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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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Why my urine smell bad?

Why my urine smell bad?

Normal: Urine does have a bad odor to it. When it's concentrated, it's even worse. ...Read more

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What makes urine smell sweet?

What makes urine smell sweet?

Ketones: Ketones in the urine can cause a characteristic sweet odor. This can be seen in severe diabetes or low carbohydrate diets. It is the result of fat metabolism. See your doctor to make sure what is going on. ...Read more

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Why would my urine smell like onions?

Why would my urine smell like onions?

Urinary Odors: Urine odors typically come from what we've eaten or meds we've taken more than from worrisome illnesses. If there aren't any symptoms of infection such as urgency/frequency, burning with urination or bladder pain, i'd likely suspect it's something that will get better on its own. If it persists or any of the above symptoms arise, especially if feverish, go see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like cheerios?

Why does my urine smell like cheerios?

Urine test: Please get a urine test. Your doctor can evaluate- i hope your blood sugar level is ok. ...Read more

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What would make my urine smell rancid?

What would make my urine smell rancid?

Depends: Sometimes an infection can do this, certain foods can make the urine smell rancin, namely asparagus. Wee you r internist if have burning on urination. ...Read more

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What could make my urine smell strange?

What could make my urine smell strange?

Various things: Foods, especially asparagus. Medications infections.

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What causes your urine smell in morning?

What causes your urine smell in morning?

Concentration: Morning urine tends to be very concentrated due to lack of fluid consumption for the preceding 8-12 hours. Anything dissolved in the urine will be more pungent when the urine is concentrated. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell strongly in the mornings?

Why does my urine smell strongly in the mornings?

More concentrated: First voided morning urine is more concentrated and therefore can have a stronger odor. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more