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Metal Smelling Urine
More info: Random urine i think means a random spot urine test unlike 24 hour test. The name implies that heavy metal and cadmium are being checked in a random sample. I am not aware of such a test. ...Read more
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
Check what you ate: Usually it is due to food intake. For instance, asparagus could change smell of urine among other reasons like onion and garlic. Also, some medicines cause urine smell change like penicillin. Explore more the details of your intake. ...Read more
Are there any studies to confirm or debunk the efficacy of urine and/ or hair testing for heavy metals?
I suffer from lower back pain, my urine and period blood has a strong smell of metal, I also taste metal in my mouth, is their anything wrong???
I suffer from lower back pain and my urine/period blood has a strong smell of metal and I sometimes taste metal in my mouth, is their anything wrong?
See your physician: I recommend you see your primary doctor and have him run tests ...Read more