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I smell like alcohol and my coworkers think i drink on my

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i smell like alcohol and my coworkers think i drink on my lunch, but i dont what could be the cause.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
Is it breath/sweat/skin?
Do they take any medication?
Since how long have you been suffering from?
Thanks.
Waiting for your response.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi We can continue after this if you'd like but most likely the problem is that you have diabetes that isn't under control and with the high blood sugar in your system you are in ketoacidosis and that makes the breath and the sweat have an acetone-like odor. You need to see a doctor about this and get some blood work done