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Foul Smelling Urine
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
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
Uti symptoms: Include urinary frequency, urinary urgency, burning with urination, and an abnormal color or odor of urine. This can be a cause of foul smelling urine, as can certain foods, kidney infections or even abnormal connections between the bladder and other organs (colon, eg). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For about 3 years + I have been having dark colored foul smelling urine. Drs said its not a UTI but im thinking there may be a kidney problem.
I have foul smelling urine accompanied by white discharge & a sort of burning feeling in my vaginal area. Just wondering what this could be?
UTI: The symptoms you describe sounds as if you may have a urinary tract or pelvic infection, either are easily treated. You should see your doctor to determine the cause of the infection. ...Read more
I have burning during urination and foul smelling urine and today woke up with my upper body feeling like i got hit by a bus it hurts just to touch?
UTI: If all your other UTI symptoms have resolved, then the foul smell should clear in a few days as well. If you have persisting symptoms, then there is a chance that the antibiotics haven't worked and you may need another broad spectrum antibiotic. If you are still experiencing other symptoms, visit your GP who can test your urine and treat accordingly ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I'm 31 with SLE have very foul smelling urine lately, very bad to point I can't urinate at work. What does this mean?
For about a month having cloudy urine and foul smelling urine without burning. Pain lower right sidehad strip test no uti?
Hi I've been having frequent yeasts infections and now have a foul smell to my urine, i also breastfeed and my baby now has a foul smelling urine???
I've been having pain only one my right side mainly after eating Accompany with nausea. My gallbladder was removed 3yrs ago. And foul smelling urine ?
Possibly a hepatic-: - duct stone. If you are having the same symptoms, is very likely. See your internist or your surgeon. ...Read more
Do I have a uti? I took an at home uti test because I've been having strong foul smelling urine. It was positive for leukocytes, negative for nitrites. Could it be something else?
Yes: vaginal infections can have the exact same symptoms and signs and would require a different treatment. I don't think you can self test for them unless you have a "yeasty" odor and a whitish discharge, in which case you could self treat for candida. Certainly drink plenty of fluids and keep very clean down there. ...Read more
23 year old male frequent urination, no burning or pain when urinating, no Cloudy or foul smelling urine. Is still likely to be UTI ?
Unlikely: At age 20,male,urinary frequency with no other symptoms(such as burning urination or voiding very small amt.at a time or urgency..)& clear urine is unlikely to be UTI. Your fluid intake is definitely a factor that contributes to how often you void. For your peace of mind if you are worried,get a urinalysis either at your doctor or buy OTC dipstick also online.Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Foul smelling urine, started itchy after urination, sometimes burns to pee after eating spicy foods?
Get checked.: You may have a urinary tract infection. Or you could have a yeast infection. Get checked and find out, you may need antibiotics. If you have had unprotected sex, you may also have an std. Let a doc sort it out and treat appropriately. Avoid fragrances in soaps, creams, lubricants, detergent, any harsh soap, all fabric softeners, and generic pads/panty liners, too these can cause irritation. ...Read more
UTI? 3 y/o foul smelling urine. No fever, no blood but very smelly urine. How do they test a toddler for a UTI?
Cath urine: When a girl toddler urinates some urine enters and exits their vagina and touches the skin surfaces nearby, creating an opportunity for many things to add odor to the urine. Many accumulate soap debris on their bottom during baths, leading to some itching/digging that can trigger drainage. In this setting, only a "clean catch" or catheter urine sample can assure no extraneous contaminants ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inconsistent foul smelling urine, smells like sulfur. when I empty bladder I sometimes get a painful or itchy feeling after peeing?
Here are some...: Your described scenario needs a timely check to assure no UTI with detailed history and urinalysis from proper urine collection. If all turn out okay, what you smell in urine may be normal to reflect what you consume and your personal unique constitutional features and urine concentration. More? Follow instruction in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Months now.Cloudy, foul smelling urine. No infection, burning, fever etc. Neg. Test. Plenty of water. Sometimes have dull pain in right side. Ideas?
Here are some ...: Your sometimes dull pain on the right side may not related with other concerns about urine and voiding. Perceiving urine smell can be personal & unique often reflecting the degree of urine concentration, the foods you consumed and ... So, it's okay as long as not hurting and ok in complete urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen. As to side pain, analyzing the features of pain + physical ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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