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What foods help prevent urine odor?

What foods help prevent urine odor?

Dilution: Certain foods (such as asparagus) can cause odors in urine. There are no specific foods that "prevent" urine from being malodorous other than water (by dilution. ...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


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Are there certain foods that can prevent urine odor?

Are there certain foods that can prevent urine odor?

More water: There is no prevention of odor; just dilution or prevention by avoiding certain foods. Avoid asparagus. Drink lots of water until your urine is clear, then there won't be an odor. ...Read more

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I have a dropped bladder and use pads. What can I do to prevent the urine odor?

I have a dropped bladder and use pads. What can I do to prevent the urine odor?

Change frequently.: Best option, is treat the cause, corrective surgery for urinary incontinence is the best option, and a low risk procedure . See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like the food I have eaten?

Why does my urine smell like the food I have eaten?

Amino acids: Certain foods, especially broccoli and asparagus, contain Amino Acids that are processed quickly and appear in the urine...Smelling. You have a very sensitive nose if everything you eat smells in your urine. It is a normal body function...Sometimes a UTI can smell like broccoli when you have had none...Int hat case be seen and checked. ...Read more

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I have had urine odor for a while now. What should I do?

I have had urine odor for a while now. What should I do?

Hydration: It could be something you ate (asparagus?), dehydration or an infection. Increase your fluid intake. If the symptoms don't improve or if you start having pain, fever...See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes urine odor in older peoples clothing?

What causes urine odor in older peoples clothing?

Varies: Sometimes incontinence. Possibly not bathing as often or changing clothes as often for some. ...Read more

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Urine odor because of bathing in vinegar?

Urine odor because of bathing in vinegar?

Unlikely. : Urine is produced in the kidneys, travels down to the bladder in one direction, then out the urethra. Certain foods or medications that are ingested can impart odor to the urine, and a bladder infection can cause foul smelling urine, but bathing in a fluid will not enter the urinary system. ...Read more

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How can I get help for a sickening urine odor?

How can I get help for a sickening urine odor?

See a Clincian: A foul odor in the urine may be a sign of an infection, that will require a prescription to treat. See a clinician for proper evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you remove urine odor from skin down there?

How do you remove urine odor from skin down there?

Hygiene: If you are talking about usual urine odor that is present in some folks, i would suggest to exercise proper hygiene, to begin with. After each urine passage, you will need to wipe yourself from front to back, either using a wet hand or toilet tissue. If it is still the problem after you've done it, you will need to use more water (get in the shower) and rinse whatever remnants of urine are hiding. ...Read more