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Why Does My Stool Smell Sweet
Why does my stool smell sweet?Could it be a lack of an enzyme or candida? It looks normal its just the smell thats different.Took 500abx 6 months ago
Don't know: I don't know, but i wouldn't worry about it. "sweet smelling stool" is not a sign of anything bad that we learn about in medical school. It could be worse...It could smell like stool! ...Read more
I have Crohn's disease and have noticed my stools smell sweet? I am currently in remission and on no medication. I have also had no diet changes
Sweet stool: In general, a sweet odor to the stool is not worrisome. It could possibly be due to syrupy medications (which you say you are not taking) or due to not digesting sugars in the diet properly, which is unlikely if you are not symptomatic. I do not feel you need to see your doctor about this alone, but if it persists or you have new symptoms, bring it up at your next follow-up visit. Good luck. ...Read more
My granddaughter has bowel problems she is 12 and had glandular fever this time last year. The stool smells like perfume/sweet ?
I have had sweet , fruity smelling urine for a couple weeks now. My feces also smells strangely fruity and my urine has been cloudy but no other symp?
Possible causes: The things you eat and drink can affect the smell and appearance of both your urine and feces. The other concern for a fruity or sweet smelling urine is the possibility of diabetes. If you have a family history of diabetes, you should see your primary care physician and have the appropriate tests performed. ...Read more
Be seen: Be seen by your physician and they can analyze your stool for many things that could be at work here. ...Read more
1 year female has been having rancid stool for 5 days now. Suddenly the stool is a light sand color & gritty with the rancid smell. Is this more than?
Fever? Appetite?: Hi Amanda179. Stool texture and smell usually have to do with diet changes. One-year old children are starting to expand their diets and this changes their intestinal flora. Think if the child has eaten any new foods in the last few days. That said, fever, low energy, and low appetite can be a sign of something more serious, as can blood or pus in the stool. ...Read more
Here the last week or so I have been having oily stools. They do not smell and the oily residue is clear. Not sure what it is?
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