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Vitamin E Urine Smell
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
Vitamins do not:
Smell. Do you mean that your urine smells like yeast? If so, it may indicate an infection. The odor could from other items in diet. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining the urine.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Best way to find out: Is stop all; make sure smell is gone, then add them back one at a time. ...Read more
What does it mean when urine smells like medicine or acid but I'm not taking any medicine or vitamins?
Foods eaten can do: It so try different foods and drinks, drink more water, but some genetic abnormalities can do it too, see urologist or nephrologist for testing ...Read more
Cloudy urine with no smell, no pain, no color and no other symptoms. What is this? Dehydration? I take plenty of vitamins.
Since I have been taking natures bounty gummy vitamins w/biotin my urine has a very strong smell. Why?
MVI (multivitamin) has B vits in it: Check the label and see what's in it, and the B vitamin doses. That could be causing it. Also, make sure you're hydrating well. If the urine is yellowish that means you need to hydrate more, and could be from the B's. Can always ask your doctor this too. ...Read more
Six mo. Old's urine smells strongly- just being near her- of vitamins, is this normal? Urine is clear, she drinks and wets a lot, no fever.
I am taking cranberry vitamins and probiotic but my urine smells bad! No other side effect though. Why does it smell? I can smell it through my pants
May be...: Urine order is individually unique to reflect who you are, what foods, fruits, supplements, and beverages you consume, and how you dry the genital area after urination, but it's ok as long as urinalysis from properly collected specimen is normal and you're symptom-free. Also, note: all urine will smell "bad" after exposing to air for 30 minutes or longer. The longer, the worse. ...Read more
I have a 7cm adrenal adenoma on my right adrenal gland I also have high BP all tests result ok my urine smells like vitamin what should I do?
See below: You should consult with a urologist or a general surgeon who has experience with adrenal disorders. 7 cm is large for an adenoma, and you want to make sure all other differential diagnoses are ruled out. Even if the diagnosis of adenoma is confirmed, surgery may be needed in some cases. ...Read more
The past 2 days I've had a thick white discharge w/no odor, itching or burning. Slightly dark urine/blood & occasionally smells like vitamins. Help!
Best to see Urologis: Need to see urologist to have urinalysis and exam. Hard to answer without these tests. ...Read more
I've a 7cm adrenal adenoma in my right adrenal gland. I also have high bp, but all tests result ok. Lately my urine smells like vitamins. What should I do?
Check w/doctor: An adenoma that large definitely needs a full evaluation and consideration for possible surgery if indicated. If you also have a history of a pituitary adenoma, you definitely need an intensive work-up by a qualified endocrinologist. I doubt that the urine smell is associated with your other potential problems. ...Read more
Urine smell: If you get a whiff of something particularly pungent, you could have an infection or urinary stones, which can create an ammonia-like odor. Also foods such as asparagus can cause urine to have an unusual odor. See your doctor if you begin to feel ill, have symptoms or run a fever. ...Read more
Diet: It is very common to have changes in the odor of urine as a result of what you eat - some foods causes very distinct odors! There are specific medical conditions that can cause changes in the odor of urine (for example, diabetics out of control will have an odor of ketones in their urine). I don't know of any medical condition causing the odor of butter in urine. ...Read more
Water: A foul smelling urine is generally the result of dietary intake. Increasing water intake as well as seeing your doctor after keeoing a food intake journal will generally narrow down the problem. Urinary tract infections or other pathological causes are potentially present as well. When seeing your doctor, request a urinalysis and urine culture to assess the possibilty of infections. ...Read more
Amino acids: Certain foods, especially broccoli and asparagus, contain Amino Acids that are processed quickly and appear in the urine...Smelling. You have a very sensitive nose if everything you eat smells in your urine. It is a normal body function...Sometimes a UTI can smell like broccoli when you have had none...Int hat case be seen and checked. ...Read more
Probably not.: Certain foods, dehydration, bladder infections and mild vaginal cahnges including bacterial vaginosis can have an impact on the smell of the urine. It very well may be completely normal unless there are other significant symptoms related to this such as pain, bladder spasms, or urinary frequency and urgency. ...Read more
It depends: Urine odor can be affected by how hydrated you are (how much you're drinking), and foods that you eat (e.g. Asparagus). Medical conditions can also affect it, such as infection. If you drink more water and it doesn't go away, or if you have other symptoms like fever, burning, or frequency, go see your doctor. ...Read more