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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

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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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?

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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Cloudy urine, foul fishy urine smell, pre/post urination pain, hardness n pain in right epididymis after urination. Puss cells no varicocles. Help..

Cloudy urine, foul fishy urine smell, pre/post urination pain, hardness n pain in right epididymis after urination. Puss cells no varicocles. Help..

See professionals...: I would recommend anyone second guessing what you might have, it would be most advisable to go to see, talk, and work with a trustworthy urologist. Best luck... ...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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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 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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What would fishy odorous urine, nitrites, protein and an alkaline pH on urinalysis mean?

What would fishy odorous urine, nitrites, protein and an alkaline pH on urinalysis mean?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Women who have bacterial vaginosis can have a vaginal discharge that smells fishy and causes you to have an alkaline ph. Any infectious process involving your urinary tract can have some degree of proteinuria. I would suggest you seek treatment from your physician for suspected cystitis/uti and see if your symptoms don't resolve. ...Read more

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Yellow discharge from vagina, urge to pee constantly, fishy smelling urine.

Yellow discharge from vagina, urge to pee constantly, fishy smelling urine.

Inection: May be a combined UTI and vaginal infection. You must be checked, examined, tested and treated. ...Read more

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My 6 month old daughter has foul odor coming from her urine.... Her vagina also smells fishy. The urine smells like ammonia. She only drinks milk?

My 6 month old daughter has foul odor coming from her urine.... Her vagina also smells fishy. The urine smells like ammonia. She only drinks milk?

Possible UTI: This is frequently the only symptom of a urinary infection in babies so you need to get a urinalysis done. Her pediatrician or her/his nurse can apply a urine bag. Will need a catheterized or supra-pubic specimen for culture if positive. On the other hand, but less likely, smell might be from uninfected urine or vagina if she inadvertently pushed a little stool or something else up her vagina. ...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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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 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. A urinalysis may help clarify this. ...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