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Urine That Smells Like Rotten Eggs
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 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
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
For the past 2 years my urine has smells like rotten eggs? It started after I had my child. I drink 2 liters of water daily. I've made doctor appointments and recieved antibiotics for uti and bladder and kidney infections. Even with taking the medication
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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