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My urine smells like the food I ate a few hours back

** August *.
on 9/29/10 10:38 am - Newmarket, Canada
Is this normal, is this ketotisis sympton?
All my best in your journey!

on 9/29/10 10:52 am
normal for me I am sure others will pipe in
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on 9/29/10 10:59 am - Ottawa, Canada
I'm not going to ask how you found out as long as you don't ask me to confirm.
** August *.
on 9/29/10 11:07 am - Newmarket, Canada
LMAO, I promise I did not shove my face in the toilet.

Its a strong smell, as soon as it comes out O ya.. I had chicken for lunch didnt I.

All my best in your journey!

on 9/29/10 11:10 am - Ottawa, Canada

I'm just sayin', the mental image alone is enough. I'm easily amused!

on 9/29/10 11:08 am - Windsor, Canada
I was told this was the case when I started with the NUT...

yup I guess it's normal.....

Surgeon's goal 155 - 160
NUT goal 140
My own personal goal  125.

HW  237(Optifast weight)  SW  214   CW  111

Yummy recipies to try.....  
(deactivated member)
on 9/29/10 11:11 am
Eat shrimp.
Tracey 112205
on 9/29/10 11:12 am - Bumfuknowhere, Canada
Strong smelling urine is usually a sign that you are dehydrated.  I've never had my urine smell like food other than onions and garlic.  They seem to just make the whole body smell.
on 9/29/10 12:37 pm - brantford, Canada
 Hi Carrie i get that when my urine smells like what i ate a few hours back.i was told it could be cause because i have not drank enough water i was dehydrated.i hope that this problem goes away.if you are concerned about i would ask your surgeon about it.all the best of luck to you in your journey.
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on 9/29/10 12:59 pm
Lap Band on 04/18/06 with
Carrie, your urine will strong smell and your breath will be stinky (no nice way to say it lol) when your in ketosis.
on 9/29/10 3:23 pm - Canada
I really don't know what to say....just wanted to participate in this thread.

My urine smells like what I've been eating.....but only when I drink my own pee!!! LOL!

I have, honestly, never heard of this before. I would suggest drinking more water. As was said earlier, it may be dehydration that is causing the strong smell.

DS Facts
on 9/29/10 3:28 pm
If you were a DSer you'd be seeing what you ate in your BMs haha. Hard to say which is worse!
** August *.
on 9/29/10 3:32 pm - Newmarket, Canada
REALLY?!?!?! OMY I did not know that at all!
All my best in your journey!

DS Facts
on 9/29/10 3:33 pm
HAHA YES! Depends on the food but remember most of our intestine is bypassed, sometimes some food moves through really quick =)
on 9/29/10 6:40 pm - Ottawa, Canada
There's just things in life I just could have gone on not knowing about. haha
DS Facts
on 9/29/10 6:42 pm
hee hee hee


It's not often, just every once and a while. It's one of those inside conversations only post-op DSers usually have =)

hee hee hee
on 9/30/10 8:21 am - Ottawa, Canada

I mean, it all makes perfect sense.

But it's not something I just think of. Now I'll always know, Bev. Thanks. Thanks a lot. ;)
on 9/29/10 6:41 pm
Is it good to be in the ketosis state?  doesn't it mean you body is burning fat?
on 9/30/10 12:43 am - Windsor, Canada
Hmm, I was the opposite, all my food smelled like pee to me lol....made me not want to eat at all!
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on 9/30/10 7:44 am - Niagara Falls, Canada
Wish there was a "LIKE" button on some of these comments!!!  LOL