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Strong Smelling Urine

Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

During early pregnancy urine may become darker in colour and/or have a stronger or different smell than usual – be sure to drink plenty of water (at least 8 glasses a day). If you are experiencing any pain you should speak with your doctor as it could also be a sign of a urinary tract infection. This change in smell or strength may also be due, in part, to an increased sense of smell some women experience in very early pregnancy.

Comparison Chart

The chart below shows a comparison between the number of times this symptom was experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.


**NOTE: Data for 15-21 dpo tends to be lower than expected as many women stop tracking symptoms after a positive pregnancy test.

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What Day Past Ovulation are you? Is this a new symptom?
  • 2 weeks ago » helen338 said:
    13 days po and extremely strong and dark urine especially in a morning .
  • 3 weeks ago » Mrs_Daisy said:
    9dpo and frequent urination that has a ripe fruit smell to it
  • 3 weeks ago » ctymom said:
    10dpo and I've had strong smelling urine for a couple of days. I drink plenty so hoping it's a good sign.
  • 4 weeks ago » ctymom said:
    6dpo and strong urine smell...hoping bfp will follow
  • 5 weeks ago » SLG_babyhopes said:
    8dpo noticing my urines smell more today, hope its a good sign!
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