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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

Smelly Urine (Definition)

Smelly urine is suggestive, not indicative for UTI, and usually results from concentrated urine, from what foods consumed, from infection / inflammation, etc. To verify it, do complete urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine. More? Go to http://formefirst.com/myths-UTI.html & other articles in the categories in Urinary Tract Infection-UTI & Urination Trouble ...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 uris smells strong and is dark?

What does it mean when your uris smells strong and is dark?

Not drinking enough: Dark urine is usually concentrated because your not drinking enough. Blood can darken the urine, so can bilirubin. Both can be easily checked on a urine dipstick test. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine smells strongly of ammonia?

High protein intake: The kidney excretes acid by producing ammonia which traps the acid in urine. Most people eat 1mosm/kg per day of acid in the form of protein ( amino acids). Therefore when eating a high protein diet or having a concentrated urine it can smell like ammonia. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your urine smells like ammonia?

What exactly does it mean when your urine smells like ammonia?

Infection Possibly: Strong urine odors can arise from foods, medications, alterations in your metabolism or infection. An ammoniac smell to the urine can occur with dehydration. However, there are certain bacteria that can create a similar pungent smell. If the odor is associated with urinary symptoms such as urgency, frequency and burning, it would be best to have the urine checked for infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine smells like fish?

What does it mean when your urine smells like fish?

Vaginitis: It can be difficult to tell if a 'fishy' smell is coming from urine or the vagina it is usually related to vaginal infections (trichomoniasis, gardnerella, or bacterial vaginosis). If a man has a fishy smell his urine he may have gotten a bacterial infection from a woman he had sex with. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can smell coffee in your pee?

What does it mean when you can smell coffee in your pee?

Nothing: You are excreting the aromatic chemicals found in coffee in your pee. They have to go somewhere. Maybe you're drinking more coffee than usual for you. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine smell A rotten egg?

What does it mean when your urine smell A rotten egg?

Need urinalysis: Can mean infection but there are some other causes. An examination by a doctor and a test of your urine would be a very good way to sort out what is going on. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urin stinks and your a women?

What does it mean when your urin stinks and your a women?

Dehydrated/diabetes: Top two possibles are :dehydration and diabetes. Most likely is dehydration. Your urine should be clear to light transluscent yellow if properly hydrated. If your urine smells sweet, then you are probably spilling ketones. Drink at least 8 glasses of water each day for the next 3 - 5 days and check your urine color. If it is correct and you still have the strong oder, see your md for evaluation. ...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 urine is cloudy and burns?

What does it mean when your urine is cloudy and burns?

UTI: It liklely means you have an infection..either a garden variety bacterial infection or STD like gonorrrhea/chlamydia etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when ur stools smell sweet?

What does it mean when ur stools smell sweet?

In digested sugars: Does it happen with all foods? Have your stools gotten soft or bulky? You may be lacking enzymes necessary to break down the sugars so they accumulate and the stools smell sweet. You should probably see a gastroenterologist if it continues. ...Read more

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What does it mean when urine smells fishy?

What does it mean when urine smells fishy?

Different reasons: Certain foods (asparagus -too many-) or bacterial infections may produce bad smell in urine. A urinalysis may help clarify this. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a female see clear gel substances when she urine?

What does it mean when a female see clear gel substances when she urine?

Urinalysis: That is perplexing as a stand alone symptom, but a simple urinalysis with microscopic evaluation is quick, non-invasive, cheap and should be done as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your urine smells like plastic?

What does it mean if your urine smells like plastic?

Doctor can evaluate: Haven't heard of a disease that makes urine smell like plastic, but a primary care doctor can evaluate and get all the patient's details. Referral to a urologist or a nephrologist can be done if needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pee has a real strong oder and is cloudy?

What does it mean when your pee has a real strong oder and is cloudy?

UTI?: See your physician to have a urinalysis and/or urine culture to evaluate for a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine is cloudy and really light ?

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What does it mean when your urine is cloudy and really light ?

It could be : a sign of a urinary tract infection, especially if you have any burning sensation, increase in urination/frequency or pain over your bladder when pushing on it. You should see a doctor and have your urine checked if you have any of these symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pee stinks?

What does it mean when your pee stinks?

What else: Foul smelling urine by itself may not mean much but if associated with frequent urination, burning, back pain, or fever. It may suggest a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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