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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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Retaining water, smelly dark urine, dribbling urine after I urine?

Retaining water, smelly dark urine, dribbling urine after I urine?

Urine infectin?: The presence of foul smelling urine in association with frequent urination and possible incontinence suggests the presence of a urinary tract infection. This is fairly common in young females (you are 31). It is unclear what is meant by "retaining water"--fluid in the legs? You should probably see your family physician to have your urine tested for an infection or outher abnormalities. ...Read more

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Fishy odor in stool mucus?

Fishy odor in stool mucus?

Not unusal: This is probably due to a change in diet or because your body has some element that it needs to get rid of. If you have other symptoms or this would become worse you need to see your primary care person. ...Read more

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Sour odor bacteria in urine, normal?

Sour odor bacteria in urine, normal?

Urine odor: Urine is often odorless. There are some diseases like diabetes that may create odors in the urine and some bacteria that grow in standing urine may produce odors. Urine odor may have a strong ammonia quality as well. ...Read more

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Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

No, BV does!: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read more

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What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

Bacterial vaginosis : The most common symptom of BV is an abnormal off-white vaginal discharge (especially after vaginal intercourse) that may be accompanied by an unpleasant (usually fishy) smell. This malodorous discharge coats the walls of the vagina, and is usually without significant irritation, pain, or erythema (redness), although mild itching can sometimes occur. Treatment is with antibiotics. ...Read more

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My urine smells fruity?

My urine smells fruity?

See below: A fruity smell in urine is thought to be due to the prescence of ketones, which are acids produced from metabolism of sugar. Have your urine tested and seek medical advice. ...Read more

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What causes pink spotting in urine, pale urine, foamy urine?

What causes pink spotting in urine, pale urine, foamy urine?

Pink: Spotting perhaps little blood, pale and foamy maybe protein, talk to your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Chlamydoa cause fishy smell?

Chlamydoa cause fishy smell?

Vaginosis: A fishy vaginal odor is most often attributed to bacterial vaginosis. This is a condition treated with Rx medications, which can also be present with sexually transmitted infections such as Chlamydia. Your gynecologist can help you sort this out. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Jamesgloversr@yahoo.com cloudy urine, itching, strong smell somewhat.

Jamesgloversr@yahoo.com cloudy urine, itching, strong smell somewhat.

UTI?: It sounds like you may have a urinary tract infection (UTI). You should see your doctor or a local urgent care center as this can be discovered with just a simple and fast urine test. ...Read more

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Can foul smelling urine indicate possible uti?

Can foul smelling urine indicate possible uti?

Yes: Foul smelling urine can indicate a possible urinary tract infection. You need a urinalysis and urine culture done by your physician to assess and possibly treat if you have a uti. Also, the underlying risk factors for a UTI must be assessed for men and women both, especially if recurrent utis occur. ...Read more

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Sticky pink discharge after passing urine in men

Sticky pink discharge after passing urine in men

Urologist can check: A urologist can evaluate to see if there is urethritis (inflammation of the urethra), which can be due to disorders such as an infection, an autoimmune problem, chemical irritation, rare cancers, medicine effects, abrasions from a kidney stone, etc... The doctor can help check for a prostate infection, and for std's such as chlamydia, etc... ...Read more

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Can penicillin cause foul smelling urine?

Can penicillin cause foul smelling urine?

See below: Penicillin is excreted in the urine. It causes a distinct medicinal smell that i would not describe as foul. It smells the same way the penicillin tastes in tablet form or how it smells if you melt a tablet in water. ...Read more

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My urine smell like yeast?

My urine smell like yeast?

Need u/a and exam: You may have an infection in ur urine and or a yeast infection. Suggest examination of genitalia and urine. ...Read more

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What causes foul smelling stools with mucus, strong smelling urine?

What causes foul smelling stools with mucus, strong smelling urine?

Proctitis colitis: Need to be treated for an infection with antibiotics if no resolution need to visit a gastroenterologist for endoscopy antibiotics should cover chlamydia if you have anal sex. ...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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Urine smells like bacon, why?

Urine smells like bacon, why?

Some foods: Contain substances like sulfur or ammonia like compounds that produce a noticeable odor when they are eliminated in the urine other body fluids eg sweat or semen can be affected as well.Food like asparagus gives a distinctive urine smell..Alcohol and cigarette smoke, will change the odor of your urine to a noticeable degree. ...Read more