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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is it in asparagus or in some people that cause odorous urine?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is it in asparagus or in some people that cause odorous urine?

Asparagus smell: Asparagus (a) contains a sulphurous compound called mercaptan (m). As digestive system breaks down m, by-products are released that cause the strange smell. It's quick and your urine can develop the distinctive smell within 15 to 30 minutes of eating a. Not everyone suffers this your genetic makeup. Some people appear to have the gene for the enzyme that breaks down m into its pungent parts. ...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 could cause potently odorous urine?

What could cause potently odorous urine?

Possibly infection.: Urine that is foul smelling can come from a bladder infection where bacteria grow in the urine. This is usually accompanied by pelvic pain and burning with urination. Certain foods that we eat, notably asparagus, can impart odor to the urine. If you have symptoms or the odor doesn't disappear, see your physician for a checkup and urinalysis. ...Read more

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Can constant odorous urine be present in a toddler with nothing wrong?

Can constant odorous urine be present in a toddler with nothing wrong?

Dehydration?: If the toddler is not drinking enough the urine can be concentrated and be more smelly. Increase fluid intake. ...Read more

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What causes odorous urine?

What causes odorous urine?

Many possible causes: Of smelly urine: concentrated due to dehydration & low fluid intake causes a strong smell.Urinary infections may be most common cause of foul smelling urine and often alert subjects to presence of uti.Some antibiotics such as Amoxicillin &cipro cause smelly urine as does consuming large volumes of coffee, ie >6cups/day.Classically asparagus has distinctive smell.Others r liver disease & diabetes. ...Read more

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What would fishy odorous urine, nitrites, protein and an alkaline pH on urinalysis mean?

What would fishy odorous urine, nitrites, protein and an alkaline pH on urinalysis mean?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Women who have bacterial vaginosis can have a vaginal discharge that smells fishy and causes you to have an alkaline ph. Any infectious process involving your urinary tract can have some degree of proteinuria. I would suggest you seek treatment from your physician for suspected cystitis/uti and see if your symptoms don't resolve. ...Read more

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Out of potassium, folic acid, & calcium+vitamin d supplements, which one causes odorous urine?

Out of potassium, folic acid, & calcium+vitamin d supplements, which one causes odorous urine?

Not likey: It is not likely that any of these are related. Odorous urine is more likely related to some food that you are or not drinking enough water. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for maple syrup urine odor?

What is the best treatment for maple syrup urine odor?

Work up: Have you been diagnosed with maple syrup urine disease? This is a disease caused by an inability to metabolize certain amino acids. Urine & blood Amino Acid analysis makes diagnosis of this genetic disorder. If you have it, avoid certain foods to prevent brain damage. Avoiding leucine containing foods is the usual treatment. See . ...Read more

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Please help! what's the best way to start urine therapy?

Please help! what's the best way to start urine therapy?

Discourage : Urotherapy. Apply your urine topically and drinking it can result in health complications. ...Read more

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My mom has acidity in stomach, urine, stool. What are the best treatments for this problem?

My mom has acidity in stomach,  urine,  stool. What are the best treatments for this problem?

Tests at first.: At first after your mom visit medical doctor please do tests: urine, stool, and even maybe gastric biopsy. After results coming back, appropriate treatment can be discussed with physician. Thank you for question. ...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


Bad Smelling Urine (Definition)

Odorous urine is a clinical finding that suggests infection ...Read more