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Common causes of smelly pee include certain types of food, like asparagus or coffee, not drinking enough fluids and urinary tract infections (UTIs).

To keep your pee clear and smelling mild, drink plenty of fluids, particularly water. Drink more in hot weather and when exercising.

Smelly pee on its own is not usually a cause for concern. There are often things you can do to help, like making sure you drink plenty of fluids.

Page last reviewed: 16/10/2023
Next review due: 16/10/2026