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Is smelly urine a symptom of pregnancy?

Is smelly urine a symptom of pregnancy?

Less likely.: Smelly urine could be from the food, drink and vitamins that you take or from dehydration or chronic medical condition - diabetes, liver/kidney problems etc. ...Read more

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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 ...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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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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What be the cause of my smelly urine?

What be the cause of my 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. 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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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

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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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more