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Healthy Kidneys & Urinary System

What makes urine smell bad?

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  • A Gastroenterology, answered on behalf of
    Smelly urine

    When your pee gives off a strong odor, it may signify a more serious condition. In this video, Dr. Oz guest Dr. Linda Lee explains what can cause strong-smelling urine.


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  • A Urology, answered on behalf of
    Sweet-smelling urine could be a sign of undiagnosed diabetes or poorly managed or treated diabetes. If you already have diabetes, check your glucose levels—and if they’re too high, call your doctor. If you haven't been diagnosed with diabetes, be sure to get tested.
     
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