Urine smells bad kidney infection

You can get teststrips at the drugstore that will show if you have any white blood cells or blood in your urine. Either that, or you can just bring a urine sample in to your doctors office. Sounds like that UTI isn’t gone or it might just be higher up in your urinary system. Thank you, I dont have insurance so I will go to the drug store. It just seems like all those drugs would have cleared it up? What will the dr do if I still have it? You have been having a lot of antibiotics!

Different bacteria respond to different types of anitbiotics only, so it should have been cleared the first time. The doctor may not give more meds, she may diagnose you for a particular kidney infection. If you haven’t done so, see an urologist asap. If you are not already doing this, try taking probiotics. It will add some good baceteria. And have a multivitamin daily to strengthen your immune system.

Thank you all, what are probiotics? Have you checked to see if you have interstitial cystitis? U might be suprised like i am. Do ur research on protein in semenand try not to hve sex for 2wks. UTI be fatal if you leave it ? UTI goes untreated it can travel up to your kidneys and can be eventually fatal. Recognize the risks associated with Crohn’s disease.

Did you know that one in six US adults has high cholesterol? I will try not having sex so much and more fluids. I’ve found that my pee does the same thing when my over-active bladder is acting up. You should try looking some info up about that. Docs can prescribe vesicare for this. Its the protein in my boyfriends semen!

Im having the same issue and I thought right away it was my new boyfriend because I did not have this issue ever until I started having sex with him just recently. Anything I should or could do to prevent this or fix it? Cloudy and smelly urine is not normal and most likely is a sign of infection. You could possibly have a STD or a urinary tract infection. In any case it would be wise to see a doctor and get your urine tested. I don’t want to scare you, but if you do have a STD or UTI and it goes untreated it could give you health problems in the future.

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Find out the various reasons why your urine smells like ammonia, including when the symptoms of ammonia smelly urine are serious enough to see a doctor. A strong smell of ammonia in urine is usually caused when there is a high concentration of waste products in the urine. Urine mainly consists of water and usually doesn’t have a strong odor to it. However, certain foods, not drinking enough water, or an infection can cause an ammonia smell in urine. Most of the time, there is nothing to worry about if occasionally your pee has a smell of ammonia. This could be caused by something as simple as dehydration or eating asparagus. However, serious medical conditions like a urinary tract infection, liver infection, or kidney disease can cause your urine to emit a foul smell. Along with the strong-smelling urine, an infection may cause other changes in your urine. For example, your urine may become a milky cloudy color, cause pain when peeing, and you may have a fever. In this article, I will explore the various reasons why urine can give off a strong ammonia odor. I will also look at when the symptoms of smelly urine are serious enough to see a doctor. First of all, let’s look at some of the less serious reasons why your urine may smell of ammonia. After that, I will examine the more serious causes of an ammonia-like smell in urine that may require visiting a doctor. The odor is produced by chemicals in your urine which become very concentrated due to a lack of water.