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My Urine Smells Like The Food I Eat
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
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
Yes: Some vegetables can cause this.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've noticed the past week my urine smells like old bacon. No pain or fever at all. Not eating anything I normally don't eat. No meds besides divigel?
You should drink more water so that your urine is mostly colorless. Concentrated urine may have unusual smell.
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.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
My urine smells like onions all the time. I don't eat onions. I haven't changed my diet at all. I have no STDs. Its not cloudy, it just smells.?
Check for BV: Bacterial VaginosisGet a more detailed answer ›
Gym. I look pale. Urine smells bad even if I drink water. I eat 12 egg whites per day, eat other things too like chickpeas and rice. I take Dandelion?
Eat low carb 2000+ cal. Recent very rapid weight loss, beta thalassemia, high fructosamine/post prandial and frequent urine smells sweet. Please help
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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
Yes: I would suspect bacterial vaginosis.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
My urine smells fishy I don't know what the problem is it never smelled like that before. Can u tell me what's wrong?
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
Urine odor: If urine has strong odor, is darker in color, looks hazy, may have urinary tract infection & may not be drinking enough fluids. Try drinking 6-8 glasses of water or cranberry juice a day. If urinating is painful or burns, see pcp/gyn to be checked for uti. Some foods (like asparagus) can also give urine strong/strange odor. Have it checked. ...Read more
See answer: Urine odor can depend of many things including hydration level, food or medication, infection or even systemic illness. It alone is uncommonly a cause for concern in the absence of any other symptoms or signs. A checkup and urinalysis would help determine if there is an abnormality, but it is unlikely to be a sign of disease. ...Read more
Urine odor: Would not worry about this unless you are having symptoms in association with this new odor. This is probably due to something you have eaten. ...Read more
Some foods: Contain substances like sulfur or ammonia like compounds that produce a noticeable odor when they are eliminated in the urine other body fluids eg sweat or semen can be affected as well. Food like asparagus gives a distinctive urine smell. Alcohol and cigarette smoke, will change the odor of your urine to a noticeable degree. ...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
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