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I am a 23 year old female. I was wondering if it was normal for my urine stream to be very strong?

I am a 23 year old female. I was wondering if it was normal for my urine stream to be very strong?

Not necessarily: As long as you have no burning when urinating or have red color (blood?) or other dark color or frequency of urination I see no need to be overly concerned. If you do have any of the above, make an appointment with your family physician. If by "strong" you mean malodorous it could be from the food you eat like asparagus. ...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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I am a 27 year old female. My partner mention I have a very powerful / strong urine flow when he hears me in the toilet. Is this ab normal to have a s?

I am a 27 year old female. My partner mention I have a very powerful / strong urine flow when he hears me in the toilet. Is this ab normal to have a s?

See remark: Thank your lucky stars for having a powerful stream!! this is normal. Congratulate your partner for having good hearing. If it disturbs him, get him a good ear-muff

best in good health ...Read more

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I am a woman. Strong urine smell, occasional burning in vagina (not strong), vagina always has a smell, and sex is painful.

I am a woman. Strong urine smell, occasional burning in vagina (not strong), vagina always has a smell, and sex is painful.

See remark: You most likely have urinary tract infection:this is treatable. If you don't have a doctor visit a local drug store and have them give you antibiotic.
As for vaginal odor & painful sex, you have vaginal inf.
(at same drug store let them give you anti-fungal cream
& apply twice a day. (you can douche the vagina with 1/2 tablespoon baking powder in cup of warm water 2/day. Best of health young lady ...Read more

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Why am I always thirsty and my urine is dark yellow and has a strong odor...I'm not diabetic...I am a 28 year old female and I take 100 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) a?

Why am I always thirsty and my urine is dark yellow and has a strong odor...I'm not diabetic...I am a 28 year old female and I take 100 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) a?

Don't know: Can get some dryness of the mouth from zoloft (sertraline) which might account for thirst but not for urine as you describe-- probably best to have a checkup-- possibly a urine for culture & sensitivity. ...Read more

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I don't know if I have an STD or a UTI im a female, 18 years old. I usually have uti's frequently but I havn't had one in a while. I noticed that my urine is really strong & has a yellowish discharge. I have some burning but not that much.

I don't know if I have an STD or a UTI im a female, 18 years old. I usually have uti's frequently but I havn't had one in a while. I noticed that my urine is really strong & has a yellowish discharge. I have some burning but not that much.

You: You need to get seen and have cultures taken for chlamydia and gonorrhea, and have a urinary test taken. Please be seen immediately as an std can cause permanent scarring of your tubes, and a UTI can become serious. If your doctor can't see you immediately, or if you have fever, pain, or vomiting, then you would have to go to the er. ...Read more

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Does urine have a strong odor?

Does urine have a strong odor?

Many Reasons: Urine is a filtered byproduct from our blood and stored in the bladder until release. Urine's odor can change with certain foods like asparagus or coffee but also with infections. If you are experiencing other symptoms like abdominal pain, pain with urination, urinating more frequently, or significant change in urine odor and color, then I would recommend evaluation by healthcare provider. ...Read more

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When a woman squirts is it urine?

When a woman squirts is it urine?

That hasn't been: Clearly established. “squirting” is controversial. Some indicate that it is a form of female ejaculation in which the fluid is propelled from para-urethral ducts during or prior to orgasm. Others hold that it is lubricating secretions or incontinence of urine. ...Read more

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I am a female and my urine is black?

I am a female and my urine is black?

Never normal.: Needs explanation. Best bet is to get a urinalysis and see doc. Could be blood or bilirubin or a few other things, but lab will tell. ...Read more

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Where does urine exit a woman's body?

Where does urine exit a woman's body?

The urethra.: Urine that is stored in the bladder exits a short tunnel called the urethra. It is located between the clitoris and the vaginal introitus in a vulva. The length of the urinary tract in women likely contributes to the higher rates of urinary tract infections in women, and its position in the pelvic floor and relation to the birth canal is likely what predisposes women to stress incontinence. ...Read more

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What causes my urine to have a strong odor?

What causes my urine to have a strong odor?

The following: Concentrated urine can have strong smell, happens with low fluid intake. Infected urine from UTI classically has bad smell. Certain foods, especially asparagus give urine very distinct stong odor. ...Read more

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What can make your urine have a strong odor?

What can make your urine have a strong odor?

Some foods and meds: Anything that is excreted in the urinary tract can cause your urine to smell. The classic food that causes a strong smell in the urine is asparagus. Some medications, especially antibiotics (e.g., penicillins) can also cause a strong smell in the urine. ...Read more

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How can I stop my urine from smelling so strong.?

How can I stop my urine from smelling so strong.?

Hydrate: Strong urine odor typically comes from dehydration. Drink plenty of water (6-8 eight ounce glasses a day). Also medications or multivitamins can cause an odor as well. ...Read more

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Why can men pass larger volume of urine than women?

Why can men pass larger volume of urine than women?

Yes: Usually men's body size and body parts are larger than women so they can urinate a larger volume usually. ...Read more

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Urine smelling very strong. Does this mean anything?

Urine smelling very strong. Does this mean anything?

UTI or concentrated: Urine with a UTI can be foul smelling, somtimes like "rotten fish". Concentrated urine, if you have not taken in much fluid or have been perspiring a lot, can have a strong smell. Thirdly some foods such as asparagus can cause urine to smell strongly. ...Read more

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Why does my urine sometimes have a strong onion odor?

