The ammonia smell that you experience could mean nothing... but the burning sensations you notice during urination could indicate an inflammation of the urethra (urethritis). Urethritis can be due to infection, allergy or irritation. A urine analyses and urethral smear are necessary to establish a correct diagnosis and to start proper treatment.
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