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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?

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 (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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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.

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

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I have what looks like shiny oil droplets in my urine....also stay swollen all over especially in feet and hands. What can cause this?

I have what looks like shiny oil droplets in my urine....also stay swollen all over especially in feet and hands. What can cause this?

Kidney: The answer is a lot of things. But with your history of high blood pressure kidney disease tops the list. Especially if the oily droplets in your urine foam up, it could be a sign of your body losing protein in the urine. This would be a start. But the list also includes thyroid disease, diabetes complications, heart disease, liver disease and others. You should get a full check up. ...Read more

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Causes urine to seperate like oil?

Causes urine to seperate like oil?

Kidney disorders: You may possibly have an abnormal amount of protein (proteinuria) or fat (lipiduria) in your urine, which could indicate a disease process in your kidneys. This should be evaluated promptly by your physician. ...Read more

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Oil in urine?

Oil in urine?

Contam vr Kidney: Contamination with the use of creams or lubricants for sexual intercourse is possible. Other concerns are kidney disorders ( early stage nephrotic syndrome). ...Read more

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Why does my daughter have orange oil droplets in her urine?

Why does my daughter have orange oil droplets in her urine?

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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Is it possible to have oil in urine, or maybe there was just some oil droplets in the toilet bowl?

Is it possible to have oil in urine, or maybe there was just some oil droplets in the toilet bowl?

Likely later: In the very rare circumstance of lymph leakage into the urinary tract, one could see oil in urine, however, your second explanation is far more likely. ...Read more