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Urinary Disorders

Dark, smelly urine

04/14/2008

Question:

I started experiencing a strong odor in my urine early January. it has developed into a dark burnt orange color and extreme odor now. Also I have no energy and experiencing dizziness/light headed as well. I am a 32 yr old female who had a hysterycrtomy 15 months ago from cervical cancer. My question is what could be going on and what level should I be concerned?

Answer:

It appears as though you are having a chronic urinary tract infection, for which you should immediately see your physician for work up and proper treatment.

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Response by:

Ahmad  Hamidinia, MD Ahmad Hamidinia, MD
Formerly, Professor of Clinical Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati