DEAR Dr. Fritz,
Cheers to you. I am Che che. I am just wondering because my pee kind of smells. I am starting to get worried. Do I need to really get worried? What could be the reasons for this?
I hope to hear from you soon. Thank you.
-Che che of Davao Oriental
Dear Che che of Davao Oriental,
Your pee is just a mix of water and what is left as waste from our kidneys. If your pee has a lot of water in it, you won’t expect much odor from it. But, if there are more ammonia odor to it, that means that you lack water and you need to drink more.
Of course, certain foods, like asparagus, or onions and garlic can make the smell of your pee different. Other supplements can too. You only need to add more water and other fluids that are free from caffeine.
Alright, let’s see what’s in store and what’s likely causing your smelly pee.
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