What Might Be The Cause Of Foul Egg Smelling Urine?


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Iris Phillips answered
An infection is most likely to cause foul and sulphur smelling urine. Urine should not normally have a strong smell, though certain food types and dehydration can affect this. Medication may also be a factor as well as other illnesses and viruses.

Urinary tract infections can create an abnormal scent in urine and infection may be due to bacteria, fungi or parasites. The urinary tract is compiled by the kidneys, urethra and bladder and there are many more specific terms to decipher the exact location and type of infection within the tract.

Urinary tract infections are very common, particularly in women and other symptoms include pain and burning when urinating, a bloated and full feeling or an urgency to urinate and discharge. This infection can be contagious, though this is debatable. It is recommended to avoid sex until you have been cleared.

Diabetes is also a possible cause of odours in the urine. If diabetes has not yet been diagnosed, then your blood sugar levels with been really high which creates ketones. Ketones create a solvent similar scent in the body which is apparent in the breath, sweat and urine.

If you have had diabetes for a long time, a complication with organs such as kidneys is likely. Kidney problems are another cause for foul smelling urine.

This smell could be due to something very minor, though it is recommended you seek medical advice if it has not gone away within a few days. Having a lowered immune system may affect the urine in both scent and colour. Concentration levels are also a contributing factor as are dietary issues such as amino acids in the blood. Amino acids come from protein foods and several conditions affect the build up and levels in the body.
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Anonymous answered
I finally found out what makes my urine smell like rotten eggs w/ slight burning when its time to pee-pee.  you might be suprised like I am. Its the protein in my boyfriends  semen!  Do your research on protein in semen...and try not to hve sex for 2wks....and drink water to flush out the protein.
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Anonymous answered
A sulfur odor (like rotten eggs) to urine can be caused by many things.  It may be unrelated to your sexual partner):

It could be just concentrated urine
It could be related to your diet (especially asparagus can cause this in many people)
It could be from urinary tract infection, diabetes, certain medications.
Diagnosis depends performing other tests and whether or not there are other symptoms like pain, color change, etc.

Here is a website that can help inform you.

Good luck!
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Anonymous answered
I have terrible smelling urine and my doctor says it is dehydration. Although I drink plenty of liquids, water is not one of them as I do not like it. I got some flavoured water as well as juice crystals and drank only that for about 48 hours. The smell did subside a little but I just can't drink this stuff all day, every day. I need my tea, which is a diuretic (sp*) and doesn't count as water supply.
Vaginal odor can be caused by several factors. The most common cause is vaginal bacterial overgrowth which has a "fishy" or "musty" smell. "Fishy" smells can also result from vaginal infections, such as trichomonas vaginalis, and, in some women, from semen in the vagina. The vagina could also smell "yeasty" because of vaginal yeast overgrowths. While yeast infections are common causes of vaginal discharge, they do not generally cause a "fishy" odor. A moist environment promotes overgrowths of normal skin bacteria that could cause vaginal odor. The offender is usually an infection called "gardnerella" which causes bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is treatable with one of two medicines by prescription only: Metronidazole or clindamycin.
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Anonymous answered

It is only due to lack of drinking enough water. Drink more water for a couple of weeks and I bet the smell will go away.

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David Mathley answered
It is most likely due to a urinary tract infection.
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Anonymous answered
Hun, I wish I could answer that for you because I been having the same smell just no new sex partner and I'm pregnant.

I been doing some research and it says interstitial cystitis or painful bladder syndrome
but I have no pain makes no sense.
I'm planning on asking my Doctor your should do the same

Good Luck
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Anonymous answered
You need to go to the Dr. And find out. What is the matter with some of you people you ask questions and take the word of others when you should be seeing a Dr. It could be nothing and it could be very serious
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Anonymous answered
Before I had my gall bladder removed I had foul urine. Since removal, the smell is gone.

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