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Urostomy

Nutritional advice and diet tips for people living with a urostomy.
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Unless your healthcare team gives you specific instructions, people with a urostomy do not need a special diet. However, there are a few tips you may want to keep in mind to avoid infections and urine odors:

  • Drink at least six to eight cups (48-64 ounces) of water and other fluids per day.
  • You may want to limit certain foods that cause urine odor. These include1:
  • Asparagus
  • Fish
  • Eggs
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetables, such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale and brussels sprouts
  • Cheese
  • Baked beans
  • Onions

Some foods help fight urine odor. You may want to increase your intake of: 

  • Cranberry juice
  • Buttermilk
  • Parsley
  • Yogurt

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