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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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Is it normal for your vagina to smell like your going to start your period at the end of your third trimester?

Is it normal for your vagina to smell like your going to start your period at the end of your third trimester?

Vaginal odor: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Had a culture and urinalysis done and, results were negative but I still smell a slight ammonia urine smell in my discharge not strong, And had no sex?

Had a culture and urinalysis done and, results were negative but I still smell a slight ammonia urine smell in my discharge not strong, And had no sex?

Here are some ...: Clinically, you're okay. As to the smell in urine & vaginal discharge, that is personally unique but normal to reflect the amount of excretion from your rich apocrine glands to interact with the bacteria in genital area as well as the expected presence of ammonia in urine. In fact, exposing urine to air for 30 minutes will surely make urine stinging. So, as long as having normal UA..., it's ok. ...Read more

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For the past few weeks I have a strong disgusting odor in my urine that will clear a bathroom. The smell is a mix between ammonia and yeast .

For the past few weeks I have a strong disgusting odor in my urine that will clear a bathroom.  The smell is a mix between ammonia and yeast .

Urine: Bring a specimen with you when you visit your pcp and get examined. Odor of urine can be from what you eat (i.e., asparagus, etc.), from metabolic byproducts (i.e., ketones in diabetics, etc.), from microbes growing in the bladder (uti), or potentially from deteriorating tissue within the urinary tract (such as malignancy, etc.). You should see your doctor and get this evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Today I noticed my urine has a strong ammonia smell.why? I have only been drink water for past week. I gave up soda.thats only diet change I've made.

Today I noticed my urine has a strong ammonia smell.why? I have only been drink  water for past week. I gave up soda.thats only diet change I've made.

URINE ODOR: The smell you describe suggests Uribe that is concentrated, which may indicate dehydration, infection, kidney stones. This odor can also sometimes be associated w/ high protein foods like meat or eggs. Adequately hydrate yourself, monitor odor over the next several days for resolution and if odor persists, connect w/ me via inbox consult or visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Liver count is up.... Very strong ammonia smell in my urine....When i lay down at night my toes get so cold it keepse awake.... Also very tired all th?

Liver count is up.... Very strong ammonia smell in my urine....When i lay down at night my toes get so cold it keepse awake.... Also very tired all th?

Possible diabetes: You could have diabetes, go see your physician he / she will do a complete workup starting with history / exam / labs / vascular studies. ...Read more

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How come my four year old daughter has a very strong ammonia smell in her urine?

How come my four year old daughter has a very strong ammonia smell in her urine?

Diet? : A couple of reasons come to mind. Either she is eating a lot of protein or she is not getting enough fluids. If this persists talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing my urine to have a strong ammonia smell? This has lasted about a week already

What could be causing my urine to have a strong ammonia smell?  This has lasted about a week already

Possible UTI: Given you gender and age, this could represent a urinary tract infection (UTI), which is usually associated with urinary frequency and burning. In addition, the ammonia smell of the urine could represent breakdown of urea in the urine to ammonia. You should see a physician to have a urine sample taken for examination and culture. ...Read more

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My urine and sweat have a very strong ammonia-like smell. I drink a gallon of water a day and I take preworkout and protein powder each day. ?

My urine and sweat have a very strong ammonia-like smell.  I drink a gallon of water a day and I take preworkout and protein powder each day. ?

Be seen: I would be seen and have a urine analysis. Potential concerns could include a infectious process or hyperglycemia among other considerations. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like ammonia?

Why does my urine smell like ammonia?

AMMONIA: Could simply be a concentration issue. Work on drinking enough to make 1.5-2 l urine/day if you're heart and kidneys can tolerate that much input. ...Read more

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What could cause a salty taste in one's mouth and and urine that smells like ammonia?

What could cause a salty taste in one's mouth and and urine that smells like ammonia?

Likely dehydration.: A urine that smells like ammonia is likely due to dehydration since it is concentrated. A salty taste in the mouth is likely due to the same thing as there is probably not enough water to dilute the sodium. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine smells strongly of ammonia?

High protein intake: The kidney excretes acid by producing ammonia which traps the acid in urine. Most people eat 1mosm/kg per day of acid in the form of protein ( amino acids). Therefore when eating a high protein diet or having a concentrated urine it can smell like ammonia. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your urine smells like ammonia?

What exactly does it mean when your urine smells like ammonia?

Infection Possibly: Strong urine odors can arise from foods, medications, alterations in your metabolism or infection. An ammoniac smell to the urine can occur with dehydration. However, there are certain bacteria that can create a similar pungent smell. If the odor is associated with urinary symptoms such as urgency, frequency and burning, it would be best to have the urine checked for infection. ...Read more

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Been having a lot of very light yellow discharge that is very wet. Sometimes it smells fishy and other times it smells like urine or ammonia. Why??

Been having a lot of very light yellow discharge that is very wet. Sometimes it smells fishy and other times it smells like urine or ammonia. Why??

Vaginitis: There are several types of vaginal infection that can cause a discharge. The two most likely based on your description are bacterial vaginosis and chlamydia. Please see your gynecologist for testing and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My urine has an odor of buttery almonds, it doesn't smell sweet fruity or of ammonia, I do not drink and i eat a varied diet what could be the cause?

My urine has an odor of buttery almonds, it doesn't smell sweet fruity or of ammonia, I do not drink and i eat a varied diet what could be the cause?

Urine Odor: I am a bit baffled by your question. This does not in any way imply disease or any other medical condition. What else is going on to prompt this type of question? ...Read more

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