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Urine smells like ham?

Urine smells like ham?

Too many green eggs: Must be eating too many green eggs. ...Read more

Smelly Urine (Definition)

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


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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?

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?

Urine odor: 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

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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?

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

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My urine smells like bacon?

My urine smells like bacon?

Bacon: If you aren't having any other problems or pain with urination I wouldn't worry. Urine smell can change with all types of food. ...Read more

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Urine smells like bacon, why?

Urine smells like bacon, why?

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

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Urine smells like rotten eggs?

Urine smells like rotten eggs?

Need to eval urine: Besides getting some more details (pain? Frequency?), we'd probably want to check that urine for signs of infection (urinary tract, sexually transmitted disease etc)

feel better. ...Read more

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Is it bad when urine smells like egg?

Is it bad when urine smells like egg?

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

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Why do my urine smells like. Vitimins?

Why do my urine smells like. Vitimins?

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

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My urine smells like salt, why is that?

My urine smells like salt, why is that?

Urine salt smell: Recon it has lots of salt in it. I have smelled lots of urine over 50 years and never found one that smelled to me like salt. So maybe it is you nose that is different than mine. ...Read more

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Urine smells like gasoline and is brown?

Urine smells like gasoline and is brown?

Get tested: May be as simple as concentrated urine due to inadequate fluids. However this can be indicator of infection, hemolysis or liver disease. Please see your clinician and get your urine evaluated. ...Read more

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When you're urine smells like mildew kinda.

When you're urine smells like mildew kinda.

Suggest urinalysis: Symptom could be from urinary infection. Thus best to have your urine checked ...Read more

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Why is it that my urine smells like popcorn?

Why is it that my urine smells like popcorn?

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

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What happens when your urine smells like salt?

What happens when your urine smells like salt?

Urine odor: Urine that smells like salt is likely a urea smell; this indicates concentrated urine and dietary protein. Some other foods will give a urine odor. Drink more water ...Read more

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Urine smells nutty or like sulfur. Why is that?

Urine smells nutty or like sulfur. Why is that?

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

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My urine smells like wheat, what does this mean?

My urine smells like wheat, what does this mean?

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

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My urine smells like parmesan cheese. Is that ok.

My urine smells like parmesan cheese. Is that ok.

Different options: A lot of factors affect the smell of urine. it can be due to medications you are taking, certain foods or a urinary tract infection. You have to consider consulting your physician to exclude Bacteria. ...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. I a urinalysis is normal, then there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you urine smells like bacon?

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What does it mean if you urine smells like bacon?

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

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What does it mean if my urine smells like popcorn?

What does it mean if my urine smells like popcorn?

Depends what you: The smell of urine is due to what you eat. Have you eaten popcorn recently? You can see your physician to see if there are other issues. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your urine smells like plastic?

What does it mean if your urine smells like plastic?

Doctor can evaluate: Haven't heard of a disease that makes urine smell like plastic, but a primary care doctor can evaluate and get all the patient's details. Referral to a urologist or a nephrologist can be done if needed. ...Read more

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My urine smells like boiled carrots and has for a month why?

My urine smells like boiled carrots and has for a month why?

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

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My husband urine smells like popcorn. Should I be concerned?

My husband urine smells like popcorn. Should I be concerned?

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

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What does it mean when your urine smells like blood but with no blood?

What does it mean when your urine smells like blood but with no blood?

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

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My urine smells like maple syrup and I haven't had any. What could be wrong?

My urine smells like maple syrup and I haven't had any. What could be wrong?

Urinalysis: Check for infections, kidney function abnormalities. There is a congenital condition called maple syrup urine disease where there is abnormality in breaking down certain proteins. Ask you md to check urine analysis. ...Read more

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I haven't eaten asparagus but my urine smells like it very strong in morning?

I haven't eaten asparagus but my urine smells like it very strong in morning?

Concentrated: This is the time of day when your urine is most concentrated. The reason for the smell could be dietary, could as be infection. See your physician forurinalysis. ...Read more

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My urine smells like smoke bacon and when I have urine it hurts like I cant sit down. Just need to stand up?

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

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My urine smells like rotten eggs and it is cloudy, what is the problem? This has been going on for quite sometime now.

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 (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