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What does someone in a diabetic coma smell like?

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Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

If the "diabetic coma" is from very low blood sugar, the is no particular smell.
If the "coma" is from very high blood sugar, there may be a sweet, fruity smell.

In brief: It depends

If the "diabetic coma" is from very low blood sugar, the is no particular smell.
If the "coma" is from very high blood sugar, there may be a sweet, fruity smell.
Dr. Jason Beasley
Dr. Jason Beasley
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Classic is

'acetone breath'.

In brief: Classic is

'acetone breath'.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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