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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.
Doctor :   Please post your query
User :   i have few query about my urine smell
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   24
Doctor :   Yes proceed
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am getting heavy urine smell
Doctor :   Do you have pain urinating?
User :   no its very normal
Doctor :   Normal urine is clear and has a straw-yellow color. While the odor of urine can vary somewhat, in most cases, it does not have a strong smell.
Doctor :   Did you test urine ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   With dehydration, the urine is more concentrated and may have a stronger ammonia scent than normal.
Doctor :   Are you taking enough water?
Doctor :   Do you have any diseases like diabetes?
User :   no
Doctor :   Since when you have this?
User :   2-3 months
Doctor :   Consumption of certain foods, such as asparagus (which can impart a characteristic odor to urine), and taking some medications may alter the odor of urine.

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   When there is an infection in the urinary tract, the urine may take on a foul-smelling odor as well as appear cloudy or bloody
User :   warr is asparagus
Doctor :   it is a type of
Doctor :   spring vegetable
User :   also i am pains in legs and hands sometimes
User :   sometimes smell is coming out of the pant
Doctor :   Do an urine test first?
User :   simply while i am sittingin the office
User :   i am getting smell
Doctor :   do you have urine dribbling?
Doctor :   Do you have increased frequency?
User :   may be
Doctor :   Do blood sugar test too
Doctor :   * Dehydration
* Diabetes
* Hyperglycemia
* Phenylketonuria
* Prostatitis
* Urinary Tract Infection (UTI In Adults)
* Vaginitis

Doctor :   these are the common causes
User :   today i noticed properly then i identified the smell is coming from my underwear
Doctor :   * Cystitis
* Dietary Factors
* Liver Failure
* Maple Syrup Urine Disease
* Medications
* Rectal Fistula
* Urethritis

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you sweat alot?
Doctor :   Do you have itching along your thigh folds?
User :   some droplet remains in under wear that give the heavy smell
User :   no not more
User :   no
User :   wat may be the reasons
Doctor :   only an examination of urine can say the
User :   i tested urine culture, urine, lft,
Doctor :   definite causes
Doctor :   most probably can be sweat assctd
User :   everthing came normal
User :   sometimes my sweat also have same smell
Doctor :   Urine odor is related to the volume and concentration of a variety of chemicals excreted by the kidneys

Doctor :   Normally, diluted urine has little to no odor. If your urine becomes highly concentrated, urine odor may have a strong ammonia quality.
Doctor :   Sometimes, unusual urine odor indicates an extremely rare condition, such as the metabolic disorder called maple syrup urine disease.
User :   but my urine not always smells bad
User :   only rarely 2 to 3 times in aday
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do take 15-18 glasses of water a day
User :   the smell is coming because of the droplet in the underwear
User :   wat test i need to do
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do urine test for pus cells
User :   because i had an sex with one girl before 4 month
Doctor :   ok

User :   it may the reason to get heavy urine smell
User :   and sometimes and eyes are paining
Doctor :   so do you have any lesions on penis
User :   no nothing
User :   i consulted sexologist
Doctor :   Was it a safe intercourse?

User :   he told nothing is there for u
User :   yes safe only
Doctor :   Were you using condom?
User :   even i tested HIV twice
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
User :   hiv came neg
Doctor :   was it negative?
User :   my pennis are clear
Doctor :   ok
User :   no lesions in pennis
Doctor :   you will have to repeat the hiv test at 4 months
User :   can tell about claymidia
Doctor :   and then 6 months
User :   kk
Doctor :   Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases
User :   will HIV have urine smell
Doctor :   This infection is easily spread because it often causes no symptoms and may be unknowingly passed to sexual partners
Doctor :   n fact, about 75% of infections in women and 50% in men are without symptoms.
Doctor :   not necessary
Doctor :   but it can
Doctor :   if infections are assctd with it
Doctor :   Chlamydia Symptoms in Men includes
Doctor :   Small amounts of clear or cloudy discharge from the tip of the penis
Doctor :   Painful urination
Doctor :   Burning and itching around the opening of the penis
Doctor :   Pain and swelling around the testicles
Doctor :   do you have any of these?
User :   no
User :   only smell in the urine
User :   and body pains
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is possible to get HIV
Doctor :   Any way as i said urine test is a must first
User :   ya i done urine test, urine culture too
User :   both are normal
Doctor :   It is advisable not to ignore the symptoms even if you notice the symptoms go away on its own, as it is likely that the infection might be spreading to the kidneys.
User :   wat may the symptoms of HIV
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   Certain diseases such as uncontrolled diabetes or liver disease can also be detected through the urine odor.
Doctor :   refrain from wearing any form of tight clothing as your primary clothes. Panty liners should be stayed away from, while all inner clothing must be worn that has been made from skin friendly fabric such as cotton.
User :   ya i done LFT also
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water to ensure that the urine you pass stays clear, the strong odor will slowly clear off as you flush your body with more and more water.
Doctor :   any abnormality in tests?
User :   no its normal
User :   i done all the test
User :   still now i got normal
Doctor :   Cranberry juice is also an effective remedy;
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i cant able to find out the reasons for smell
Doctor :   so possibly it is the sweat
User :   war is cranberry
Doctor :   it is a type of fruit
User :   will we get
User :   i never heard this fruit
Doctor :   yes
User :   u r from which city
Doctor :   in big bazars
Doctor :   Bangalore
User :   can u suggest any doctor
Doctor :   Try applying candid b powder along the thigh folds
User :   to consult
Doctor :   yes wait amin
Doctor :
Doctor :   use this link
Doctor :   So you can try some remedies i have said
Doctor :   And still if it persists
Doctor :   you need to get an physical examination done
User :   kk
Doctor :   Is There anything else i can help you with now?
User :   when i need to do the HIV test again
User :   i am feared about whether i have HIV
Doctor :   after 2 months 4 months and 6 months of exposure
Doctor :   You most probably will not have it
Doctor :   since you were protected
Doctor :   and you tested negative first
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with now?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Since you are not responding i am closing the window
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting..Bye for now.....
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