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What can cause smelly urine?

What can cause smelly urine?

Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerned then visit your doctor.

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 on HOME ...Read more


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What foods can cause smelly urine?

What foods can cause smelly urine?

Asparagus, garlic...: The most well known food to cause urine to have an odor is asparagus, which leads to excretion of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that cause the characteristic odor. Garlic can impart odor to the urine, and alter the results of urinalysis tests. Coffee is another food that can cause on off-smelling urine. Fish, onions, cubebs, juniper, & saffron have been implicated.

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What would cause dark and smelly urine?

What would cause dark and smelly urine?

Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerned then visit your doctor.

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What is the definition or description of: Smelly urine?

What is the definition or description of: Smelly urine?

Here are some...: 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 on HOME of www. ForMeFirst. Com.

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I have really dark smelly urine how and why do I have it?

I have really dark smelly urine how and why do I have it?

Different reasons: Not drinking enough water, certain foods in excess (eg asparagus, smelly urine) or the presence of different elements (bacteria, blood, even in minor quantities) may fit your description. In any case, a urinalysis would clarify this situation further. Consult your dr if it persists.

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What can you do to get rid of smelly urine?

What can you do to get rid of smelly urine?

Depends on the cause: Most people associate a foul odor with infection but it is not necessarily so. Some medications (antibiotics), vitamins and certain foods (asparagus)or simple dehydration can cause an unpleasant odor. A urinalasys and a careful history should be able to identify the cause.

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Why do I have smelly urine when eating asparagus?

Why do I have smelly urine when eating asparagus?

Its normal: Asparagus contains a powerfull antioxidant that contains sulfur. Most of the chemical compounds containing sulfur have a bad smell. Does not mean you are sick or that something is going on. The unpleasant smell will dissapear in a day or two.

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What sort of infection is smelly urine and reduced flow?

What sort of infection is smelly urine and reduced flow?

No one can tell: A smelly urine is probably due to infection, but not necessarily. If there is infection however, the only reliable way to sort the type of infection out is to do urine culture. The so called empiric treatment is usually tried in simple cases, without culture, targeting a group of possible bacterial organisms depending on the scenario e.g. Older vs younger sexually active persons.

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I need to control what I eat due to leaking a bit. What foods cause smelly 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.

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What be the cause of my smelly urine?

What be the cause of my smelly 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.

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I have smelly urine. What can I do to stop this?

I have smelly urine. What can I do to stop this?

See below: You can prevent your urine from having an unpleasant odor by drinking six to eight glasses of water per day. Diluted, uninfected urine does not have a strong or unpleasant odor. Infection is also a cause of foul-smelling urine. If a strong or foul-smelling odor exists, contact your physician for diagnosis and treatment of a possible urinary tract infection.

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Does a diet without wheat produce smelly urine?

Does a diet without wheat produce smelly urine?

No: Not eating wheat does not affect urine smell, but eating asparagus might.

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I got diabetes. Its that cause of smelly urine?

I got diabetes. Its that cause of smelly urine?

No. It is: Possible you have an infection, so get to a doctor for proper treatment.

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Orange smelly urine first thing in the morning then goes clearer after first wee?

Orange smelly urine first thing in the morning then goes clearer after first wee?

It might be related: To certain foods. Or it might be infection. Get urine tested at your doctor.

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On/off 3 months, smelly urine, pain at end of urination, went away for awhile, now noticing small brown tissues in toilet.2mnths ago urine test normal?

On/off 3 months, smelly urine, pain at end of urination, went away for awhile, now noticing small brown tissues in toilet.2mnths ago urine test normal?

Look further: Smelly, painful urine should not be ignored. Get another urinalysis with microscopic exam & urine culture. Then consult your doctor or a urologist. Please consult me on HealthTap if you want to discuss this further. Dr. Long

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What causes smelly urine?

What causes smelly urine?

Infection, Asparagus: Asparagus small is quite distinctive and occurs soon after consuming. Many utis are associated with smelly urine and frequently is the only symptom.

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What causes smelly urine?

Urine odors: Smelly urine very often is not due to any pathologic conditions or illness. Certain break down products of foods, like asparagus, cause smelly urine. Stale urine also develops smelly characteristics. Strangely, infected urine may have no smelly characteristics. Normal urine may have crystals and sediments. A urinalysis can be done in your physicians office if you have concerns.

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