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Any past history of diabetes or related issues?
Her mother has
Any sinus or dental issues?
Is smell fruity kind of?
no dental or sinus issues for her
Was blood sugar level checked recently?
Very, very, strong....anise smell or absmith alcohol odor
it will open up your sninuses when you smell her breath from nose or mouth
The last time she was border line on the blood sugar but ok
When was that?
two weeks back it was so strong...that she did not go to work for fear someone would think that she was drinking
two weeks ago Aug 15, 16, 17
And now again...
she has never had this problem before
I meant when was sugar levels tested.
Hmm...abt two months back during her annual physical
Are there any other symptoms or medical issues?
Her thyroid was killed by radation 2 years ago and she takes a pill a day to compensate for a non functional thyroid
and she keeps having hmm...lesions in the vaginal area and itching on and off plus frequent bruises on her inner thighs that she can not explain
she has taken stuff for yeast infections etc....
but it really according to her Dr was only a mild infection at the time
but it never seemed to help her
the medicine for that
her symptoms come and go
but always appear during the work week
she will come home this way
Generally yeast infection are common in diabetics and immunocompromised individuals.
but the smell odor has only come up on the weekend in the evening
I have asked to seeher tests results lately
but she says that they no longer do some testes for Herpes etc as she said her Dr says that Herpes has crossed the line and it is hard to tell and
What kind of yeast infection is it? which body part is involved?
everyone has it now
vaginal only....but very litte discharge if you look inside
she did not even know
until her Dr performed a pelvic exam
So, why is this happening?
Diabetes or HIV or something?
From the details I guess she should be tested for ketones.
BTY, I do not have HIV and we have beeen together for 3 years
Ketones can be seen in diabetes and are one of the common cause of such odor.
So, that could explain her vaginal problems, the bruising and the odor?
Ketoacidosis is one of the complication of diabetes.I think that is the first possibility which needs to be ruled out.
Ok, anything else?
Yes, diabetics are prone for yeast infection.And commonly they may not respond to routine treatments.
I guess she should consider a clinical evaluation and get primary investigations done.
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