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What does it mean when ur stools smell sweet?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Brad Eilerman
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Stool smells

Certain infections like rotavirus and c.
Diff have very distinct smells which one cold say has a foul-sweet smell. Malabsorption can cause a fatty stool that smells like rotting food.

In brief: Stool smells

Certain infections like rotavirus and c.
Diff have very distinct smells which one cold say has a foul-sweet smell. Malabsorption can cause a fatty stool that smells like rotting food.
Dr. Brad Eilerman
Dr. Brad Eilerman
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