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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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What causes my urine to have a strong odor?

What causes my urine to have a strong odor?

The following: Concentrated urine can have strong smell, happens with low fluid intake. Infected urine from UTI classically has bad smell. Certain foods, especially asparagus give urine very distinct stong odor. ...Read more

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What can cause your urine to have a strong odor, I have taken urine test at my doctor and nothing comes up.

What can cause your urine to have a strong odor, I have taken urine test at my doctor and nothing comes up.

Diet & fluid intake: if you have had tests to rule out infection in urine then strong odor usually relates to not drinking enough fluids and having concentrated urine Some foods, medications, vitamins and herbal supplements can also cause urine to have stronger odor. ...Read more

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What could cause my urine to stay dark and have a strong odor? I drink plenty of water but it seems like I stay dehydrated.

What could cause my urine to stay dark and have a strong odor? I drink plenty of water but it seems like I stay dehydrated.

Dark urine: Are you taking any vitamins or supplements? Generally the more water you drink the less concentrated your urine should be. You might want to have your urine checked at your doctors to make sure there isn't anything else going on. But do check any supplements or vitamins you might be taking the b complex vitamins are famous for causing bright yellow urine with an odor. ...Read more

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My urine has strong vaginal fishy odor, what is this caused by?

My urine has strong vaginal fishy odor, what is this caused by?

Infection: Check for urinary infection and bacterial vaginosis-completely treatable. ...Read more

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Can GI cancers cause strong urine odor?

Can GI cancers cause strong urine odor?

Not likely: That would be a new one i've never heard before. Things that commonly cause urine to smell include certain foods (asparagus and garlic) as well as infection. Also a fistula between the bladder and colon could cause this. See your doctor. ...Read more

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