabetes nor any disease as I test fine. What could be the reason? Thanks

Urine snell: It may be a urinary tract infection which can easily be diagnosed by your pmd. It may also be bacterial vaginosis which is characterized by a fishy smell. It is more likely in women who: have more than one sex partner or have a new sex partner. Smoke. Douche. This is also easy to test for and treat. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will not drinking water cause fishy smelling urine?

Need doctor's help! Will not drinking water cause fishy smelling urine?

Why need help?: Urine will be more concentrated ; thus have stronger odor if total fluid intake is less. Water is the best beverage to dilute urine ; thus make less smelly, however tea or soup for instance can also supply sufficient fluid. ...Read more

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Please help, I am 21, female never had childern. About a week after my period I seem to leak erither urine?

Please help, I am 21, female never had childern. About a week after my period I seem to leak erither urine?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more