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Foul odour

Foul odour: Introduction

Foul odour: involves sensing things that aren't there while a person is awake and conscious, foul odors are a type of olfactory hallucination. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Foul odour, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Foul odour:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Foul odour. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Foul odour

Foul odour: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Foul odour, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Foul odour Treatments

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Stories from Users for Foul odour

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Foul odour: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Foul odour may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Foul odour

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Foul odour: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Foul odour

The list below shows some of the causes of Foul odour mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Foul odour?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Foul odour. Of the 19 causes of Foul odour that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Foul odour:

The following list of conditions have 'Foul odour' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Foul odour Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Foul odour based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Foul odour:

    Odour symptoms (148 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Foul odour:

    Fever (2274 causes), Liver failure (451 causes), Kidney failure (369 causes), Brain cancer, Schizophrenia, Psychotic depression, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Hepatic encephalopathy (16 causes), Diabetic ketoacidosis (34 causes)

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