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Dark smelly urine after gastric bypass?

Dark smelly urine after gastric bypass?

Dark urine: How soon after gastric bypass? Either way, it sounds like you are dehydrated and may also have a urinary tract infection. Liver problems can also make your urine dark as well. You need to see a doctor asap. ...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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Today i started to smell metal, i do not have any symptoms of sinusitis, i am not on any medication except vitamins for gastric bypass?

A few causes: The first thing I think of is your vitamins. Do they contain zinc, copper, or chromium? If so, this may be the source and you may need to change formulations. Periodontal disease or tooth decay can contribute. Sometimes women in early pregnancy note a metallic taste. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm almost 46. Why do I always smell like body odor when I'm always cold, shower, perfume so on? Had gastric bypass 4 yrs ago and gallbladder 3 mon.go

I'm almost 46. Why do I always smell like body odor when I'm always cold, shower, perfume so on? Had gastric bypass 4 yrs ago and gallbladder 3 mon.go

Foods: Your situation MAY have something to do w/the foods you eat. Because you have had GI surgery it is important that you eat properly as you know. Please see your doc tor and a nutritionist and mention the body odor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does ingesting ginger make your urine smell?

Does ingesting ginger make your urine smell?

May be...: Urine smell is personally unique and also reflects dietary intake. For instance, ingesting asparagus or garlic comes with its additional unique odor. For ginger, try it out by yourself; it's fun to experience life. Yet, such unique smell poses no health risk as long as being comfortable and having normal urinalysis. But beware no overindulgence and obsession in everything we do in life. ...Read more

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What year do almonds make urine smell?

What year do almonds make urine smell?

Please rephrase: Your question is not clear. Please rewrite it if you want someone to provide a useful answer. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like iron or metal?

Why does my urine smell like iron or metal?

May be infected: I can't be certain but it may be infected. You can ask your physicians to check the urine and get a urine culture. ...Read more

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Why does asparagus makes your urine smell funny?

Why does asparagus makes your urine smell funny?

Methylmercaptan: A product of the digestion of asparagus, it produces the odor. ...Read more

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Why does asparagus make your urine smell strangely?

Why does asparagus make your urine smell strangely?

Breakdown compounds.: The metabolism of certain compounds in asparagus leads to excretion of methanethiol, dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that causes the characteristic odor. The onset of the odor is rapid, often 15-30 minutes after ingestion. There a appears to a be genetic component in the ability to smell the odor, and a candidate snp was identified in a 2010 genome association study. ...Read more

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Can hydrocodone make my urine smell?

Can hydrocodone make my urine smell?

No: In my experience hydrocodone is not associated with changes in urine odor or appearance. ...Read more

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Why my Urine smell like sewage in between water?

Why my Urine smell like sewage in between water?

Infection?: Sounds like a possible urinary tract infection. Sometimes urine can smell foul due to foods we eat. Asparagus contains a sulphurous compound called mercaptan (which is also found in rotten eggs, onions and garlic). When your digestive system breaks down mercaptan, by-products are released that cause the strange smell. When it's an infection usually you have burning or other complaints. Go see MD ...Read more

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Why does 9month old babie's urine smell like celery?

Why does 9month old babie's urine smell like celery?

See your doctor: Could be a variety of things, but seeing their physician and having their urine checked would be the first step. ...Read more

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Do vitamins make urine smell?

Do vitamins make urine smell?

Possibly: B-vitamins in particular can cause an unusual aroma in the urine. They also change the color of the urine for a short time after ingesting. ...Read more

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Why does urine smell like chicken broth?

Why does urine smell like chicken broth?

Don't drink it: The odor of urine is often determined by what you have ingested and is being filtered through your kidneys. Would suggest that you not let the tasty aroma tempt you to either ingest or cook with it, unless you are planning to write a cookbook. ...Read more

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If you have a ovary cyst does your urine smell?

If you have a ovary cyst does your urine smell?

No: A cyst on the ovary will not impact the odor of the urine. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like chicken broth lately?

Why does my urine smell like chicken broth lately?

Well: Could be just a function of what you ate, not necessarily chicken, as some food can alter urine smell. If you have any symptoms of infection this too could be another cause. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like vitamins when I'm not taking any?

Why does my urine smell like vitamins when I'm not taking any?

Vitamins do not: smell. Do you mean that your urine smells like yeast? If so, it may indicate an infection. The odor could from other items in diet. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining the urine.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can urine smell odd if UTI or of starving?

Can urine smell  odd if UTI  or of starving?

Yes. : An infection of the urinary tract or UTI can impart a foul odor to the urine, as bacteria and white blood cells accumulate in the urine. In cases of severe starvation, ketones, which are compounds that come from the breakdown of fat can cause a strange odor in the urine. This is called ketonuria, and is quite rare and usually seen in type i diabetics and those on low carbohydrate diets. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell after eating asparagus?

Why does my urine smell after eating asparagus?

Normal experience : This is a normal experience for about half the people who eat asparagus. It is not clear why the other half do not notice a change in the smell of their urine, For more on this see http://www.dailycal.org/2013/04/17/fun-food-fact-of-the-week-why-asparagus-makes-urine-smell-funny/ ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like poop.

Fistula?: Hi, Thank you for your question.

Is there any dark discoloration of your urine?
Do you have any other inflammatory disease? Especially something like Crohn's Disease? Please see a physician for more lab work.

Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions.
Dr. M ...Read more

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Can your urine smell like fish after eating fish?

Can your urine smell like fish after eating fish?

Bacterial vaginosis: Fishy smell in urine in females come from urine contaminated with vaginal discharge due to bacterial vaginosis . But eating fish does not cause fishy smelling urine ...Read more

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Why would my urine smell fishy with no burning when i pee or no itching.

Why would my urine smell fishy with no burning when i pee or no itching.

Fishy Urine: Sometimes it can be difficult to tell if a 'fishy' smell is coming from the urine or the vagina the most common cause of a fishy smell is usually related to common vaginal infections such as trichomoniasis, gardnerella, or bacterial vaginosis.". ...Read more

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