Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell Funny? | Live Science - Pee smells asparagus
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Contains a sulphurous compound called mercaptan (which is also found in rotten eggs, onions and garlic). When your digestive system breaks down mercaptan, by-products are released that cause the strange. As it turns out, everyone's urine is suffused with a distinct odor after eating asparagus. But only some people can detect it. WebMD the.