The smell of urine in early pregnancy
In pregnant women urine urination and quantity of urine increases. If odor of urine in pregnancy has changed, then there is a problem. Women tell that in the early stages the urine smell has changed so much that to take a bath with other family members is not possible. Why the abrupt change of flavor, this is the norm or not, what is important in this problem, and how to protect yourself and your baby — will be discussed below.
The sharp smell of urine is associated with the volume and concentration of numerous substances released from the kidney. Urine with a high content of water has a weak odor, while urine with the slag, can have a powerful odor. Women in an interesting position changes the smell of urine dramatically. This is due to hormones because a woman’s body produces more hormones during pregnancy. Experts say that urine smell during pregnancy is completely normal, if related to hormones.
But if the problem lies in the infections, then it’s not so safe. If there is a pungent aroma along with itching, irritation or pain, then, most likely, there is a risk of vaginal infection, bacterial infections. When infection is the source of the odor, then the doctor will prescribe treatment to get rid of bacteria.
Statistics show that 65% of women during pregnancy suffer from an unpleasant smell of urine because of hormonal disorders, and hesitated to tell about it. Remember the reasons for him to feel embarrassed no.
Does the smell of urine in early pregnancy?
Sharp, strong smell of urine during pregnancy in women appears already on the first or second week. Many sources change the aroma of urine is recommended to considered the first sign of pregnancy. Technically is true. After the fertilized egg travels through the fallopian tube, begins to form the placenta. The purpose of the placenta to protect the child. Cells produce during the first 8-11 years of weeks too many hormones. As a consequence, hormonal changes the aroma of the biological fluid of the expectant mother.
In early pregnancy the hormones double every 2-3 days. After 11 weeks, the level of hormones stabiliziruemost slightly decreasing before the birth. Note that not all women feel the aroma of the oils changed. In fact, compared to other symptoms of pregnancy (morning sickness, fatigue and craving for food), the change ducky the urine may be almost imperceptible.
Pathological causes of changes in urine odor in pregnant
Not only hormonal malfunctions — the reason that the urine of pregnant women smells. This can happen because:
- Lack of adequate hydration. Pregnant women are advised to drink 8-10 glasses a day. Salty urine with an unpleasant odor indicates the lack of water in the body. Try increasing your daily water intake as long as the urine clears. This may mean that urination will occur again for 2-3 hours, but it also means sufficient water intake.
- Violation of the microflora of the vagina. Flavor changes due to the inflammation of the genital organs, the appearance of infections and bacteria.
- Of diabetes if the fragrance has changed dramatically after the 9th week.
- Tumors in the urinary tract. Such cases are rare, but also occur in practice.
Other causes of odor
A pregnant woman worsen sensitive organs, including the nose. If the expectant mother feels that urine smell, it is quite possible that she just is much more sensitive than usual. On the one hand, this nasal sensitivity useful, allows the woman to feel from the cigarette smoke, save the fruit in this way. In other words, the urine may smell like before pregnancy, but the woman will still feel that stinks. This hypersensitivity will be held after the birth.
Another cause of the odor lies in the fact that the increase in urination causes mild relaxation of the muscular tissue of the bladder and urethra. This can lead to some involuntary leakage of oils from the bladder or incontinence of urine. Most often this occurs when the future mom is sneezing, coughing, laughing or straining. Even a small amount of leakage can cause smell urine. Leakage is a common phenomenon during pregnancy, affects 30-50% women. Begins in the first trimester of pregnancy.
If an unpleasant odor has been observed for a long time during pregnancy, it is very important to consult a doctor to determine the cause and, if necessary, assign the appropriate treatment.
Such problems are easily corrected. For example, to drink more fluids, use shims to do the exercises for the hips. Vaginal or urinary tract infection requires medical treatment as soon as possible. So you need to call the doctor at the first sensations that along with the smell of urine, the body temperature rises, there is a fever or back pain. These symptoms may indicate a kidney infection, which requires immediate treatment with antibiotics.