10:56 pm - 10/13/2008

food affecting smell of pee?

I know this isn't "vagina" related, but hopefully it's close enough.

Anyone know of any foods (besides the stereotypical asparagus) that will make your pee smell different? I know it's common with infection, but I've had my share of UTIs and definitely am not having any symptoms. So I'm wondering if it's something I ate...any suggestions?

Edited to fix some grammar issues.
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starfish327 14th-Oct-2008 02:59 am (UTC)
asparagus. it's the only that really comes to mind, but when i eat it i reek.
savedbyfaith 14th-Oct-2008 03:01 am (UTC)
well, asparagus isn't a part of my diet whatsoever so it definitely isn't that. thanks though :)
squisheroo 14th-Oct-2008 03:02 am (UTC)
otherrootbeer 14th-Oct-2008 03:13 am (UTC)
When I eat more junk food, the smell is stronger.

When I drink more water, it's the opposite.
savedbyfaith 14th-Oct-2008 03:16 am (UTC)
any particular examples of junk food?
if_by_sea 14th-Oct-2008 03:13 am (UTC)
kashi cereals make my pee smell like, well cereal. haha
waya_adanvto 14th-Oct-2008 03:14 am (UTC)
slave_stasha 14th-Oct-2008 03:17 am (UTC)
yeah i was gonna say that if eat salmon my pee will smell like it, so i avoid it even though i enjoy salmon very much =/
kalaam 14th-Oct-2008 03:25 am (UTC)
sarahbear1 14th-Oct-2008 11:50 am (UTC)
i second this.
sprtwrid 14th-Oct-2008 03:27 am (UTC)
Honey smacks and wheat puffs make my pee smell like they do. Nothing like the wheat puff smell, let me tell you. It usually means i have a UTI on the way though :(
mydocuments 14th-Oct-2008 03:47 am (UTC)
I hate the way my pee smells after I have Honey Smacks!!
sdwellington 14th-Oct-2008 03:30 am (UTC)
eating a lot of oranges (not orange juice, though) will really make my pee smell.
hellgamatic 14th-Oct-2008 03:38 am (UTC)
I know for a fact that alfalfa makes your pee smell quite funky. Kinda like horse poop, in fact...

(In case anyone was wondering, I took a multivitamin for a few years that had a large amount of alfalfa in the pills. The pills smelled like it, and the pee smelled like it. Nom nom, right?)
vronwe 14th-Oct-2008 03:43 am (UTC)
Garlic makes mine smell funny. And not drinking enough water makes it smell funny and look bright yellow.
mydocuments 14th-Oct-2008 03:48 am (UTC)
A lot of meat makes my pee smell really foul. Too little water, and it smells too ammonia-y.
pygmybugs 14th-Oct-2008 04:01 am (UTC)
B vitamins can make your pee smell weird. Lots of garlic or onions or shallots can make it smell kinda...sulfery.
sparkle_lite 14th-Oct-2008 04:05 am (UTC)
Drinking a large cup of coffee makes a weird scent for me. My urine smells sort of like coffee!
righteousbean 14th-Oct-2008 04:18 am (UTC)
me too
brooklebee 14th-Oct-2008 04:13 am (UTC)
Coffee and soy products (esp. soy milk) can make my pee smell funny, but usually it's not a "bad" smell.
theatreant 14th-Oct-2008 04:30 am (UTC)
Honey nut cheerios, for me!!
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