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Urine smells like feces and I'm also and pain in abdomen and flank areas. Should this be cause for concern?

Urine smells like feces and I'm also and pain in abdomen and flank areas. Should this be cause for concern?

Sure: You may have a significant urinary tract infection. You could even have a fistula between your bowel and your bladder. It's worth seeing a medical professional for an exam, urinalysis, and evaluation. In the meantime, stay well hydrated, but don't delay. ...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


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My urine smells like feces and I don't have a UTI or any infection. My DR didn't seem to concerned about it. I very worried because of the bad smell?

My urine smells like feces and I don't have a UTI or any infection. My DR didn't seem to concerned about it. I very worried because of the bad smell?

Please see urologist: Main reason urine to have that odor is if there is fistula, some connection between bladder & bowels.
Infection may cause it. Do you notice bubbles when urinating? Is the urine discolored?
I don't know your age, but this problem should be pursued. Please see a urologist. ...Read more

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Urine smells like feces, uti test in ER came back neg. Had stomach pains for 4yrs w/no relief (er dr thinks it could be GERD)All symp be 1thing? Help!?

Urine smells like feces, uti test in ER came back neg. Had stomach pains for 4yrs w/no relief (er dr thinks it could be GERD)All symp be 1thing? Help!?

OB & GI consults: You need an ob/gyn consult to examine your vagina for bacterial vaginitis with a one swab test and in terms of your GI pain get a h. Pylori test and gi consult to scope your stomach and see what's going on. That's a good start. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had sweet, fruity smelling urine for a couple weeks now. My feces also smells strangely fruity and my urine has been cloudy but no other symp?

I have had sweet, fruity smelling urine for a couple weeks now. My feces also smells strangely fruity and my urine has been cloudy but no other symp?

Possible causes: The things you eat and drink can affect the smell and appearance of both your urine and feces. The other concern for a fruity or sweet smelling urine is the possibility of diabetes. If you have a family history of diabetes, you should see your primary care physician and have the appropriate tests performed. ...Read more

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3m old girl has gas with dark grey/green stool with smelly urine that smells like poo. Prolonged jaundice at birth, abnormal LFT at 8 weeks.

3m old girl has gas with dark grey/green stool with smelly urine that smells like poo. Prolonged jaundice at birth, abnormal LFT at 8 weeks.

Mgt: I would suggest that they ask their pediatrician for the results of her newborn screening tests. The tests screen for a number of conditions. There may be several causes and among these include hepatitis, alpha one antitrypsin deficiency, hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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My urine smells like onions after I drink alcohol, and my stool has been green lately. Should I worry?

My urine smells like onions after I drink alcohol, and my stool has been green lately. Should I worry?

Maybe, maybe not: Stool changes can be due to the foods (or drinks) eaten, to medication effects, to stomach flu or other infections, to gall bladder problems, etc... One can try stopping the alcohol, and eating a bland, balanced diet (but not over eat) to see if the symptoms go away in a couple of days. If not quickly back to normal, a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the problem might be. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?

I am experiencing burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?

See a doctor: Most likely no single health problem is causing all these symptoms. Strong urine odor usually means dehydration, i.e. not taking in enough fluids. Other symptoms may be irritable bowel syndrome. Best to see a doctor and stop trying to figure it out on your own or through online resources. Good luck! ...Read more

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Painless blood in stool, whitish clumps in urine and pungent urine. (i don't really know how pungent smell is but my urine smells different lately.)?

Painless blood in stool, whitish clumps in urine and pungent urine. (i don't really know how pungent smell is but my urine smells different lately.)?

See a doctor...: Rectal bleeding can be a sign of potentially serious problems. Your urinary symptoms sound like a possible uti. See your doctor about both these asap. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of enterovesical fistulae? Would it make your urine smell like feces and/or stool smell like ammonia? Would u feel "poisoned"?

What are the symptoms of enterovesical fistulae? Would it make your urine smell like feces and/or stool smell like ammonia? Would u feel "poisoned"?

Fistula: Most commonly, recurrent uti's, fouls smelling urine, fecal material or fiber in the urine, passage of air during voiding, abdominal pain may or may not be present. You may feel very sick or not at all. ...Read more

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Hi - I have noticed a change in body odour, urine and faeces smell for a few months now - smells like oniony garlic smell - also have loose stools?

Hi - I have noticed a change in body odour, urine and faeces smell for a few months now - smells like oniony garlic smell - also have loose stools?

Here are some. ..: Have you experienced any change in your energy & ability to conduct daily chores and tasks of living? If not, congratulate; it yes, concern. To solve this mystery, let's begin with self-searching for possible change in eating habits or lifestyle over the past few months. And bring those as possible identifiable factors to Dr. For analysis, physical exam, & tests as needed so to deduce Dx for Rx ...Read more

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Why some people get sexual excitement from contact with feces and urine?

Why some people get sexual excitement from contact with feces and urine?

Paraphilia: Paraphilia is a sexual problem where the sexual arousal is in response to objects or stimuli not associated with normal sexual behavior patterns and that may interfere with the establishment of normal sexual relationships. Coprophilia: sexual attraction to (or pleasure from) feces. Urolagnia: sexual attraction to urine. Cause is unknown and though to have prenatal neurodevelopmental correlation. ...Read more

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If urine comes from the water we drink and feces from the food we eat, then where do sperms come from?

If urine comes from the water we drink and feces from the food we eat, then where do sperms come from?

Here are some. ..: Oral intakes are digested & absorbed through GI-tract to liver where all needed biochemicals manufactured and distributed to different tissues and organs which function as they're supposed to be so we can survive, grow, and live on. Through GI, feces as final residue is moved out of body; through kidneys, urine is excreted; through testes, sperms are formed; through prostate & seminal vesicles... ...Read more

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How long does squirrel feces/urine inside walls decay? I have been sleeping in a room for 11 years without cleaning the inside walls of urine/feces

How long does squirrel feces/urine inside walls decay? I have been sleeping in a room for 11 years without cleaning the inside walls of urine/feces

Not a problem: The urine dries quickly and the feces dry as well. They do not lie in wait waiting to attack you but simply become inactive although a concentration of feces might attract other pests into your walls. A good coat of paint will help isolate your living quarters. ...Read more

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When my mom has to go use the restroom, her urine has a little blood in it as well as her feces. Is this a normal symptom to have during chemotherapy?

When my mom has to go use the restroom, her urine has a little blood in it as well as her feces. Is this a normal symptom to have during chemotherapy?

Not "normal": Bleeding in the urine or stool is never "normal" although it can happen for many reasons in patients receiving chemo, some more serious than others. Please make sure her oncologists knows about this. Best to both. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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