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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
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