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A 23-year-old member asked:

Does sweet smelling / mango like odor in the armpits mean type 2 diabetes?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Arm pit smell: Trans-3-methyl-2 hexenoic acid is found in armpit glands of Asians and Caucasians. It has a fruity smell and reported smell sometimes found in people with schizophrenia.
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