What causes a strong odour in your urine?
Generally, urine does not have an overwhelming smell. However, certain factors have been known to create stronger smelling urine such as:
- Foods containing a smelly sulphur compound, such as asparagus, have been known to alter the odour of urine.
- Taking a vitamin B-6 supplement can change the smell of your urine.
- Being dehydrated, when this occurs your urine is very concentrated and often smells of ammonia.
- Metabolic diseases
- Urinary tract infections
- Bladder infection