Fruity Odor on Breath: 3 Causes and How to Treat It
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3 causes of fruity odors on breath
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Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome (hhs)
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Top Symptoms: nausea or vomiting, being severely ill, severe fatigue, fruity odor on breath, frequent urination
Symptoms that always occur with hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome (hhs): being severely ill
Urgency: Emergency medical service
Questions your doctor may ask about fruity odor on breath
- Have you recently suffered from an infection of any kind including a cold or the flu?
- Are you feeling less alert than normal?
- Have you experienced any nausea?
- Have you felt excessively thirsty?
Self-diagnose with our free Buoy Assistant if you answer yes on any of these questions.
Fruity odor on breath symptom checker statistics
People who have experienced fruity odor on breath have also experienced:
- 7% Fatigue
- 6% Chronically Bad Breath
- 4% Headache
People who have experienced fruity odor on breath were most often matched with:
- 35% Diabetic Ketoacidosis
- 35% Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome (Hhs)
- 30% Liver Failure
Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from Buoy Assistant.