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Why does my pee smell like fish? Im so worried

Why does my pee smell like fish? Im so worried

Fishy smelling urine: You should consult a physician. The smell could be the result of a urinary tract infection. Certain drugs and foods can also cause that smell. ...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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Why does my pee smell like fish?

Why does my pee smell like fish?

Possible infection: A fishy or amonia like smell could be sign of a urinary of vaginal infection. One of the most common infection that causes a fishy odor in pee is bacterial vaginosis ...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 in case one is the 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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I have a fish smell when I pee what can. That come from I have no STD ?

Bacterial vaginosis: This is an overgrowth of bacteria that the normal lactic acid in varna is not controlling.You need antibacterial cream per vagina for control of symptoms ...Read more

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My pee is clear no color, smells like ammonia and fish, burns,itching and going to the bathroom a lot at night, have chronic cystitis, also a virgin.

My pee is clear no color, smells like ammonia and fish, burns,itching and going to the bathroom a lot at night, have chronic cystitis, also a virgin.

Need to see your: pediatrician and have a urinalysis done, and further testing. First see what comes out of the urinalysis in relation to your chronic cystitis. If there is bacteria found, it will have to be treated. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Get urinalysis with a mid-stream catch
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Visit PCP or urologist
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Follow up with urologist
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Note other symptoms, related medical history
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When i eat asparagus my pee smells like dirty gold fish water. Why?

When i eat asparagus my pee smells like dirty gold fish water. Why?

Inherited: About 40% of the population inherits an enzyme that converts a chemical in asparagus into an aromatic sulfur compound which has a strong smell. It is interesting but not harmful. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Go to your PCP have a complete exam urinalysis, a culture sensitivity.
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If all exams are normal, make a habit to drink a lot of water.
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Request regular urine checks to see if the blood in your urine persist
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Why does my urine smell like fish. Then it goes away and comes back often?

Why does my urine smell like fish. Then it goes away and comes back often?

Asparagus?: There are not many things that give urine a specific odor. Infection may cause a bad odor. Some people have a specific odor or color to their urine after eating asparagus. Perhaps you are eating something occasionally that is causing your urine odor to change at times. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

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