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What does it mean when urine smells fishy?

What does it mean when urine smells fishy?

Different reasons: Certain foods (asparagus -too many-) or bacterial infections may produce bad smell in urine. A urinalysis may help clarify this. ...Read more

Smelly Urine (Definition)

Smelly urine is suggestive, not indicative for UTI, and usually results from concentrated urine, from what foods consumed, from infection / inflammation, etc. To verify it, do complete urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine. More? Go to http://formefirst. Com/myths-UTI. Html & other articles in the categories in Urinary Tract Infection-UTI & Urination Trouble on HOME ...Read more


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What are some reasons my urine smells fishy?

What are some reasons my urine smells fishy?

Infection: Urinary tract infections can cause the urine to be foul-smelling. In females, vaginal infections can cause a fishy odor which might be mistaken as emanating from the urine. Other signs of a urinary tract infection including urinary frequency and burning. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm 22 years old Male. Please I need help. My urine smells really bad and I'm scared?

Hello, I'm 22 years old Male. Please I need help. My urine smells really bad and I'm scared?

Dehydration: First make sure you not dehydrated by drinking 2 liters of fluid per day. If continue to have the problem have urine checker to r/o infection ...Read more

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I've had alot of pain in my lower left side, and my urine smells really sweet and its cloudy is possible this is msud? I am 26 yo male

I've had alot of pain in my lower left side, and my urine smells really sweet and its cloudy is possible this is msud? I am 26 yo male

Diabetes: Sweet smelling urine is associated with elevated blood sugar and ketones spilling over into your urine. Please have your doctor check you for diabetes and possible kidney disease.

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Why is it everytime I eat fish my urine smells fishy?

Why is it everytime I eat fish my urine smells fishy?

Urine odor: A fishy odor to the urine is usually actually from the vagina due to infection, but if this only occurs when you eat fish, then is related to some chemical from the fish. Have you ever eaten asparagus and then smelled your urine? ...Read more

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My 6 month old daughter has foul odor coming from her urine.... Her vagina also smells fishy. The urine smells like ammonia. She only drinks milk?

My 6 month old daughter has foul odor coming from her urine.... Her vagina also smells fishy. The urine smells like ammonia. She only drinks milk?

Possible UTI: This is frequently the only symptom of a urinary infection in babies so you need to get a urinalysis done. Her pediatrician or her/his nurse can apply a urine bag. Will need a catheterized or supra-pubic specimen for culture if positive. On the other hand, but less likely, smell might be from uninfected urine or vagina if she inadvertently pushed a little stool or something else up her vagina. ...Read more

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Nitrites, trace blood and leukocytes in urine, smells fishy/ammonia a few weeks after starting dexedrine. Pain and burning in bladder, NEG. UTI. Cause?

Nitrites, trace blood and leukocytes in urine, smells fishy/ammonia a few weeks after starting dexedrine. Pain and burning in bladder, NEG. UTI. Cause?

Possible UTI: Majority of UTIs are nitrite positive, however UTIs from so called "gram negative" bacteria such as enterococcus, staphylococcus, streptococcus are usually nitrite negative at urinalysis. These bacteria can be seen on microscopy & grown on bacterial culture. My advice is to get your urine cultured & have your primary care health provider prescribe some antibiotics. Good luck. ...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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Why my urine smells sour?

Why my urine smells sour?

Here are some. ..: The smell of urine is very personal & unique, reflecting your constitutional features and your oral consumptions, similar to body odor among individuals. So, it's okay and accept it as long as urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen is normal, your kidneys work well, and you're healthy. So, ask Doc timely for individual details. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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'my urine smells like the food I eat?

'my urine smells like the food I eat?

Fairly normal: This is not unusual, especially for some foods like asparagus. Increase your water intake, and urine will be less concentrated and smelly. You may still be able to smell certain foods after you've eaten them, though. ...Read more

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Urine smells like the food I ate, why?

Urine smells like the food I ate, why?

Not uncommon: Depending on the food you ate, it's not uncommon that urine odor would reflect this. Your body has to process food into breakdown products so you can let go of the waste through urine and feces. If you've ever eaten asparagus, you would know urine can smell like asparagus. Make sure you drink plenty of fresh water and this aroma should dissipate. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smells like medicine?

Why does my urine smells like medicine?

It could be from: The medicines or vitamins you've been taking. Check out these links. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Healthline. Com/health/urine-odor. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/depression/default. Htm.. . .. http://www. Theinterviewwithgod. Com/popup-frame. Html. ...Read more

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Why does normal urine smells like nutty?

Why does normal urine smells like nutty?

See my remaks: As a Urologist who has had the occasion to smell urine
more than a thousand times, I hven't smelled a nutty on. But what is the urine?
It is the byproduct of what we eat and drink.
If you eat a lot of garlic, the urine MAY have a garlic odor. Some people may have a discernible sense of smell, hence can notice /pick-up any variation in color of smell of urine.
Nothing to worry about ...Read more

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I'm 17 and my urine smells bad, what's wrong?

