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I am experiencing cloudy urine that smells like rotten eggs . The following also describes me: Side pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing  cloudy urine that smells like rotten eggs . The following also describes me: Side pain. What should I do?

UTI? Or unrelated?: These may be unrelated, but possible urinary tract infection with kidney involvement (pyelonephritis). Strong urine odor usually results from changes in diet and/or reduced fluid intake (concentrated urine smells strong). But "side pain" and cloudy urine could be due to UTI. This could be serious: see a doctor soon -- if painful or urgent urination, or if any fever, do it immediately. Good luck! ...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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In the mornings sonetimes my urine literally smells like rotten eggs..Why could this be ? Im positive its not sexually related

In the mornings sonetimes my urine literally smells like rotten eggs..Why could this be ? Im positive its not sexually related

Dehydration?: Are you drinking enough fluids, specifically water? It is the kidneys job to remove accumulated acids. For water conservation the kidney can remove these acids in a very concentrated urine, which would then be dark with a strong smell. Drink more free water, at least an extra quart of free water in addition to any other fluids ingested in a day. ...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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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

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My urine smells like rotten eggs it does not burn but the smell is horrible how.do.i treat this?

My urine smells like rotten eggs it does not burn but the smell is horrible how.do.i treat this?

Do urinalysis...: Do a complete urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine specimen for verifying the clinical significance because urine smell is unnecessarily indicative for UTI but personally unique reflecting urine concentration, personal constitutional features, & what you consume. To figure out personal concern correctly, follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best... ...Read more

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My urine smells like rotten eggs first pee in morning i had this before and nurse said it was UTI tht was few months ago why have i got it again?!

My urine smells like rotten eggs first pee in morning i had this before and nurse said it was UTI tht was few months ago why have i got it again?!

See a doctor: You need to provide a full history and be examined by a doctor, not a nurse who may not be qualified to render diagnoses. This may be recurrent UTI but until know more info it is impossible to diagnose. Prior UTI and underlying illnesses, other symptoms, dietary intake, and a variety of other info will help, along with a urinalysis and perhaps culture. ...Read more

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My urine smells like rotten eggs periodically, my right thigh and fingers go numb and cold, shortness of breath when active.

My urine smells like rotten eggs periodically, my right thigh and fingers go numb and cold, shortness of breath when active.

Various symptoms: Foul smelling urine is nonspecific and a simple urinalysis and microscopic examination would check for urinary tract disorders.Numbness in the right thigh suggests a nerve impingement which may be in the vicinity of the groin. Fingers turning cold,especially on exposure to cold temperatures, caused by vasospasm as seen in Raynaud's syndrome. Your physician can refer you to appropriate specialists ...Read more

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My urine smells like rotten eggs and sulphur. My sweat & my breath smells the same. Ppl say my breath smells like metal. no uti, diabetes, or STD. ?

My urine smells like rotten eggs and sulphur. My sweat & my breath smells the same. Ppl say my breath smells like metal. no uti, diabetes, or STD. ?

Metal: Traces of iron in hemoglobin present in blood, which is present in small amounts on an inflamed mucosal surface of nose and sinus, can create a "metal" smell. This can represent an infection. Do a home urine dipstick test on your urine. ...Read more

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My urine smells a little like rotten eggs and I have a slight burning sensation when I pee is it possible I have a UTI?

My urine smells a little like rotten eggs and I have a slight burning sensation when I pee is it possible I have a UTI?

Possible, but...: Your reported clinical profile deserves a confirmation for possible UTI, but make sure to get the confirmatory process done correctly by following instructions as described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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My urine is cloudy and smells strong like rotten eggs. ?

My urine is cloudy and smells strong like rotten eggs. ?

Need further urine t: Do you have other symptoms like burning , urge, or frequency. Need to have a urinalysis and culture ...Read more

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Everytime I go to the restroom my urine is dark and cloudy and it smells like rotten eggs. Can you tell me what's going on?

Everytime I go to the restroom my urine is  dark and cloudy and it smells like rotten eggs. Can you tell me what's going on?

Infection?: Possibly a urinary tract infection. Stay hydrated and get a urinalysis to exclude infection if you have symptoms of pain or burning or frequency. ...Read more

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Why is my mom's urine orange and smells really bad like rotten cheese or eggs. She's not talking any medicines and is in no pain.?

Why is my mom's urine orange and smells really bad like rotten cheese or eggs. She's not talking any medicines and is in no pain.?

Need testing: Dark orange urine with no other symptoms in a patient who is not taking any medication could be a sign of biliary obstruction. Usually it is accompanied with light color stool. The addition of weight loss could be a sign of malignancy in the pancreas or the bile ducts. A urinalysis and a blood test is needed along with other diagnostic imaging to come up with the right diagnosis. ...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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Why does my urine smell like rotten eggs?

Maybe sulfites: Foul smelling urine is a sign worth investigating. Urine that smells like rotten eggs may indicate excretion of sulfites in the urine. This may be related to diet as many foods contain sulfites - red wine, juices, molasses, and many prepared foods. Abnormal smelling urine may be due to infection or other causes. See your doctor, who will check your urine and help determine the cause. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the rotten egg smell thats coming from my urine?

How do I get rid of the rotten egg smell thats coming from my urine?

Asparagus?: Do you eat a lot of asparagus? The vegetable is notorious for causing a similar smell. Otherwise, i think you might need a urine test to rule out infection as the next step. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine smell A rotten egg?

What does it mean when your urine smell A rotten egg?

Need urinalysis: Can mean infection but there are some other causes. An examination by a doctor and a test of your urine would be a very good way to sort out what is going on. ...Read more

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My urine has been having a rotten egg smell to it for the past few days. Sometimes my urine is really dark. sometimes my urine is clear. what do I do?

My urine has been having a rotten egg smell to it for the past few days. Sometimes my urine is really dark. sometimes my urine is clear. what do I do?

Nonspecific: These symptoms are not definitely diagnostic of a urinary tract infection. To be sure you would have to have a clean catch urine specimen sent for analysis including microscopic exam and culture. In the meantime drink adequate fluids daily and include cranberry juice. ...Read more