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Fishy Smelling Urine In 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 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
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
Infection: Check for urinary infection and bacterial vaginosis-completely treatable. ...Read more
Smelly Urine: Frankly, would not take any medications for it without first knowing the cause. Take care. ...Read more
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?
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
My urine smells fishy I don't know what the problem is it never smelled like that before. Can u tell me what's wrong?
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
29yr female- 3 kids. When I ovulate sometimes I get a fishy/urine smell at the time of ovulation. It's hard to describe the odour, is this normal?
NO: Please get checked for female infection such as BV or trichomoniasis. ...Read more
Infection or: Congenital weakness of pelvic muscles. You need to get full examination by gyn. ...Read more
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
Is it normal for a teenager to have super fishy urine smell and discharge no matter the diet she eats?
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
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
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
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 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
I have no infection what so ever but I've had smelly fishy urine and it's very dark brown I've been using krill oil capsul once a day why?
I found a cluster of bumps on the bottom of my butt they don't hurt or itch but they do burn if urine touchwith fishy vaginal smell. What is going on?
Possibly infection: See your doctor or go to a clinic for evaluation and testing. Your symptoms indicate you may have an infection. ...Read more
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
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
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