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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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My urine smell like yeast?

My urine smell like yeast?

Need u/a and exam: You may have an infection in ur urine and or a yeast infection. Suggest examination of genitalia and urine. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like fish?

Why does my urine smell like fish?

Might be infection,,: If your urine smells like this you might want to see your doctor for a possible infection, particularly an acquired one like trichomonas, as this can produce a fish-like smell. You also might benefit from a urinalysis as you could also have high uric acid in your urine as well as high protein. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can hydrocodone make my urine smell?

Can hydrocodone make my urine smell?

No: In my experience hydrocodone is not associated with changes in urine odor or appearance. ...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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Why does my urine smell like a ripe mango?

Why does my urine smell like a ripe mango?

Different things: There are different possibilities. It could be something you ate or a medication you are taking. That would include vitamins and supplements. A urine or vaginal infection usually has a different smell than what you are describing. Food odors should resolve in a day or so after you change your intake. ...Read more

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What reason would urine smell like penicillin?

What reason would urine smell like penicillin?

Ultra-filtrate : Your urine is an ultra-filtrate of your blood. If you urine has a chemical smell or smells like penicillin it is because your kidneys are removing that chemical from your blood and releasing it into your urine. In wwii we didn't have enough penicillin and we would use the penicillin released in the urine of one patient to treat the next patient, . ...Read more

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Why my Urine smell like sewage in between water?

Why my Urine smell like sewage in between water?

Infection?: Sounds like a possible urinary tract infection. Sometimes urine can smell foul due to foods we eat. Asparagus contains a sulphurous compound called mercaptan (which is also found in rotten eggs, onions and garlic). When your digestive system breaks down mercaptan, by-products are released that cause the strange smell. When it's an infection usually you have burning or other complaints. Go see MD ...Read more

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Dr. L. Collins
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more