I have a 22 month old baby girl who has developed a maple syrup smell within the last 4 - 6 weeks. At first, I thought it was my imagination or the smell of oatmeal lingering from breakfast. But it has continued and has be confirmed by a few other people - they also smell this on her. It is NOT in her urine - just on her. She is otherwise healthy, thriving and growing well. She eats well, sleeps well and is very active. The only other thing that is a bit "odd" is the color of her feces. Over the last week, the color is a blue-green and fairly "bright". It almost seems she ate a crayon or something, but that is not the case. Any suggestions and/or advice would be greatly appreciated!!!
Hi, My 17 month old son has also exhibited a maple syrup smell, but like your daughter, it seems to be on him, not from his urine. I have seen all sorts of articles on Maple Syrup Urine disease, but not much on his situation. I have noticed it about a half a dozen times of the course of maybe the last 6 or 8 months. Have you found out anything about your daughter? Hopefully she is doing fine!
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