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Is it normal for urine to smell like sugar?
16 doctors weighed in

Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
You should be evaluated.

In brief: No
You should be evaluated.
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
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2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Not normal to have sweet smellimg urine.
Have your urine evaluated by your primary doctor or urologist. Are you diabetic? If so are your blood sugars well controlled? You should see a physician to check your fasting blood sugar.

In brief: No
Not normal to have sweet smellimg urine.
Have your urine evaluated by your primary doctor or urologist. Are you diabetic? If so are your blood sugars well controlled? You should see a physician to check your fasting blood sugar.
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: urine
No--- you might want to have a blood test for diabetes.
..Call your primary care doctor.

In brief: urine
No--- you might want to have a blood test for diabetes.
..Call your primary care doctor.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. Terri Washington
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Get evaulated, could be diabetes or other problem.

In brief: No
Get evaulated, could be diabetes or other problem.
Dr. Terri Washington
Dr. Terri Washington
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Urine should smell like urine and nothing else.
If urine smells like anything else it is not normal. You need to check with your doctor asap.

In brief: No
Urine should smell like urine and nothing else.
If urine smells like anything else it is not normal. You need to check with your doctor asap.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology
In brief: May be
The urinary smell depend upon many factors . It is well known that urine takes on the smell of the food you eat- asparagus is good example.
Many medications impart their own smell- Ampicillin is the good example. Diseases like diabetese can cause a sweet odor . Many urinary tract infections cause their peculiar smells .There is no such thing as normal urine smell- there is no odor when fresh.Zk.

In brief: May be
The urinary smell depend upon many factors . It is well known that urine takes on the smell of the food you eat- asparagus is good example.
Many medications impart their own smell- Ampicillin is the good example. Diseases like diabetese can cause a sweet odor . Many urinary tract infections cause their peculiar smells .There is no such thing as normal urine smell- there is no odor when fresh.Zk.
Dr. Zafar Khan
Dr. Zafar Khan
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
In brief: No
This could be due to sugar spilling into your urine.
This is a potentially deadly situation. You need to be seen now.

In brief: No
This could be due to sugar spilling into your urine.
This is a potentially deadly situation. You need to be seen now.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Normal urine smells like urine.
If something in the diaper keeps smelling like sugar, the parents should take the diaper and the baby in to see the doctor.

In brief: No
Normal urine smells like urine.
If something in the diaper keeps smelling like sugar, the parents should take the diaper and the baby in to see the doctor.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Should be check by the doctor specially if it is.
Accompanied by something else such as excessive drinking.

In brief: No
Should be check by the doctor specially if it is.
Accompanied by something else such as excessive drinking.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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