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Old 05-11-2009, 08:17 AM   #1
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Sweet smelling stools

For about two months I have noticed that my stool smell increasingly sweet. It is very strange, but that's the only way I can describe it to you. Anyone has suggestions about what this could be and what should I do?

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Old 05-11-2009, 05:31 PM   #2
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Re: Sweet smelling stools

Are you, or could you be, diabetic? Diabetic ketoacidosis (a build up of ketones and acid in the blood) could be very serious and can cause a fruity or sweet chemical-like odor to stools. I think it's more common in type 1 diabetes.

Have you had any changes to your diet recently? Any new medications? Any colds/flu?

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