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Oil In My Urine
I've been taking fish oil for about 6 mos 3 to 4g daily and tappered off now n then. recently i''ve seen oil in my urine n it smells like fiish oil?
Fish Oil: It certainly could be trace amounts of omega -3 in the urine. It doesn't take much to smell "fishy". The benefits of taking fish oil are less clear than they used to be. I would recommend that you check with your doctor to see if fish oil is right for you. If it is right, I would purchase the highest grade, highly purified brand that is either of Icelandic or Norwegian origin. ...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
Theres oil in my urine, backs of legs swell intermittently,and abdominal pain. No infection,and it fades every few months and comes right back. Help?
Oil in urine: You are describing a kidney disease - likely nephrosis. Needs eval asap ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does it look luke oil is in my urine? I've been using boric acid suppositories for almost 2 weeks and never saw this.
Side effect: It is probably a side effect of long term use of boric acid. Why are you using that for so long anyways? Check with your doctor about alternative treatments for your condition. Boric acid can cause kidney damage. ...Read more
Is it possible to have oil in urine, or maybe there was just some oil droplets in the toilet bowl?
Oil In Urine: I would consider two things. First, eating certain oily fish can cause oil in urine and in bowel movements. Second, unusual things in urine might not be coming from the urinary tract, especially in female. This latter issue needs the expertise of a gynecologist. Bottom line here is this needs further investigation by either your primary care doctor or a gynecologist. ...Read more
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