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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

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

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What does it mean when ur stools smell sweet?

What does it mean when ur stools smell sweet?

In digested sugars: Does it happen with all foods? Have your stools gotten soft or bulky? You may be lacking enzymes necessary to break down the sugars so they accumulate and the stools smell sweet. You should probably see a gastroenterologist if it continues. ...Read more

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My granddaughter has bowel problems she is 12 and had glandular fever this time last year. The stool smells like perfume/sweet ?

My granddaughter has bowel problems she is 12 and had glandular fever this time last year. The stool smells like perfume/sweet ?

Sweet smelling stool: There may be an overgrowth of yeast in your child's intestines possibly due to the antibiotics given to your granddaughter for the glandular fever. Consult her doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for feces to smell sweet?

Is it possible for feces to smell sweet?

I guess, but…: I guess it is possible, since the sense of smell is subjective. I've never heard of anyone describing that smell as sweet though. It doesn't indicate any sort of illness that I'm aware of. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why does my stool smell so bad? What could be making my bowel movements smell worse?

Why does my stool smell so bad? What could be making my bowel movements smell worse?

Be seen: Be seen by your physician and they can analyze your stool for many things that could be at work here. ...Read more

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Why dose my urin and stool smell like iron or rust?

Get them tested .: You can get enough reassurance by getting tested.Are you taking any iron/multivitamin prep. Note for any change in the colour of urine/stool. Dark smoky urine/red tinged / pink urine all are possible with varying degrees of blood in urine. Stool if has digested blood from bleeding tendency in the intestinal system , high in stomach/small intestine , colour appears from tarry black/brown/maroon. ...Read more

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Why do my stools smell like cat litter? No, i don't have a cat.

Stool odor: This is dependent upon what you are eating and what the bacterial flora of your colon is like. Outside of extremely foul smelling stools which can be a sign of some types of infection, it is very difficult if not impossible to pinpoint the etiology of your feces odor. ...Read more

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