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2021-05-26

What does diabetic urine smell like?

What does diabetic urine smell like?

If you have diabetes, you may notice your pee smells sweet or fruity. This is because the body is trying to get rid of the excess blood sugar and is disposing of glucose through your urine. For people who haven’t been diagnosed with diabetes, this symptom can be one of the first signs they have the disease.

Why do my pants smell like urine?

Sometimes, urine leaking can cause urine to build up on your underwear or skin. This can lead to a smelly groin. If you have a urinary tract infection, you may especially feel like the smell lingers.

How do I stop my pants from smelling like pee?

Other Ways to Control Odor

  1. Keep Yourself Clean. Maintaining good hygiene and putting on fresh undergarments every day can work wonders for odor control.
  2. Odor-Reducing Incontinence Products.
  3. Wash Urine Collecting Devices Thoroughly.
  4. Wash Bed Sheets and Soiled Clothing Often.
  5. Air Fresheners.
  6. Still Can’t Find the Odor Source?

Why do I smell of ammonia?

The reason you smell ammonia is because the protein breakdown product urea is being produced faster than it can be excreted by your kidneys, and is subsequently leached into your sweat as ammonia.

What does it mean when everything smells like cat pee?

That distinctive odor can be an indication of a mold problem. Certain types of mold have a smell similar to cat urine, including dangerous toxic black mold, which should be remediated by a professional. Another source of cat urine odor is ornamental boxwood, a common landscaping shrub.

What happens if I smell ammonia?

If breathed in, ammonia can irritate the respiratory tract and can cause coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. Inhalation of ammonia can also cause nose and throat irritation. People can smell the pungent odor of ammonia in air at about 5 parts of ammonia in a million parts of air (ppm).

Why do I smell ammonia after I run?

I usually hear of runners noticing an ammonia smell after running, but that could be sensed as metallic smell or taste too. Usually this means that the body is burning protein for fuel during your runs. If the body is short of glucose for muscle fuel, it reverts to protein metabolism.