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What could cause my urine to have a fruity, sweet smell?

What could cause my urine to have a fruity, sweet smell?

Unclear: However, in diabetes with poor control a substance called ketones causes some smell like that. Without diabetes, different foods could cause changes in urine characteristics. ...Read more

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My urine has a sickly sweet smell about it what does this mean?

My urine has a sickly sweet smell about it what does this mean?

Urine Odor: It could be from foods that are ingested. Some foods like asparagus are notorious for this. You also could have s bladder infection. You may want to see you doctor and have a urinalysis to make sure there is nothing wrong. ...Read more

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What does sweet smell of urine indicate?

What does sweet smell of urine indicate?

Diabetes: You need to see your family doctor and be tested for diabetes. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits smell like spoiled milk and a little sweet smell? Could it be from dairy products?

Why do my armpits smell like spoiled milk and a little sweet smell? Could it be from dairy products?

Apocrine glands: The arm puts have apocrine sweat glands the top part of the cell will dissolve and causes the smell Hormones have a big role ...Read more

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I have an awful pain in my back near the right side and my urine has a sweet smell to it. Do you know what could cause this? I am not diabetic.

I have an awful pain in my back near the right side and my urine has a sweet smell to it. Do you know what could cause this? I am not diabetic.

We need more informa: You may have a urinary tract infection or kidney infection if you have pain or burning during urination.There can be many causes of pain in the back on right side and you should consult your doctor to find out what is causing it. ...Read more

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My vagina has a sweet smell what does that mean?

My vagina has a sweet smell what does that mean?

Vagina: The smell of your vagina can be related to the ph within the vagina. Many factors may cause changes within the vagina including infections, menstrual periods, pregnancy, and diet. ...Read more

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Why does my vaginal discharge have a sweet smell?

Why does my vaginal discharge have a sweet smell?

See a Gynecologist: A sweet smell can be caused by sugar in your urine, glucosuria, which could occur if you have developed diabetes.
Some personal lubricants like Astroglide, have sugars in them, glycerine, which is sweet in taste.
The most common odor in a vaginal discharge is a fishy smell caused by bacterial vaginosis.
Other diseases like Maple syrup urine disease are very rare. ...Read more

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A sweet smell is released when I sneeze. Why is this?

A sweet smell is released when I sneeze. Why is this?

Diabetic?: Diabetic ketoacidosis can cause a sweet odor, so can elevated blood sugar without being ketotic. Ketosis in non diabetics is usually a bad odor. So my best guess would be you're diabetic and your sugars are not controlled! ...Read more

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What is a white vaginal discharge that has a sweet smell?

What is a white vaginal discharge that has a sweet smell?

Sounds normal: There is nearly always at least a little bit of vaginal discharge, which is perfectly normal, and the odor could be described as slightly sweet. ...Read more

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My discharge is clear, stretchy, and sometimes has some pink blood with a sweet smell. I had a baby 7 weeks ago, what does this mean?

My discharge is clear, stretchy, and sometimes has some pink blood with a sweet smell. I had a baby 7 weeks ago, what does this mean?

Need more info: Have you had a period since you had the baby? Are you breastfeeding? If you haven't had a period, maybe you are ovulating and in two weeks you will have a period. If you have had this discharge since having the baby, and it is getting less and less, then it's part of normal post partum discharge. Talk to your doctor for more evaluation if worried. ...Read more

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24 year old female suffering from extreme night sweats for the past few weeks that have a sickly sweet smell. What could be the cause of this?

24 year old female suffering from extreme night sweats for the past few weeks that have a sickly sweet smell. What could be the cause of this?

See doctor promptly: Night sweats—severe enough to warrant changing your night garments— may be due to an internal abscess or to lymphoma. See a doctor promptly. ...Read more

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I cant explain this sweet smell I having in my nose. Kinda scary. Been going on now for a couple months. Every day.

I cant explain this sweet smell I having in my nose. Kinda scary. Been going on now for a couple months. Every day.

Saline spray: It could be a foreign body but it could also be snot. Try using nasal saline spray for one week twice a day to each nostril. See if it helps. If you have a seizure history it could also be an aura. Hope this helps ...Read more

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I'm only 16 yrs old and today I noticed there is a somewhat thick sweet smell coming from my vagina, I wasn't sure what it might mean, any suggestions?

I'm only 16 yrs old and today I noticed there is a somewhat thick sweet smell coming from my vagina, I wasn't sure what it might mean, any suggestions?

Could be normal: Start with a daily bath, wash the area with soap and water. Wear cotton underwear to let the area breathe. If symptoms remain troublesome please see your pediatrician or gynecologist. ...Read more

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After I get done running, I smell a sweet smell in my nose, why?

