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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

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? I'm so worried

Why does my pee smell like fish? I'm 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

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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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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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Raw vagina rash. Spread to inner butt. Wipe and grey/yellow/white/thin/dry clay on towel. Both itchy and doesn't smell like fish. Peeing also burns.?

Raw vagina rash. Spread to inner butt. Wipe and grey/yellow/white/thin/dry clay on towel. Both itchy and doesn't smell like fish. Peeing also burns.?

Infection: You clearly sound like you have infections, probably of both the bladder and possibly an external dermatitis as well. You need to see your doctor to determine your risk factors, causes and proper treatments. Do not delay. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean when your urine smells like fish?

What does it mean when your urine smells like fish?

Vaginitis: It can be difficult to tell if a 'fishy' smell is coming from urine or the vagina it is usually related to vaginal infections (trichomoniasis, gardnerella, or bacterial vaginosis). If a man has a fishy smell his urine he may have gotten a bacterial infection from a woman he had sex with. ...Read more

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I've been taking fish oil for about 6 mos 3 to 4g daily and tappered off now n then. Recently i''ve seen oil in my urine n it smells like fiish oil?

I've been taking fish oil for about 6 mos 3 to 4g daily and tappered off now n then. Recently i''ve seen oil in my urine n it smells like fiish oil?

Fish Oil: It certainly could be trace amounts of omega -3 in the urine. It doesn't take much to smell "fishy". The benefits of taking fish oil are less clear than they used to be. I would recommend that you check with your doctor to see if fish oil is right for you. If it is right, I would purchase the highest grade, highly purified brand that is either of Icelandic or Norwegian origin. ...Read more

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What causes urine to be cloudy and smell like fish?

What causes urine to be cloudy and smell like fish?

Possible UTI: Urinary tract infection can lead to cloudy foul smelling urine. See your primary doctor or urologist to have a urinalysis and urine culture to check for infection and to determine whether you need treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like fish?

Why does my urine smell like fish?

Might be infection,,: If your urine smells like this you might want to see your doctor for a possible infection, particularly an acquired one like trichomonas, as this can produce a fish-like smell. You also might benefit from a urinalysis as you could also have high uric acid in your urine as well as high protein. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Why is my urine cloudy and smells like fish?

Why is my urine cloudy and smells like fish?

Infection: It is likely due to a urinary tract infection. See your doctor for a quick painless urine test (urinalysis - pee in a cup) to determine that. ...Read more

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What can I do about cloudy urine that smells like fish?

What can I do about cloudy urine that smells like fish?

Test urine: Cloudy smelly urine should be analyzed to assure a bacterial infection is not the cause. Untreated urinary tract infections can occasionally cause serious illness. ...Read more

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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

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Why does my urine smells like fish? I don't have pain but I do bleed clogs small.

Why does my urine smells like fish? I don't have pain but I do bleed clogs small.

Urine odor: A fishy smelll to urine is more often than not emanating from the vagina and is related to vaginitis. If you are also having blood clots vaginally you would be best off to be seen and examined by a gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Its been about 4 months now. My urine has been smelling like dead fish mixed with a stong amonia smell. There's no pain or burning.

Its been about 4 months now. My urine has been smelling like dead fish mixed with a stong amonia smell. There's no pain or burning.

Malodorous urine: You need to get your urine tested. It could be an infection that needs to be tested with antimicrobials. If it persists after treatment, then you may need further testing, eg, ct scan to rule out kidney stones. ...Read more

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My daughter has a uti, her urine has gone from smelling like fish which we are used to with uti's, now it smells like smoke. Why does it smell smokey?

My daughter has a uti, her urine has gone from smelling like fish which we are used to with uti's, now it smells like smoke. Why does it smell smokey?

That I couldn't say;: Perhaps another HT doctor can. I would be more concerned about why your daughter has recurrent UTI's, whether she has vesico-ureteral reflux of infected urine &, if so, what needs to be done to protect her kidneys. Her primary physician or a pediatric urologist can sort this out. ...Read more

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Why is it everytime I eat fish my urine smells fishy?

Urine odor: A fishy odor to the urine is usually actually from the vagina due to infection, but if this only occurs when you eat fish, then is related to some chemical from the fish. Have you ever eaten asparagus and then smelled your urine? ...Read more

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Can your urine smell like fish after eating fish?

Can your urine smell like fish after eating fish?

Bacterial vaginosis: Fishy smell in urine in females come from urine contaminated with vaginal discharge due to bacterial vaginosis. But eating fish does not cause fishy smelling urine ...Read more

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I have a bad smell urine after eating fish, what causes this.? At least 2days.

I have a bad smell urine after eating fish, what causes this.? At least 2days.

Fish: Fish have this smell, and therefore the smell is a chemical/substance that is excreted into urine after breakdown....Usually the proteins. ...Read more

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Thir is a smell of fish from my urine could you tell me what it could be?

Thir is a smell of fish from my urine could you tell me what it could be?

May be infection: Even though fishy smell in urine is more common in women due to infection in vagina, like bacterial or tricomoniasis. Sometimes men can pick up these infections from their sexual partners. Multiple sex partners increase the risk of these infections
there is a rare condition also called trimethylaminurea where there is fishy odor in urine, sweat and breath. This a rare genetic condition
check with md. ...Read more

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When your vagina smells of fish and leaks urine when cough does it mean you have an infection from sex? If so what sort of infection could it be.

When your vagina smells of fish and leaks urine when cough does it mean you have an infection from sex? If so what sort of infection could it be.

Possible: But not all infections are caused by sex. With your foul smell and minor incontinence, get yourself checked out including a vaginal exam and some testing for infections. Best wishes, . ...Read more

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Spotting lower back pain nausea tired hot flashes chills waking middle of night 2puke or pee but dnt puke loss of appetit sensative to seafood smells?

Spotting lower back pain nausea tired hot flashes chills waking middle of night 2puke or pee but dnt puke loss of appetit sensative to seafood smells?

See your doctor: You don't mention how long this has been going on or anything about your menstrual cycle but this can be caused by any number of things. You could of course start with a pregnancy test but regardless of the result you need to be seen so you will feel better fast. ...Read more

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Why does my pee smell like corn?

Why does my pee smell like corn?

Here are some. ..: The character of personal smelling ability is unique. Most reliable thing to identify is personal repetitive experience. So, just watch to observe if corn-smell may recur after what you may consume. Such smell carries no clinical importance as long as feeling comfortable in peeing and having normal urinalysis from properly collected fresh urine. ...Read more

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Why does my pee smell like smoked sausage?

Why does my pee smell like smoked sausage?

No idea: Is this a new thing? Do you have any other symptoms? Some people excrete after eating certain foods, and that makes their urine smell funny. Asparagus is a common example. ...Read more

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Why does my pee smell like everything I eat?

Why does my pee smell like everything I eat?

Smell: Breakdown products of certain foods such as asparagus will release the odor in the urine. These are usually amino acids or vitamins ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more