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Urine Smells Like Ham
Smelly urine is suggestive, not indicative for UTI, and usually results from concentrated urine, from what foods consumed, from infection / inflammation, etc. To verify it, do complete urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine. More? Go to http://formefirst. Com/myths-UTI. Html & other articles in the categories in Urinary Tract Infection-UTI & Urination Trouble on HOME ...Read more
I had a UTI I just got finished taking macrobid. I'm taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) now. My urine smells like ham. I have to go see a urologist. What could this be?
By itself is a pretty unreliable marker of anything. Various food/spice/breakdown products including those from the drug itself are excreted into the urine and could produce an odor. Without other symptoms, pain/irritaiton/bleeding odor by itself is not an indicator of infection
cannot say in your particular case, but generally, this would be true. ...Read more
My urine smells like smoked ham, what could be causing this. Only sign of infection is lower abdo but put it down to endo which is very bad at the mo?
UTI, vaginitis: If you have abdominal or pelvic pain worse or different from what is usual for your endometriosis or if you have fever or bleeding then you should go directly to the ER. You likely have a urinary tract infection but the odor may also be from a gardnerella infection in your vagina or urine so both need to be examined. In either or both cases you need to see a doctor or other healthcare provider. ...Read more
Some foods: Contain substances like sulfur or ammonia like compounds that produce a noticeable odor when they are eliminated in the urine other body fluids eg sweat or semen can be affected as well. Food like asparagus gives a distinctive urine smell. Alcohol and cigarette smoke, will change the odor of your urine to a noticeable degree. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Urine smell is very personal and unique, reflecting the degree of urine concentration, the kinds of foods consumed, etc. So, it;s OK as long as being comfortable in voiding and having a normal or unremarkable findings from properly collected fresh urine. More? Ask Doc for details timely. ...Read more
Maybe: If you are taking vitamins, then many of them are water soluble. This means that your kidney will remove any excess that your body doesn't use and then you pee them out. If you are not, and this is new, see your doctor. ...Read more
Here are some...: Urine smell is quite personally unique and widely vary among people to reflect urine concentration, foods consumption, supplement use, etc. And it is harmless as long as being free of symptoms and having normal urinalysis from properly collected urine. To know more these nuance in healthcare, welcome to peruse articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html & other related in HOME ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Urine smell reflects what you consumed, how concentrated the urine is, and how your unique sense of smell is. In general, it's good idea to ignore urine odor as long as urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen is normal and you void well with steady continuous flow and feeling bladder empty. More? Seek evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Urine odor and sense of smell are personally unique, reflecting what you consume - foods, drinks, drugs, supplements, etc. And how you perceive. It's okay to smell "offensive" as long as being comfortable in voiding and normal in complete urinalysis with properly collected urine specimen. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. Best wish. .. ...Read more
May be nothing: It may be nothing, and just a consequence of excreting a metabolite of something you ate the night before. Concentrated urine sometimes will have peculiar smells. Lastly, it could be a sign of a chronic infection, but this is somewhat hard to say without actually knowing what it smells like. See your doctor for a urinalysis if you are concerned. ...Read more
Urine odor: If urine has strong odor, is darker in color, looks hazy, may have urinary tract infection & may not be drinking enough fluids. Try drinking 6-8 glasses of water or cranberry juice a day. If urinating is painful or burns, see pcp/gyn to be checked for uti. Some foods (like asparagus) can also give urine strong/strange odor. Have it checked. ...Read more
See answer: Urine odor can depend of many things including hydration level, food or medication, infection or even systemic illness. It alone is uncommonly a cause for concern in the absence of any other symptoms or signs. A checkup and urinalysis would help determine if there is an abnormality, but it is unlikely to be a sign of disease. ...Read more
How does blood smell: Not sure how blood smells. You could have your doctor do a urinalysis and see if there is microscopic (blood you can't see) in it. ...Read more
My urine smells like smoke bacon and when I have urine it hurts like I cant sit down. Just need to stand up?
Possible UTI: Pain with urination & discomfort sitting down suggests urinary infection. Urine can often have a strange smell without infection as long as you don't have pain with urination. You need to have a urinalysis to rule out infection, which if positive requires antibiotics. Good Luck ...Read more
My urine smells like rotten eggs and it is cloudy, what is the problem? This has been going on for quite sometime now.
I: I cannot diagnose the cause for these symptoms. A rotten egg smell is described as being much like the smell of sulphur. You could have an infection. You could have a diet high in food that contain sulfhur (garlic, curry, onions, meat, eggs, cauliflower, etc.) you could even have a metabolic disorder. Because your urine is also cloudy, I recommend that you talk with your doctor about this. ...Read more
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