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Liver Kidney Failure Anticonvulsants Sulphur Urine Smell
Mothers diagnosis liver & kidney failure and developed vancomycin-resistant enterococci. Is this contagious , should I worry? They said its in her urine.
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I ve low GFR calculated abbreviatd MDRD [ its 76 now ] and my urine smells very strong and strange since recently,is this sign of mild kidney failure?
Why does my urine smell like onions? My lower back is hurting as well, is this indicative of the beginning of a kidney infection?
Wife has strange urine smell to her and she thinks her liver swells throughout the day. She is always hungry and fatiqued.
Unclear: Foods (for example asparagus) or medications can do this. However, best to have urine evaluated if you don't have a recently new medication or diet explanation. Do you have burning, or urinary frequency? Either way, if persists, should see md and have urinalysis and urine culture to rule out infection. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: This may relate to something you ate, the amount of fluids you have taken in, how long between urinations, etc. If you are not having any other symptoms, suggest you wait and see what happens when you drink more liquids. ...Read more
Urine breath: Patients who are uremic and not on dialysis try to excrete their increase blood urea nitrogen through their lungs. That is what causes their breath to smell similar to urine. Have that person see a nephrologist to assess the state his kidney function. His breath is a sign of advanced kidney disease. ...Read more
Routes of excretion.: Hepatobiliary and renal excretion are two major routes for clearance of substances from the body. If there is a hepatobiliary problem such as obstruction, substances may be preferentially cleared from the body via renal excretion. This may alter the smell of your urine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
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