I'm 17 and my urine smells bad, what's wrong?

Possible infection: Urinary tract infections can cause the urine to be foul-smelling. In females, vaginal infections can cause a fishy odor which might be mistaken as emanating from the urine. Other signs of a urinary tract infection including urinary frequency and burning. ...Read more

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My urine smells stronger, what does that mean?

My urine smells stronger, what does that mean?

Many possibilities: Urine smelling stronger could be the product of food or drink (asparagus for example lead to increased urine odor), hydration, or urine infection. If this persists you will need to see your doctor to have a urinalysis and urine culture and examination. ...Read more

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My urine smells concentrated. What is the problem?

My urine smells concentrated. What is the problem?

Dehydration: Do you mean a heavy "urine" odor, or that of an infection? If your urine is dark yellow/amber, but is otherwise "clear" (no sediment/"cloudiness"), then you are probably "dehydrated." a foul odor would suggest an infection. Many individuals are chronically dehydrated which results in frequent infections or stone disease - adequate hydration results in a urine output of > 2000 mls of urine/day. ...Read more

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What do I do when my urine smells? How can I neutralize odor

What do I do when my urine smells? How can I neutralize odor

Depends: Normally, urine smells. We call it urineferous smell. However, if smell is strong and offensive, you need to rule out infection. Without pain, burning, frequency, urgency, cloudiness of urine suspect food or meds intake to be the cause. Antibiotics, onion, garlic, and asparagus are examples of causes of odor in urine. ...Read more

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My urine smells horrific but I don't know why. What could it be?

Need to eval urine: Besides getting some more details (pain? Frequency?), we'd probably want to check that urine for signs of infection (urinary tract, sexually transmitted disease etc)

feel better. ...Read more

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Most of the times my urine smells like the food that I just ate, is that normal?

Most of the times my urine smells like the food that I just ate, is that normal?

Yes: Many foods have compounds that get filtered in the kidneys. Consequently, some of this may end up in the urine causing it to smell like the food. That is usually of no worry. Asparagus is one example. ...Read more

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My urine smells very bad, and its cloudy. It does not hurt but I hve to go a lot.

My urine smells very bad, and its cloudy. It does not hurt but I hve to go a lot.

Could be a UTI: Sounds like you need to get seen to have urine analysis and urine culture tests done to evaluate you for a possible urinary tract infection. It is best to have this done sooner rather than later. For now, increase fluid intake- drink lots of water and try pure cranberry juice. Ibuprofen may be helpful if you develop pain. ...Read more

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My urine smells like a sewer but I'm not having any symptoms and my urine is clear what could it be?

Urine or vaginal?: Strong smelling urine usually isn't abnormal, generally due to eating strongly flavored foods. If so, it should improve with diet change and drinking lots of fluids. If it still continues, you might have a urinary tract infection. Also, are you sure the odor isn't vaginal? If so, you could have bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of vaginal bacteria. See your doctor if symptoms continue. Good luck! ...Read more

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Urine smells like a sewer & is cloudy. I have little pain trying to urine. What could this be symptomatic of?? Please help.

Urine smells like a sewer & is cloudy. I have little pain trying to urine. What could this be symptomatic of?? Please help.

Likely UTI: Symptoms of a urinary tract infection can include urinating more frequently than usual, burning/pain with urination, and foul smelling urine. If severe, there can be fever or even back pain as the infection travels upwards towards the kidneys. A primary care physician can diagnose and treat a urinary tract infection properly. If not infection, other less likely possibilities exist. ...Read more

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My urine smells horrid. Is that a bad sign? What can I do to make it not so bad? It's almost sour smelling. Extremely strong and gross.

My urine smells horrid. Is that a bad sign? What can I do to make it not so bad? It's almost sour smelling. Extremely strong and gross.

Here are some...: Urine odor and sense of smell widely vary among persons so personal perception of smell may greatly differ. So, if what you reported is normal or having UTI or..., please follow suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html & http://formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html. Thereby you gain much insight on how to work well with the doctors so to reach right conclusion for right care. ...Read more

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Urine smells like gasoline and is brown?

Urine smells like gasoline and is brown?

Get tested: May be as simple as concentrated urine due to inadequate fluids. However this can be indicator of infection, hemolysis or liver disease. Please see your clinician and get your urine evaluated. ...Read more

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When you're urine smells like mildew kinda.

When you're urine smells like mildew kinda.

Suggest urinalysis: Symptom could be from urinary infection. Thus best to have your urine checked ...Read more

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What happens when your urine smells like salt?

What happens when your urine smells like salt?

Urine odor: Urine that smells like salt is likely a urea smell; this indicates concentrated urine and dietary protein. Some other foods will give a urine odor. Drink more water ...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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