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Urine smells like insulin

Patient: My urine smells strongly like insulin (my diabetic mother uses injection insulin so i recognize the smell). i am not diabetic myself, although i do frequently have low blood sugar (35 – 45) even after eating. should i be worried about the smell?

 

 

Symptoms: urine smells like insulin

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for your question. We are unable to to determine what could actually be causing this odour. We recommend that you see your doctor and have a urine test performed. Urine odour can change from time to time as a normal phenomenon, however sudden changes in odour could be indicative of an underlying illness. For further evaluation, we recommend that you see your doctor.Thank you for choosing askthedoctor.com

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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