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Skin smells sickly sweet


A few days ago I woke up and noticed that there was a really sweet smell coming from my skin. It smells almost like apple juice. Obviously I tried showering, no difference, it's coming from inside, stronger in my sweat. I have also been much more fatigued then usual which is odd as I have always been the person whose only needed about 4 hours of sleep and never take naps.

Other then this issue I am a healthy and active 22 year old. I eat a very healthy vegetarian diet and I make sure I get enough protein through "fake meat" products. I also take vitamins and work out on a daily basis.

Any ideas as to what is wrong? I have only been able to find ties to diabetes and I have no family history of that on either side and it doesn't seem to fit with my healthy lifestyle, but you never know.  

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363281 tn?1518219421
My first thought was possibly diabetes. I am not sure what else could cause it. I would ask my doctor for a fasting glucose blood draw, this might give some insight as to what is going on.
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way off the beaten track!, BC
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