After I get done running, I smell a sweet smell in my nose, why?

Garlic?: Do you use any nose sprays or drops? It could be what you have been eating, including garlic. Hard to say without a thorough history and exam. ...Read more

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Hi sweet smell in nose for some times comes for the which reason??

Hi sweet smell in nose for some times comes for the which reason??

Explanation: May be nothing except high sensitivity to smell. Some people may have it without and diseases. ...Read more

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My period blood smells really sweet I can't explain the sweet smell what could it be?

My period blood smells really sweet I can't explain the sweet smell what could it be?

Smell: As long as there are no other symptoms, I wouldn't worry about how your period blood smells. Blood smells different depending on how old it is. ...Read more

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Why does my six year old daughter's urine have a weird sweet smell to it and her skin when she sweat?

Why does my six year old daughter's urine have a weird sweet smell to it and her skin when she sweat?

Diabetes?: If she is having frequent urination, excessive thirst or family Hx of diabetis you need to consult her pediatrician, blood & urine test should be done. ...Read more

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I have a constant sweet smell in my nose, everything about me smells sweet, people tell me that I don't smell, it is driving me crazy?

I have a constant sweet smell in my nose, everything about me smells sweet, people tell me that I don't smell, it is driving me crazy?

Sweet smell: Rarely hear this, usually people complain of bad smell. You had a recent low blood sugar, you should keep monitoring your blood sugar. Try stopping all fragrant soaps and body lotions and all unnecessary supplements and see if it goes away. ...Read more

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I been experiencing a smell for the last 6 months or so, sweet smell, there most of the time, my gas smells similar as well, does cancer smell?

I been experiencing a smell for the last 6 months or so, sweet smell, there most of the time, my gas smells similar as well, does cancer smell?

May be: It is not established, but it has been reported that dogs can smell some cancers. What you described is not likely to be related to cancer. It may be more of the nature of olfactory hallucination.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Hello. I have noticed a sweet smell along with a dark colored (almost black) discharge staining my underwear. I am mid cycle, and have had sex.

Discharge: If you have a heavy vaginal discharge you may have a vaginal infection. Bacterial infections usually have a foul odor, but other types may not. If the discharge persists have a gynecologist evaluate you. ...Read more

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Can meds give a order in urine? How much I shower I can still smell it wonder if others can to. Even if I spray perfume, almost a sweet smell. Help

Can meds give a order in urine? How much I shower I can still smell it wonder if others can to. Even if I spray perfume, almost a sweet smell. Help

Urine odor: Certian medications including antibiotics and vitamins due cause urine odor. Excessive order can also be due to infection or other illness. Urine analysis and culture may be the initial evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a thick white discharge with a sweet smell, and in the past week or so when I have to urinate it hits me all at once! ?

Yeast infection: Try using an over-the-counter product like GyneLotrimin (clotrimazole) or Monostat for Candidal yeast infections. If that doesn't work, then please visit your primary care physician or OB-Gyn for further treatment. ...Read more

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Sweet smelling urine and having a liver mass concerning? I am a 24 year old female. For the last 4 days, I have been on a daniel's fast but my urine has a sweet smell for the last 36 hours. I also have a mass in my liver and am having pain on my right upp

Sweet smelling urine and having a liver mass concerning? I am a 24 year old female. For the last 4 days, I have been on a daniel's fast but my urine has a sweet smell for the last 36 hours. I also have a mass in my liver and am having pain on my right upp

Hello.: Hello. I just reviewed daniels’ diet in order to answer your question. If one ate a preponderance of fruit, it could raise blood sugar levels significantly. If there is any diabetic predisposition, then it could cause urine to be spilled in the urine. People with uncontrolled diabetes can have sweet smelling urine. It can occur in reaction to medications, metabolism of certain foods. There is also a rare cause called mapple syrup urine disorder which is a neurologic condition that affects infants and children.
The other thing to be aware of, is that your body may be detoxifying as the result of this diet. This can allow the release of stored toxins and free radicals. I don't know why you have a liver mass. Issues involving the gallbladder and bladder can sometimes radiate to the back. I think you would need to talk to your doctor to see if this is concerning or not; because there are lot of different factors in the scenario that you present with. Take care. ...Read more

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I have been having pelvic pain with vaginal discharge that's thick and gooy with a sweet smell... Pressing on my pelvic area hurts aswell... Any ideas?

A little unusual: That description of the discharge is a little unusual, but my first concern would be for a possible sexually transmitted infection. Chlamydia, and especially gonorrhea can cause a lot of discharge. The vaginitis conditions can sometimes cause pelvic pain as well (yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis), but not typically. ...Read more