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Why does my pee suddenly smell so strongly?

Why does my pee suddenly smell so strongly?

UTI: Sounds like a urinary tract infection. The first step is to go to the doctor or a clinic for a simple urinalysis to see if it's anything else. ...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 body odor smell strongly, like cat pee? I do prespire more than the average person but don't even exercise regularly. My norm odor is bad!

Why does my body odor smell strongly, like cat pee? I do prespire more than the average person but don't even exercise regularly. My norm odor is bad!

Diet: Consider changing your diet. Avoid sugar, eat lots of organic green leafy vegetables, drink lots of water. Limit meat intake.
If this persists, consider seeing a holistic or integrative medicine physician for metabolic testing. ...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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Is it normal if pee smell nutty sweet?

Is it normal if pee smell nutty sweet?

A common concern...: Some smell in urine is naturally expected and personally unique reflecting dietary intake and urine concentration. Also, note: all urine will smell strong after exposing to air for 30+ minutes. To minimize such smell, just dry the genital area with tissue to soak away the "last" drops around vaginal opening, especially in obese persons. So, it's ok as long as being free of uti.
Best wish... ...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

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It only smell when I pee when my monthly is on?

Blood: You are likely smelling a slight discharge of blood when you are urinating from your vagina during your period. Nothing to be concerned with unless you are experiencing burning with urination and thus then it may be a smell from your urine and possible urinary tract infection for which you should see your physician and get tested and treated. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Why does my pee smell abit sweet in the morning?

Why does my pee smell abit sweet in the morning?

Get a urinalysis.: Sweet smelling urine could mean you are spilling glucose (sugar) into your urine. This can be a sign of diabetes. Other symptoms can be excessive thirst, excessive hunger, and excessive urination. I honestly haven't heard the complaint of "sweet smelling pee" often - but it's worth getting checked to make sure it's not a warning signal for something serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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I smell bad fishy odor when I pee. Is this normal?

I smell bad fishy odor when I pee. Is this normal?

Here are some. ..: The odor of urine per se and the sense of smell are unique and personal, reflecting the concentration of urine, personal constitutional nature, and dietary consumption, but not indicating what may be something wrong in your urine as long as being comfortable in what you feel and being normal in urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for a stong smell from pee?

Are there any home remedies for a stong smell from pee?

Drink more water: Urea and other substances in the urine will produce an odor when the urine is concentrated and very yellow. Drink more water, and try to keep your urine almost colorless. The odor will disappear ...Read more

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Strange pee smell and pain in the lower sides, what is it?

Strange pee smell and pain in the lower sides, what is it?

Infection, etc.: Depending on your age/health situation, there may be drugs or other conditions that can affect urine. If there is a bad smell, it might mean something else is going on and a more serious disese might have to be ruled out. Infections, like trichomonas vaginalis can cause bad smelling urine, and other infections, like chlamydia can cause pelvic inflammatory disease. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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This past 2 days my pee has a strong weird smell to it. What could be wrong?

This past 2 days my pee has a strong weird smell to it. What could be wrong?

Could be infection: It could be a response to something you ate or it could be an infection. Make sure you are drinking enough water and have your urine checked for evidence of infection. ...Read more

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My pee has a strong smell to it for months, no pain what might it possibly be?

My pee has a strong smell to it for months, no pain what might it possibly be?

Not enough fluids: It may be from not drinking enough fluids, if there is no pain or burning and frequency of urination.But to be sure get it checked and urine specimen tested. ...Read more

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In the morning when I go pee my urin smells like pretzels or close to that smell what could be the cause?

In the morning when I go pee my urin smells like pretzels or close to that smell what could be the cause?

Urine odor: Varies based on foods that you have ingest and subsequently eliminated: I am not certain what a pretzel odor mean; however, it could be related to yeast, vegetables or condiments ...Read more

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Why does my pee smell bad? I have no pain anywhere. It has been like this for weeks so I know its not something I ate.

Why does my pee smell bad? I have no pain anywhere. It has been like this for weeks so I know its not something I ate.

Unclear but: Need to evaluate your diet or medication intake if there is some that you are doing for the last weeks. A trial of adjusting your diet or reviewing meds with your doc may be helpful. Alternatively, even if you have no pain, you may have urinary tract infection although not common to present this way. A urinalysis may be warranted. This is especially important if urine is cloudy. ...Read more

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The past few days I would go pee and there would be small round white balls or sometimes separated. It does not have a strong smell but it smells.

Possible Yeast Infxn: If you have been on antibiotics recently or are sexually active, consider yeast, urinary tract or sexually transmitted infection. From your description a yeast infection sounds most likely in the absence of burning or frequency with urination and otherwise normal vaginal discharge. There are over-the-counter medicines available. If symptoms persist despite that you should be evaluated in person. ...Read more

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Pee smell like bacon?

Pee smell like bacon?

Pee bacon: I cannot think of reason why that would be. If discomfort during urination, or any other worries, contact your doctor for urine sample test. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my pee smells sickeningly sweet?

Why might it be that my pee smells sickeningly sweet?

Ketones: Urine that contains ketones, which accumulate in people who have diabetes. You should see your doctor as soon as possible to determine if you have diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it bad if my pee smells strongly of wet cheese today?

Pee: Not sure what that smells like, but if discomfort during urination or is reoccuring, consult your doctor for urine testing. ...Read more

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What if ur pee smells like chlorine?

What if ur pee smells like chlorine?

GET IT CHECKED: Your urine usually has no odor, but sometimes it is Ammonia which is breakdown from Urea excreted in urine
Smell can be due to infection and can be due to Diabetese dehydration or due to meds/VITAMINS
Drink lot of fluids and if it still smells of Chlorine have a urine test done
Other symptoms like pain while voiding, any medicine or Vitamin or supplement can also be the cause of Chlorine like smelL ...Read more

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Why does my pee smell like beef?

Why does my pee smell like beef?

Doctor can evaluate: A person who smells an unusual aroma in her urine can see her primary care doctor to check if there is a problem. The doctor may refer to a urologist or nephrologist if needed. Not sure about beef aromas (raw? Cooked?), but sometimes foods, medications, illnesses, etc... May cause unusual urine aromas. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your pee smells?

What does it mean if your pee smells?

Possible 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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Does amoxacillin make your pee smell?

Does amoxacillin make your pee smell?

Antibiotics: Some antibiotics have urinary excretion pathways when metabolized in the body, hence there may be the distinctive odor of the antibiotics themselves when you urinate. ...Read more

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Why does my pee smell like rotten eggs?

Why does my pee smell like rotten eggs?

See your doctor: And have them check your urine. Try drinking more water till you see them. ...Read more

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Could chantix make you're pee smell sweet?

Could chantix make you're pee smell sweet?

Chantix didn't cause: The sweet smell in your urine. However, if any symptoms are too difficult to cope with make sure you tell your doctor.
Congratulations! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pee smells strong?

What does it mean when your pee smells strong?

Usually nothing: If it's concentrated, the odors of things you've eaten are likely to be detectable. Some folks can make their urine smell like skunk be eating asparagus. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more