Smelly pee on its own is not usually a cause for concern. There are often things you can do to help your pee return to normal.
Pee is usually clear or pale yellow, with a mild smell.
Common things that can make your pee smell stronger include:
Try these things to help keep your pee clear and smelling mild.
These may be symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI).
Other symptoms you have might give you an idea of what's causing your pee to smell. But do not self-diagnose – always see a GP.
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