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Why does my urine sometimes smell?

Why does my urine sometimes smell?

Dehydration: When you haven't been drinking enough fluids, your urine can become dark yellow and concentrated. That may cause it to have a strong smell. Certain foods can also contribute to this, the most notable of these is asparagus. B vitamin supplements can do it, as well, and these are found in large amounts in green vegetables and meats. People with kidney damage get foamy urine from protein in urine. ...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 urine smell like ammonia?

Why does my urine smell like ammonia?

AMMONIA: Could simply be a concentration issue. Work on drinking enough to make 1.5-2 l urine/day if you're heart and kidneys can tolerate that much input. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like blood?

Why does my urine smell like blood?

Blood urine?: Ny change in color?. Any other symptoms while urinating?. Any medications?. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like poop.

Why does my urine smell like poop.

Fistula?: Hi, Thank you for your question. Is there any dark discoloration of your urine? Do you have any other inflammatory disease? Especially something like Crohn's Disease? Please see a physician for more lab work. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions. Dr. M ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like onions?

Why does my urine smell like onions?

Can be diet, etc..: This might be due to diet like from eating vegetables like asparagus, or it can be from a medical condition like diabetes which can cause a fruity odor in the breath and urine from ketone production. It may also be nonspecific. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like sulphur?

Why does my urine smell like sulphur?

Unclear: Foods (for example asparagus) or medications can do this. However, best to have urine evaluated if you don't have a recently new medication or diet explanation. Do you have burning, or urinary frequency? Either way, if persists, should see md and have urinalysis and urine culture to rule out infection. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell Like lemons?

Why does my urine smell Like lemons?

Probably okay...: Urine smell alone is usually indicative of something wrong as long as having normal urinalysis from a properly collected fresh urine and being fine in voiding, but maybe reflecting what you consume, like foods or supplement. If you like to explore more on UTI & urinalysis, welcome to peruse articles in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html. For daily issues, to http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like metal?

Check what you ate: Usually it is due to food intake. For instance, asparagus could change smell of urine among other reasons like onion and garlic. Also, some medicines cause urine smell change like penicillin. Explore more the details of your intake. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell of sulphur?

Why does my urine smell of sulphur?

R/O UTI: Bacterial urinary infectionscan cause malodorous urine. You need and exam labs UAC&S and discussion of treatment options ...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 does my urine smell like gas?

Why does my urine smell like gas?

Possible infection: It could be from infection, something you ate, or passing gas while urinating. You will have to see your doctor to rule out infection. You doctor will probably do a urinalysis. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like skunk?

Why does my urine smell like skunk?

R/O UTI: Bacterial urinary infections can cause malodorous urine. You need and exam labs UAC&S and discussion of treatment options ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like cheerios?

Why does my urine smell like cheerios?

Urine test: Please get a urine test. Your doctor can evaluate- i hope your blood sugar level is ok. ...Read more

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Why does my period smell so stink?

Why does my period smell so stink?

Uncertain: Infection? Retained tampon? Not changing pads often enough? Most women have a mild menstrual odor. A strong, foul smelling odor usually isn't normal. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like butter?

Why does my urine smell like butter?

Diet: It is very common to have changes in the odor of urine as a result of what you eat - some foods causes very distinct odors! there are specific medical conditions that can cause changes in the odor of urine (for example, diabetics out of control will have an odor of ketones in their urine). I don't know of any medical condition causing the odor of butter in urine. ...Read more

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