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My liver enzymes atl is 1600 stl 625 strong urine smell does this mean im in trouble?

My liver enzymes atl is 1600 stl 625 strong urine smell does this mean im in trouble?

Liver tests: Why are your liver tests elevated. Are they rising or improving? Is your bilirubin elevated. Fevers? These are important factors. ...Read more

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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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Why does my urine smell very strong sometimes?

Why does my urine smell very strong sometimes?

Diet, dehydration: Your diet can significantly affect the smell of your urine. Dehydration can cause your body to retain fluids so you don't get lightheaded and dizzy and is significantly darkens the color of your urine. Drink more fluids and see if this resolves the problem. There is of course other more serious problems they can lead to the above symptoms, see your physician if the problem persists. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications, to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Had a culture and urinalysis done and, results were negative but I still smell a slight ammonia urine smell in my discharge not strong, And had no sex?

Had a culture and urinalysis done and, results were negative but I still smell a slight ammonia urine smell in my discharge not strong, And had no sex?

Here are some ...: Clinically, you're okay. As to the smell in urine & vaginal discharge, that is personally unique but normal to reflect the amount of excretion from your rich apocrine glands to interact with the bacteria in genital area as well as the expected presence of ammonia in urine. In fact, exposing urine to air for 30 minutes will surely make urine stinging. So, as long as having normal UA..., it's ok. ...Read more

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Urine looks like a dark apple juice color and has a strong weird urine smell.First time noticing smell and color.Normal or see a doctor?

Urine looks like a dark apple juice color and has a strong weird urine smell.First time noticing smell and color.Normal or see a doctor?

See the doctor: The strong odor may be a sign of infection. Color can be affected by urine concentration, but cloudiness suggests infection. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell strong? Drink lots of fluids and take seroquel. Also have dry mouth from meds

Get tested: Your urine should be tested for possible infection or other abnormalities that can give it a strong odor. ...Read more

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