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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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What's it mean when urine smells like peppermint?

What's it mean when urine smells like peppermint?

You need a urinalysi: Many things can cause an odor in the urine. If am urinalysis is normal, then there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like chalk. Haven't been taking any type of medication?

Why does my urine smell like chalk. Haven't been taking any type of medication?

Most urine: Odors are not from medications .they are from DIETARY INTAKE! In any case CONCENTRATED urine has a more powerful odor and I suggest that you should INCREASE YOUR FLUID INTAKE!!!!!!!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...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 like onions and garlic when I didn't eat either one?

Why does my urine smell like onions and garlic when I didn't eat either one?

Vitamins or meds?: Urine is a byproduct of the kidneys filtration of the blood. It is common for urine that is concentrated to have a stronger odor. Increasing water intake helps with this. However, vitamins and certain medications can also give the urine a stronger odor. ...Read more

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Why does asparagus make urine smell odd, but pineapple, for example, doesn't?

Why does asparagus make urine smell odd, but pineapple, for example, doesn't?

Specific chemicals: Methanethiol is the specific chemical in asparagus that produces the smell. This chemical is not found in pineapple. ...Read more

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Why my urine smell bad?

Why my urine smell bad?

Normal: Urine does have a bad odor to it. When it's concentrated, it's even worse. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell?

Why does my urine smell?

Diet: This is likely from your diet especially when it contains asparagus. Usually it bears no meaning healthwise. ...Read more

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What makes urine smell sweet?

What makes urine smell sweet?

Ketones: Ketones in the urine can cause a characteristic sweet odor. This can be seen in severe diabetes or low carbohydrate diets. It is the result of fat metabolism. See your doctor to make sure what is going on. ...Read more

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Why would my urine smell like onions?

Why would my urine smell like onions?

Urinary Odors: Urine odors typically come from what we've eaten or meds we've taken more than from worrisome illnesses.
If there aren't any symptoms of infection such as urgency/frequency, burning with urination or bladder pain, I'd likely suspect its something that will get better on its own.
If it persists or any of the above symptoms arise, especially if feverish, go see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like cheerios?

Why does my urine smell like cheerios?

Urine test: Please get a urine test. Your doctor can evaluate- I hope your blood sugar level is ok. ...Read more

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What would make my urine smell rancid?

What would make my urine smell rancid?

Depends: Sometimes an infection can do this, certain foods can make the urine smell rancin, namely asparagus. Wee you r internist if have burning on urination. ...Read more

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What could make my urine smell strange?

What could make my urine smell strange?

Various things: Foods, especially asparagus.

Medications

Infections.

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What causes your urine smell in morning?

What causes your urine smell in morning?

Concentration: Morning urine tends to be very concentrated due to lack of fluid consumption for the preceding 8-12 hours. Anything dissolved in the urine will be more pungent when the urine is concentrated. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell strongly in the mornings?

More concentrated: First voided morning urine is more concentrated and therefore can have a stronger odor. ...Read more

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Does parsely make urine smell?

Does parsely make urine smell?

Probably.: You can try observing it yourself after eating parsley and share your results with us. Thank you. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell of sulphur?

Why does my urine smell of sulphur?

R/O UTI: Bacterial urinary infectionscan 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 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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Why does my urine smell Like lemons?

Why does my urine smell Like lemons?

Probably okay...: Urine smell alone is usually indicative of something wrong as long as having normal urinalysis from a properly collected fresh urine and being fine in voiding, but maybe reflecting what you consume, like foods or supplement. If you like to explore more on UTI & urinalysis, welcome to peruse articles in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html. For daily issues, too http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like sulphur?

Why does my urine smell like sulphur?

Unclear: Foods (for example asparagus) or medications can do this. However, best to have urine evaluated if you don't have a recently new medication or diet explanation. Do you have burning, or urinary frequency? Either way, if persists, should see md and have urinalysis and urine culture to rule out infection. ...Read more

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Why does urine smell like rotten eggs?

Why does urine smell like rotten eggs?

Dehydration/Infectio: It may be due to dehydration or infection if it is smelling for a while. You should drink more fluids and consult your doctor and get checked for infection ...Read more

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What year do almonds make urine smell?

What year do almonds make urine smell?

Please rephrase: Your question is not clear. Please rewrite it if you want someone to provide a useful answer. ...Read more