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Dr. Jordan Rush
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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My liver enzymes atl is 1600 stl 625 strong urine smell does this mean im in trouble?

Dr. Jordan Rush
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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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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
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Why does my urine smell very strong sometimes?

Dr. Reza Shirazi
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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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Dr. George Klauber
Board Certified, Pediatric Urology
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Can living in an environment of a strong cat urine smell environment cause health problems?

Dr. George Klauber
Board Certified, Pediatric Urology
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Can living in an environment of a strong cat urine smell environment cause health problems?

Unlikely : Hopefully cat is litter trained. Urine smell can be minimized by using a differenk kind of litter, ie scented clumping litter & remove clumps caused by urine on a daily basis. An other suggestion is place litter box on a porch, in another room or a closed closet floor & instill a cat door. ...Read more

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Dr. Amy Deeken
Board Certified, Pathology
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Why does my baby's urine smell strong and smell bad?

Dr. Amy Deeken
Board Certified, Pathology
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Why does my baby's urine smell strong and smell bad?
Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. John Tillett
Board Certified, Urology
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Why does my urine smell so strong and sometomes like amonea?

Dr. John Tillett
Board Certified, Urology
17 years in practice
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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

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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Why is there a strong urine smell after sex? Is this normal?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Why is there a strong urine smell after sex? Is this normal?

Yes: Is it the smell of urine or semen? In either case there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Dr. John Bassel
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Dr. Stephen Chinn
Board Certified, Urology
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Why does urine smell after drinking strong alcohol heavily?

Dr. Stephen Chinn
Board Certified, Urology
33 years in practice
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Diuretic: Alcohal is a potent diuretic resulting in frequent urination and dehydration - the best prevention is adequate fluid replenishment: every alcohalic beverage is best accompanied and followed with non-alcohalic fluid. If your urine appears heavy or dark yellow ("amber"), you're probably "dehydrated.". ...Read more

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Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Board Certified, Urology
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Dr. Johnny Roy
Board Certified, Urology
54 years in practice
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I am a woman. Strong urine smell, occasional burning in vagina (not strong), vagina always has a smell, and sex is painful.

Dr. Johnny Roy
Board Certified, Urology
54 years in practice
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I am a woman. Strong urine smell, occasional burning in vagina (not strong), vagina always has a smell, and sex is painful.

See remark: You most likely have urinary tract infection:this is treatable.If you don't have a doctor visit a local drug store and have them give you antibiotic. As for vaginal odor & painful sex ,you have vaginal inf. (at same drug store let them give you anti-fungal cream & apply twice a day.(you can douche the vagina with 1/2 tablespoon baking powder in cup of warm water 2/day .Best of health young lady ...Read more

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