Why does my urine sometimes have a strong onion odor?

Urine odor: Urine odor is usually due to something you have had to eat. For instance many people right after the have asparagus have a strong odor to their urine. ...Read more

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Is their a difference between the male urine and female urine?

Is their a difference between the male urine and female urine?

Human Urine: Nope. They can detect if the urine is not human but otherwise nothing here to report. Don't understand the purpose of this question. ...Read more

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What are some reasons a person might have strong smelling or strangely colored urine?

What are some reasons a person might have strong smelling or strangely colored urine?

Vatious: Urine can have a strong smell if it is very concentrated, i.e. If you don't drink enough fluid or sweat a lot. Urine infection can give urine a foull smell which is often clue to a uti. Urine has a distinctive strong smell after eating asparagus. Color brown brown from kidney blood, red from fresh blood or eating red beets. Blue form porphyria (king george iii) times greenish with nitrofurantoin. ...Read more

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I have a strong unusual odor to my urine and it is also cloudy could this be serious?

I have a strong unusual odor to my urine and it is also cloudy could this be serious?

Likely not serious: Normal if U consumed asparagus before urinating. Also if urine is very concentrated due to low fluid intake. Worth getting a urinalysis, if foul smell continues, to rule out UTI. Most UTIs are not serious. ...Read more

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I am a 55 year old female. What would cause my first urine in morning, to have pinkish tint?

I am a 55 year old female. What would cause my first urine in morning, to have pinkish tint?

Possible PNH: You need to have your urine examined to ascertain the basis of the color, however, an uncommon disorder, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria comes to mind. See the site below for more information and see your doctor.
http://ghr. Nlm. Nih. Gov/condition/paroxysmal-nocturnal-hemoglobinuria. ...Read more

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My urine is very strong. Even my husband is commenting. Could anything be wrong to cause this?

My urine is very strong. Even my husband is commenting. Could anything be wrong to cause this?

Strong Urine Smell: Read this about possible causes: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/medical-edge-newspaper-2010/apr-16a.Html. Not always a cause for alarm, pungent urine odors could reflect diet choices, as well as an infection or even diabetes. It is best to make an appointment with your doctor and check it out. ...Read more

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What are all the possible causes of unusual or weird smelling urine? It only happens in the morning. Both male and female.

What are all the possible causes of unusual or weird smelling urine? It only happens in the morning. Both male and female.

Several possibilitie: If you have no other symptoms such as urinary burning or pain, infection is less likely but that is a potential cause. In addition certain foods, vitamins or medications could do this. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my body if my urine for several months now has had a strong unusual odor, and is cloudy? Can it be serious?

What could be wrong with my body if my urine for several months now has had a strong unusual odor, and is cloudy? Can it be serious?

Probable infection: Of the urinary tract. It is extremely common in women and usually not serious, but this has been going on for awhile so you need to get a urinalysis and culture and get started on some treatment. You can see a HealthTap concierge doctor or see any clinic for this. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal to find it hard to get the first urine of the day out? I have to push it out in little bits at a time. I am female, 33, 2 children.

Is it normal to find it hard to get the first urine of the day out? I have to push it out in little bits at a time. I am female, 33, 2 children.

Medication SFx?: Some medications may have the side effect of tightening up the urethra, making it difficult to void - amitriptylene and Cymbalta (duloxetine) are common ones for this complaint. If this has just been a recent development, then you might pee in a cup so your fp can see if this hesitancy is the beginning of a uti. It's a little strange that it's only happening in the morning, tho. ...Read more

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My husband's urine has become rather cloudy and strong smelling. He doesn't have any pain when he urinates or anything like that though. What's wrong?

My husband's urine has become rather cloudy and strong smelling. He doesn't have any pain when he urinates or anything like that though. What's wrong?

Depends: This could be something as simple as being dehydrated or he could be taking dietary supplements like vitamins which could also do this. If he is eating a diet high in certain vegetables like asparagus or brussle sprouts, his urine will smell strong but, of course he could still have an infection. He
needs a urinalaysis to rule out this possibility.
Have him see his doc. ...Read more

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Why would blood be in my urine? Female)

Why would blood be in my urine? Female)

Many causes: It could be vaginal blood (very common) from menstruation, cervical bleeding, etc. If truly hematuria, then think urinary tract infection, kidney stone, std, etc. Regardless, it should be checked out and evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I am a female and have blood in my urine what could it be?

I am a female and have blood in my urine what could it be?

See your doctor!: Your age and other medical conditions make certain causes more likely. For example, in a young, sexually active woman, a bladder infection or UTI is a common cause. There are also a number of kidney conditions that could be responsible. Other causes could be kidney stones, injury to your kidneys, some types of kidney inflammation, even some types of cancer in an older person. ...Read more

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My urine is hot and has a strong smell?

My urine is hot and has a strong smell?

Strong urine odor...: ...usually doesn't mean anything important -- mostly related to what you eat and fluid intake. I'm not sure how to interpret "hot" urine. If it just feels warm as you pass urine, plus odor and maybe darker color, just drink more fluids which might clear it up. If painful or "burning" to pass urine, and/or urgent or small volumes, possible urinary tract infection. If so, see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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My urine as a strong smell a dark in colour?

My urine as a strong smell a dark in colour?

Are you dehydrated?: The most common thing is - not drinking enough water, if you are well hydrated, seeing an md and having urine tested for infection or other urine problems would be helpful, but most likely - drink more water! 80oz or so a day. ...Read more