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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 does it mean if my infant's urine smells really bad?

What does it mean if my infant's urine smells really bad?

Possible infection: If your baby has a very strong odor to the urine, contact your pediatrician. This could be a sign of a urinary tract problem and might be serious. Watch for signs of fever, irritability, or pain. Keep the baby well hydrated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pee smells strong?

What does it mean when your pee smells strong?

Usually nothing: If it's concentrated, the odors of things you've eaten are likely to be detectable. Some folks can make their urine smell like skunk be eating asparagus. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pee smells very strong?

What does it mean when your pee smells very  strong?

Dehydrated or UTI: If you get dehydrated, your body's response is to concentrate your urine more in to preserve water. This can make it smell strong. Drinking more water will reverse it. A urinary tract infection (UTI) can also change the odor. You may also have burning or pain, frequent urges, fever, or back pain with a uti. If drinking more doesn't help and you have any of these symptoms, get urine checked. ...Read more

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Hi! I have a 9 month old breast feed baby whose pee has begun to smell strong, no fever.He has been very restless in his sleep waking every hour. ?

Hi! I have a 9 month old breast feed baby whose pee has begun to smell strong, no fever.He has been very restless in his sleep waking every hour. ?

Urine sample: A urinary tract infection can occur without fever. A change in the odor and his restlessness suggest he needs a urine checked for infection with a urinalysis and a urine culture. All the best. ...Read more

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My urine smells stronger, what does that mean?

My urine smells stronger, what does that mean?

Many possibilities: Urine smelling stronger could be the product of food or drink (asparagus for example lead to increased urine odor), hydration, or urine infection. If this persists you will need to see your doctor to have a urinalysis and urine culture and examination. ...Read more

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My urine has been having a strong odor . It smells like baby urine? But i drink lots of water so what could this be ?

My urine has been having a strong odor . It smells like baby urine? But i drink lots of water so what could this be ?

May be normal: Typically your urine can smell secondary to infections if it is malodorous but you also have associated burning or discomfort when urinating known as dysuria this may be urine infection and you should be treated with an antibiotic. However, if it is just odor it may not be abnormal would be worthwhile getting a urine analysis sometimes foods or drinks can cause this type of issue. ...Read more

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My baby son is 14 weeks old, recently his urine has a very strong smell. Can smell it from across room. Could it be due to teething or something else?

My baby son is 14 weeks old, recently his urine has a very strong smell. Can smell it from across room. Could it be due to teething or something else?

Possible UTI: make sure you have the baby's urine checked for analysis and culture. if so get baby treated.increase the amount of fluids given to the baby and if it is negative get a metabloic screen of the urine ...Read more

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Hello I don't understand why my urine have strong smell to it. What that means?

Hello I don't understand why my urine have strong smell to it. What that means?

UTI?: It coould be a sign of infection and if indeed this is the case it should be cultured and obtain sensitivities. Treatment will depend on the culture. Some patients can have foul odor to the urine for other reasons, including vegetable consumption (i.e. Asparagus). ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more