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A sulfur smell in urine is most often the result of eating asparagus, says WebMD. This is due to the breakdown of methyl mercaptan and other sulfur compounds in asparagus. More »

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Urine containing a low level of water can smell like ammonia, according to Mayo Clinic. It can also be a sign of infection or urinary stones, WebMD adds. Sweat that smells like ammonia may be a sign of too much protein a... More »

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A smell of sulfur coming from a car's exhaust pipe is a good sign that there is a problem with the catalytic converter, according to Cars Direct. The smell, similar to rotten eggs, indicates that the sulfur present in ga... More »

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Having a high protein count in urine can be the result of kidney disease or other chronic medical condition, or it may be something temporary, states American Kidney Fund. Healthy kidneys should not allow an excessive am... More »

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There are gender differences in the odor of human urine, according to Nature World News. The hormone estratetraenol is only in female urine, and its scent produces a different reaction in straight men versus straight wom... More »

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