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My urian has turned a dark color and has a strong odor. This

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My urian has turned a dark color and has a strong odor. This has just happened in the last week. I am 70 yrs old... do have Diabetes but it has not been a problem because it is controled. I have been drinking lots of water... what could cause something like this.. is there anything I can do today or until I can get a Dr. Appointment that might help.
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Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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This is likely a urinary tract infection

You need antibiotics

You should try to see a doctor today for this

It will require antibiotics to heal

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