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Very Smelly Pee
I don't pee as usual after Doxycycline, I feel only 10% of what I drink is getting out, and very smelly. And my peeing is too short and not strong!
Here are some ...: Many drugs, supplements, and foods may make user's urine smell different — stink, strong, etc. before and after taking them; of no exception, to Doxycycline. Personal experience before and after taking them can self tell the story. Besides, the urine itself carries its unique aroma-becoming stronger after a 30-min exposure to air & clothes. Clinically, it's ok as long as being comfortable & no UTI ...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
My son has really bad smelly diapers when he pees and he seems to go more often. He is not complaining though. Should i be worried?
How does the smelly liquid discharge like? Sticky? Or look alike pee? Any picture to check it out?
Unprotected sex- took plan b, 3 days later had protected sex with Someone else but didn't pee afterwards as well. Now I have smelly and cloudy urine!?
My Urine (pee) smells like fishy/prawns and it's weird. What could this be?? It's normal though. Not too dark or too light. Just smelly. Thnx
Urine smells fish: Suggest it may be something you age that is coming out in urine. For example asparagus in some gives urine special smell. If it comes and goes see if you can figure out what it is that you are eating. Note you are on metformin. Do you have diabetes? If so your urine sugar may be high and that is what you are smelling. Check your blood sugar. ...Read more
My penis hurts sometimes after peeing and my thighs near balls itch and become red smelly and my penis is shrinking what can be the cause for that?
I'm getting frequent urination & urge to pee without any burning sensation. My urine colour is normal not too much smelly.
Did 2rounds of antibios (cefalexin & orofloxacin). Uti test now neg but still have burning pain after peeing & urine is smelly. What is it?
Urologist: Make an appointment with a urologist to get evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Hello my daughter is 7 years old and her pee is very smelly, hard to explain the smell but it is bad. She closes her legs to pee because she pee upwar?
Needs eval: A spontaneous "squirt pee" in a young girl includes a partial washout of her vagina, as the pee hits her closed labia & bounces backward. Significant odor is often due to a retained piece of fecal matter (poor wiping), toilet tissue or germ action. I would have her seen for a proper urine collection to look for a UTI & see if more invasive exam is needed to clean this up. ...Read more
Hi i have smelly urine. I've had it for 4 weeks now. I've been to see my g.p and I was on antibiotics but hasn't worked. Had urine test and swabs done. Results come back clear. Still, have smelly pee.
What are you eating: Asparagus has a smelly substance called asparagene. Sometimes it's what u eat like broccoli or asparagus that makes urine smell. Your diet may contribute. If you are getting a urinalysis make sure you get a culture to rule out an infection. Also consider if you're smelling a yeast or bacterial vaginosis and not urine in origin. Hope this helps ...Read more
Smelly fishy odor when going to pee, vagina itching inside, drinking a lot of water seems to help, 20 and sexual active, what is this?
Have very red ichy smelly wet rash around anus, peeing 15 times a day, no sign of runny or hard poos, urine seems clear, very particular with hygiene?
Anal excoriation: The itching and skin excoriation is generally due to small imperceptible leakage of colonic secretions when hemorrhoids are present. Please see a specialist. In the mean time clean the area with plain water, no chemical of any kind, then lightly apply petroleum jelly(Vaseline) it should help a lot. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a UTI without burning or peeing tons? I have had smelly pee in morning slight back ache that's it. Or is it something else?
Recently had pains in my lower abdomen/sides, my pee has been very smelly, pressure when I eat or pee should I call or dr or wait if anything changes?
Back of legs and thighs feel tingly for a week now, pee is dark and smelly, no matter how much I drink water wise, could my kidneys be failing?
Need more detail...: Tingling at the back of legs & thighs suggests emergence of some irritation to lower lumbar nerve, and dark smelly urine may result from UTI, ... How to put all things of concern together in a sensible way? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html & the related subjects in the category of What to Do at Feeling Sick? And ... Thereby, you can work better with doc so to get Dx. ...Read more
Smelly urine no burning/pain when peeing but vagina itches & hurts to wipe w/toilet paper like its cutting me down there im 13 weeks preg what's wrong?
I'm sexually active. Now i have painful urination, smelly pee and I urinate more than usual, other than that nothing else. Could i have an STD or uti?
I just had sex. Now have painful lumps on labia. It stings to pee. No smelly or colored discharge though. I've had issues with yeast infections before?
Extreme back pain on left side. Throwing up. Pressure to pee, but can't. Saw blood in urine a few days back. Smelly urine when able to urinate.
Seek urgent care: Your description is concerning for kidney infection as a complication of UTI or infected kidney stone. This can progress rapidly and you need emergent evaluation. ...Read more
Pain in lower abdomen, smelly pee, lower back pain, last "period" tan color, 3 neg preg tests, trouble passing stools, what could this be?
Multiple issues: You have multiple complaints in different body systems. Most likely a visit with a primary care doctor is needed. Your urine can be tested for bladder infections. Your low back and lower abdominal pain cab be assessed. Your constipation will need to be evaluated as well. You can also discuss your menstrual cycle and options for regulation. ...Read more
Lower back pain, period cramps, heaviness, pelvic pain, and urine incontinence. Smelly urine. No pain, never have to pee. What could this be?
My 9 month old is having a smelly pee its smells like vitamins. I breast feed and he is currently having allergies taking only tylenol (acetaminophen)?
But I've been having pregnancy symptoms smelly pee, blue veins on my breast, weight gain, cramps but no period took 3 test 1 neg. 2nd positive 3rd neg?
Urine odors: Smelly urine very often is not due to any pathologic conditions or illness. Certain break down products of foods, like asparagus, cause smelly urine. Stale urine also develops smelly characteristics. Strangely, infected urine may have no smelly characteristics. Normal urine may have crystals and sediments. An urinalysis can be done in your physicians office if you have concerns. ...Read more
Asparagus, garlic...: The most well-known food to cause urine to have an odor is asparagus, which leads to excretion of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that cause the characteristic odor. Garlic can impart odor to the urine, and alter the results of urinalysis tests. Coffee is another food that can cause on off-smelling urine. Fish, onions, cubebs, juniper, & saffron have been implicated. ...Read more
Many possible causes: Of smelly urine: concentrated due to dehydration & low fluid intake causes a strong smell. Urinary infections may be most common cause of foul smelling urine and often alert subjects to presence of uti. Some antibiotics such as Amoxicillin &cipro cause smelly urine as does consuming large volumes of coffee, ie >6cups/day. Classically asparagus has distinctive smell. Others r liver disease & diabetes. ...Read more