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Why Does My Pee Suddenly Smell So Strongly
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
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!
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
Pee: It can be a side product of excretion asparagus is notorious . Quite normal ...Read more
In the morning when I go pee my urin smells like pretzels or close to that smell what could be the cause?
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
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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