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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Male, 40 yrs, urine analyses shows Klebsiella sps, no E coli. Pain in lower back, cloudy smelly urine. Plz. Suggest a good natural remedy.

Male, 40 yrs, urine analyses shows Klebsiella sps, no E coli. Pain in lower back, cloudy smelly urine. Plz. Suggest a good natural remedy.

UTI: There are no "natural remedies" for UTI. Klebsiella infection in a male patient suggests that there must be some predisposing factor, often an anatomic defect or physiological defect in the urinary tract. My advice would be to see a doctor ASAP and be properly evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of smelly urine?

What can you do to get rid of smelly urine?

Depends on the cause: Most people associate a foul odor with infection but it is not necessarily so. Some medications (antibiotics), vitamins and certain foods (asparagus)or simple dehydration can cause an unpleasant odor. A urinalasys and a careful history should be able to identify the cause. ...Read more

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On/off 3 months, smelly urine, pain at end of urination, went away for awhile, now noticing small brown tissues in toilet.2mnths ago urine test normal?

On/off 3 months, smelly urine, pain at end of urination, went away for awhile, now noticing small brown tissues in toilet.2mnths ago urine test normal?

Look further: Smelly, painful urine should not be ignored. Get another urinalysis with microscopic exam & urine culture. Then consult your doctor or a urologist.
Please consult me on HealthTap if you want to discuss this further.
Dr. Long ...Read more

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I have smelly urine, I'm scared, I might have kidney disease, what to do?

I have smelly urine, I'm scared, I might have kidney disease, what to do?

Check UA: There are various reasons for smelly urine. It simply could be normal concentrated urine from dehydration. It could be an infection or various kidney diseases. The simplest way to find out is analysis of urine. Based on the result your doctor will able to address your concern. ...Read more

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I have smelly urine. What can I do to stop this?

I have smelly urine. What can I do to stop this?

See below: You can prevent your urine from having an unpleasant odor by drinking six to eight glasses of water per day. Diluted, uninfected urine does not have a strong or unpleasant odor. Infection is also a cause of foul-smelling urine. If a strong or foul-smelling odor exists, contact your physician for diagnosis and treatment of a possible urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Does a diet without wheat produce smelly urine?

Does a diet without wheat produce smelly urine?

No: Not eating wheat does not affect urine smell, but eating asparagus might. ...Read more

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I got diabetes. Its that cause of smelly urine?

I got diabetes. Its that cause of smelly urine?

No. It is: Possible you have an infection, so get to a doctor for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Orange smelly urine first thing in the morning then goes clearer after first wee?

Orange smelly urine first thing in the morning then goes clearer after first wee?

It might be related: To certain foods. Or it might be infection. Get urine tested at your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have smelly urine when eating asparagus?

Why do I have smelly urine when eating asparagus?

Its normal: Asparagus contains a powerfull antioxidant that contains sulfur. Most of the chemical compounds containing sulfur have a bad smell.
Does not mean you are sick or that something is going on. The unpleasant smell will dissapear in a day or two. ...Read more

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What sort of infection is smelly urine and reduced flow?

What sort of infection is smelly urine and reduced flow?

No one can tell: A smelly urine is probably due to infection, but not necessarily. If there is infection however, the only reliable way to sort the type of infection out is to do urine culture. The so called empiric treatment is usually tried in simple cases, without culture, targeting a group of possible bacterial organisms depending on the scenario e.g. Older vs younger sexually active persons. ...Read more

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I need to control what I eat due to leaking a bit. What foods cause smelly urine?

Many possible causes: Of smelly urine: concentrated due to dehydration & low fluid intake causes a strong smell. Urinary infections may be most common cause of foul smelling urine and often alert subjects to presence of uti. Some antibiotics such as Amoxicillin &cipro cause smelly urine as does consuming large volumes of coffee, ie >6cups/day. Classically asparagus has distinctive smell. Others r liver disease & diabetes. ...Read more

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I have smelly urine sometimes cloudy no pain or backache I think I drink enough fluids?

I have smelly urine sometimes cloudy no pain or backache I think I drink enough fluids?

See your doctor: Have a urinalysis done to make sure you're okay. Sometimes B vitamins are stronger smelling and discolor tribe yellow. Sometimes diet plays a role but in any event, this isn't normal if drinking enough fluids to have cloudy urine. So have it checked out for peace of mind. ...Read more

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Dark smelly urine after gastric bypass?

Dark smelly urine after gastric bypass?

Dark urine: How soon after gastric bypass? Either way, it sounds like you are dehydrated and may also have a urinary tract infection. Liver problems can also make your urine dark as well. You need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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No itching or burning but garlicky smelly Urine and discharge? What's going on. Just had a hysterectomy.

No itching or burning but garlicky smelly Urine and discharge? What's going on. Just had a hysterectomy.

Infection likely: These symptoms indicate sn infection, either in remnant vagina or urine or both. Please get checked. Meanwhile, bathe carefully, drink lots, Ask for urine culture. Your gyn should check. ...Read more

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What can cause smelly urine?

What can cause smelly urine?

Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerned then visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What foods can cause smelly urine?

What foods can cause smelly urine?

Asparagus, garlic...: The most well known food to cause urine to have an odor is asparagus, which leads to excretion of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that cause the characteristic odor. Garlic can impart odor to the urine, and alter the results of urinalysis tests. Coffee is another food that can cause on off-smelling urine. Fish, onions, cubebs, juniper, & saffron have been implicated. ...Read more

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What would cause dark and smelly urine?

What would cause dark and smelly urine?

Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerned then visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Smelly urine?

Here are some...: 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 of www. ForMeFirst. Com. ...Read more

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I have really dark smelly urine how and why do I have it?

I have really dark smelly urine how and why do I have it?

Different reasons: Not drinking enough water, certain foods in excess (eg asparagus, smelly urine) or the presence of different elements (bacteria, blood, even in minor quantities) may fit your description. In any case, a urinalysis would clarify this situation further. Consult your dr if it persists. ...Read more

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Hey doctors foul smelly urine is a symptom of bladder infection?

Hey doctors foul smelly urine is a symptom of bladder infection?

Not a reliable symp.: Some people equate smelly urine an infection- inferred because "the smell must be the result of byproducts of bacterial activity in the urine". However, please remember that a patient must have symptoms of a urinary infection to secure the diagnosis- if the patient is asymptomatic, then the smell is likely because of a dietary byproduct or a a substance that is excreted in the urine. ...Read more

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Can my high protein, asparagus dense meal plan be the cause of my smelly urine?

Asparagus likely: Asparagus contains an aromatic compound converted by the body of those with the proper genetics into a volatile, and quite strongly smelled compound secreted in the urine. A high protein diet might increase the urine concentration but will probably not add anything to the urine which has an odor. The asparagus diet is not harmful to your heath so you can continue chomping away. ...Read more

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Hi Dr I am having a smelly urine and my penis when I go to the toilet pains as if there's something burning and also blood comes out when I squeeze.

Hi Dr I am having a smelly urine and my penis when I go to the toilet pains as if there's something burning and also blood comes out when I squeeze.

See doctor ASAP: This could be an STD (especially gonorrhea) or other infection, especially if you also are discharging pus or mucus. However, STDs don't usually cause bleeding. Perhaps passing a kidney or bladder stone. The odor probably doesn't mean anything. Whatever you have is serious: don't screw around, see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Yellow smelly urine plus white discharge frm vagina. Plz help?

Yellow smelly urine plus white discharge frm vagina. Plz help?

Malodorous urine?: Would have this checked to insure that you don't have an infection. Take care. ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...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