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Urine That Smells Like Coffee
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
I've been having cloudy urine for several days with no pain, no frequency, but an odor that smells like coffee. I do not drink coffee. What's wrong?
UTI?: I would consider the diagnosis of a urinary tract infection which can cause cloudy urine which smells unusual. The coffee smell may be related to a particular organism in the urine or it may be that the organism breaks down substances in the urine causing it to smell like coffee. Get a urine analysis and culture. ...Read more
After 1 cup of coffee my urine smells like a coffeehouse. No matter how much water I drink. Even 3 hours after 1 cup. What is this? Is it normal?
Probably okay...: Some are more health-conscious than others, but even overdone with it. This is the normal pattern/spectrum of human behaviors. As to urine smell in relation to possible food/beverage consumption, remember: certain urine odor is normal, but personally unique and varying with what we eat or drink. So, it's okay as long as voiding comfortably and having a normal urinalysis. If still in doubt, ask doc. ...Read more
Urine has a very strong smell. It smells like a mixture or coffee and just a bad odor. I drink coffee regularly but I also drink water. What can I do?
Strong brew: Hi NikitaM, it is not uncommon to smell coffe in your urine. Its the other smell that could be concerning. Maloderous urine can be an indication of an early urinary tract infection, or bacterial/candidal vaginitis. If you have discharge or urinary symptoms, see your doctor. Otherwise, if you don't want your urine to smell like coffee, don't drink coffee. And watch out for asparagus. ...Read more
I'm sle patient with nephrotic syndrome, when I'm having my coffee now I smell it in my urine is that normal?
My urine has a very bad smell almost old. I drink a lot of water & unsweet tea, no soda or coffee and I got CKD for STDs and UTI but was clear?
I got brown discharge today (I'm ovulating) and my urine smelled like coffee. I don't know what this means. Help.
What you described is within normal variation. You should drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless.
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Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
30 years old always dribble urine throughout day coffee and alcohol make it worse been like this years but dribble all the time no matter what?
Slight feeling inside penis at the tip and my urine is smelling coffee. Please what is the cause of the feeling?
My urine has been cloudy suddenly. Is it because I had coffee and cottage/Fetta cheese in one day? I m ocd so please confirm this. Thanks
Probably not: Be seen by your physician. I would be more worried about an infection. ...Read more
Hello. Often my urine is darker yellow, and or cloudy, and often has a very abnormal "strong foul odour" especially after coffee. Any advice please?
I tend to go to the bathroom a lot at night. There is a small amount of urine and it's colorless. I'm a 26 y/o grad student and drink a lot of coffee.
This may be normal: And may be controlled by decreasing your coffee intake, particularly in the afternoon/evening. Caffeine acts as a diuretic as you likely know. Physiologic nocturnal diuresis occurs where the kidneys produce more urine while the body is recumbent as this position causes increased blood flow to the kidney. Urologic problems such as overactive bladder and small bladder capacity require urologic eval. ...Read more
Recently whenever after II had a cup of coffee and later urinated I smelled coffee in my urine. It happens everytime after II have coffee and urinate?
That is normal: You are eliminating the compounds that give coffee it's distinctive aroma. ...Read more
I pee every 30 mins. My urine is clear & I drink a proper amount of water but it's spread through out the day. & I don't drink coffee. What is wrong?
For how long? Occurs at night? Checked for UTI? How much do you drink a day? Always be a mix of water /gatorade as too much water dilutes body sodium. There is a rare condition called diabetes insipidus where you make a lot of urine as either due to pituitary damage or kidney damage there is either low levels or no reponse to anti-diuretic hormone. F/u/ with doc
http://diabetesinsipidus. Org ...Read more
My urine is very cloudy! I do drink coffee too have a bad habit for not drinking enough water but I was told I have vaginitis awhile ago. Green diarea?
If it: Doesn't hurt to pee, stay hydrated, it's likely only concentrated. ...Read more
See answer: Food, drinks and vitamin supplements can change odor of urine. Eating asparagus and drinking coffee are two of them. Asparagus leaves distinct smell to those people who have a particular gene that allows one to smell it and urine frequently smells like coffee after drinking it. Vitamin b6 is most common vitamin to alter the normal odor of urine. The more concentrated the urine, the easier 2 smell. ...Read more
My urine after one cup of coffee in the morning is usually orange in color even after drinking water any ideas?
I had my last period the 14th or 15th June. It's the 16th of Aug. Took urine test earlier this evening, showed neg. (drank coffee 20min before)?
Not pregnant: For peace of mind, you may repeat another test in the next 5-7 days or request a blood pregnancy test at your doctor's office. Most likely what you are going through is a delayed period. ...Read more
Every morning my urine has a strong odor when I drink bottle water the odor goes away what causes this? No UTI. Not a juice, coffee or soda drinker
Woke up with urine looking like coffee. Just had a cysto it was ok. Doc did a urinalysis no infec but still large amount of blood and protein. Help!
See below: Coffee, tea, or cola-colored urine associated with protein (especially if >1-2+) is most consistent with a kidney source of the blood in the urine (hematuria) termed "glomerulonephritis" or "nephritis." may be associated with edema, joint pains, headache, high blood pressure, fever, and other symptoms. Very important to see a nephrologist asap for further blood and urine tests to determine cause. ...Read more
Bleed, leaky filter: Protein in urine means kidney filter is leaky. Coffee grounds means there may be bleeding in the stomach. Urine protein must be confirmed and quantified. If it is confirmed, various tests should be done to find out the reason. You must seek medical advice to get this checked as soon as possible. ...Read more
Mon I ran 4 mi (1st run for 3 wks) and I had dark urine. Drank a lot of coffee before run. Also accidentally took warfarin with Pradaxa (inconsistently) for a month. Can I exercise? How long before normalize? I'm 47/f/non-sm
This morning I had burning pain in my lower abdomen and amber colored urine. The pain subsided but returned after drinking coffee; a bm didn't help.?
Hard to tell but,: If urine is clear with usual smell and no burning or unusual frequency, this is not likely to be infection. What else? Possibilities include bowel problems still, urinary stone disease if pain is severe, and gyn problems in females. If continues, need an ultrasound to rule out stone disease and urinalysis to check on red cells (in stone disease) and white cells in infection. Need to visit a doc. ...Read more
I have had back pain and sciatica for a long time, now I have bladder burning, tests for UTI come back negative, my urine has a strong odor. I quit drinking coffee and it helped, the burning went away. But notice strong urine odor.
Bladder fills quickly no burning or anything. I am male. Had urinalyses done and results came back fine, but it said bacteria was few. All Std results were negative too. I do drink a lot of coffee and hold my urine all night. Is a Few bacteria normal or no?
I have a urine and feces breath odor. It's really bad when I eat chocolate & coffee my dentist says no problem with teeth, no problem with sinuses.
Have you had a recent physical examination?
If your dentist performed a thorough evaluation and found nothing wrong, then possibly you have an ongoing medical condition that needs to be addressed.
See your internist or family practice physician for an evaluation. ...Read more