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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 (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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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.

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 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 is cloudy and smells strong like rotten eggs. ?

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

Ur In Fir Sum Fun!!: Firstly, flush, then burn a match!! This isn't always true, but that could mean you have an infection in your urine. Usually, however, you have symptoms like pain when urinating. Other possibilities might be diet (asparagus, spices) and "metabolic" problems (obscure weird medical conditions or vaginitis. If this doesn't clear-up in a few days, or gets worse, go see your doctor for a urine test ...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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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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My urine smells like eggs is this normal? It is normal coloured and I am in no pain or discomfort

My urine smells like eggs is this normal? It is normal coloured and I am in no pain or discomfort

Here are some ...: Urine smell may be personally unique and widely vary from time to time to reflect personal constitutional character, what you consume (foods, beverages, pills, multi-vitamins, etc.), and the degree of urine concentration,. So, it's okay as long as being comfortable and having an unremarkable urinalysis from a properly collected urine specimen. ...Read more

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