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I've been getting a really strong ammonia scent from my

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Hi I've been getting a really strong ammonia scent from my urine and frequency at which I urinate has increased . What could be the reason and how do I stop it .
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: Nothing of that sort
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I'm sexually active could that be the problem
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 2 months ago.


Myself Dr Josh- and I’m happy to help with your question today.

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Age ?

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I'm 19
Not on any medication
Not that I know of
No health or medical problems
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 2 months ago.


Thanks for all these additional details.

I am sorry to hear about your problems.

Well, Ammonia smell of urine can be due to these causes-

bacterial infection in the urinary tract UTI, Dehydration, Consumption of red meat or high protein foods.

Sometimes use of - certain vitamin and supplements or from imbalances in your diet can also cause foul odor of urine.

Coffee, alcohol, and smoking should be avoided. Take showers instead of tub baths

Most likely in your case, this is due to bacterial infection of bladder.

You need to undergo- Urine test, complete blood count.

Accordingly antibiotics will be prescribed to you.

You should drink cranberry juice.

Please make an appointment with your doctor.

Hope this helped

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Expert:  Dr Josh replied 2 months ago.

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