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Why do my urine smell a lot?

Why do my urine smell a lot?

Infection?: IS it something new?
any fevers along with it?
can be a urinary tract infection, you might need to go to a clinic to get urine tested. ...Read more

Dr. Dan Lister
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Removal Of Appendix (Definition)

An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix. The appendix is a small, finger-shaped organ extending from the first part of the large intestine. It is removed when it becomes inflamed or infected. A perforated appendix can leak and infect the entire abdominal area, which can be life-threatening. An appendectomy is done under general anesthesia, which means you are asleep and do not feel any pain during the surgery. The surgeon makes a small cut in the lower right side of your belly area ...Read more


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Why does my urine smell sour?

Why does my urine smell sour?

Urine smell: If you get a whiff of something particularly pungent, you could have an infection or urinary stones, which can create an ammonia-like odor. Also foods such as asparagus can cause urine to have an unusual odor. See your doctor if you begin to feel ill, have symptoms or run a fever. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like metal?

Why does my urine smell like metal?

Check what you ate: Usually it is due to food intake. For instance, asparagus could change smell of urine among other reasons like onion and garlic. Also, some medicines cause urine smell change like penicillin. Explore more the details of your intake. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like butter?

Why does my urine smell like butter?

Diet: It is very common to have changes in the odor of urine as a result of what you eat - some foods causes very distinct odors! There are specific medical conditions that can cause changes in the odor of urine (for example, diabetics out of control will have an odor of ketones in their urine). I don't know of any medical condition causing the odor of butter in urine. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like onions?

Can be diet, etc..: This might be due to diet like from eating vegetables like asparagus, or it can be from a medical condition like diabetes which can cause a fruity odor in the breath and urine from ketone production. It may also be nonspecific. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like burnt rubber?

Why does my urine smell like burnt rubber?

Food?: Strange smells in urine can be heralds of utis, but only when associated with symptoms. If it is just the smell, it may be something you ate; some people associate the smell of urine after asparagus with burnt rubber. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like the food I have eaten?

Why does my urine smell like the food I have eaten?

Amino acids: Certain foods, especially broccoli and asparagus, contain Amino Acids that are processed quickly and appear in the urine...Smelling. You have a very sensitive nose if everything you eat smells in your urine. It is a normal body function...Sometimes a UTI can smell like broccoli when you have had none...Int hat case be seen and checked. ...Read more

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What makes my urine smell? Am I ill and don't know it?

What makes my urine smell? Am I ill and don't know it?

Probably not.: Certain foods, dehydration, bladder infections and mild vaginal cahnges including bacterial vaginosis can have an impact on the smell of the urine. It very well may be completely normal unless there are other significant symptoms related to this such as pain, bladder spasms, or urinary frequency and urgency. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell so strong and sometomes like amonea?

Why does my urine smell so strong and sometomes like amonea?

It depends: Urine odor can be affected by how hydrated you are (how much you're drinking), and foods that you eat (e.g. Asparagus). Medical conditions can also affect it, such as infection. If you drink more water and it doesn't go away, or if you have other symptoms like fever, burning, or frequency, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like skunk?

Why does my urine smell like skunk?

R/O UTI: Bacterial urinary infections can cause malodorous urine. You need and exam labs UAC&S and discussion of treatment options ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like blood?

Why does my urine smell like blood?

Blood urine?: Ny change in color? . Any other symptoms while urinating? . Any medications? . ...Read more

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For what reason does my urine smell?

For what reason does my urine smell?

Dietary, metabolic: Urine is the water soluble output of excess and waste chemicals produced by your body. Urine may have an odor depending upon your basic metabolism, your inherited functions and your diet. For instance there is an inherited metabolism of sulfur compounds in fresh asparagus which causes a strong a characteristic odor in the urine. ...Read more

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Is glucose making my urine smell sweet?

Is glucose making my urine smell sweet?

Not likely: Try drinking more water and to dilute your urine. You may test your urine for glucose, or better yet have you fasting blood tested for glucose level. See this site for more info.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007298.htm. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like rotten eggs?

Why does my urine smell like rotten eggs?

Maybe sulfites: Foul smelling urine is a sign worth investigating. Urine that smells like rotten eggs may indicate excretion of sulfites in the urine. This may be related to diet as many foods contain sulfites - red wine, juices, molasses, and many prepared foods. Abnormal smelling urine may be due to infection or other causes. See your doctor, who will check your urine and help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like its poisinous? Its orange as well?

Why does my urine smell like its poisinous? Its orange as well?

Urine color and odor: Urine is colored by bilirubin metabolism - the color is typically yellow; orange urine suggests another substance from your diet or from vitamin supplements; odor suggests high ammonia - are you eating large amounts of meat? This can make urine smell; ...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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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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Will amoxicillin make my urine smell like medicine?

Will amoxicillin make my urine smell like medicine?

Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin and other penicillin like antibiotics are excreted via your kidney. It will make your urine "smell like medicine." www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...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


Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Appendectomy (Definition)

An appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. It can either be done through an open incision ...Read more