Is It Possible to Smell Cancer

Cancer Patient Scent: Poop or Dung?

It is not unusual to hear someone say “I smelled something funny when I was sick.” Or even worse, “My mom said my dad died of cancer.” But there are some cancers that don’t have any obvious signs of disease. These include the most common ones such as colon, lung, prostate and throat cancers. They may not show up until years after they started developing symptoms.

The smell of these cancers is sometimes described as “poop” or “dung”.

What exactly do these terms mean? Does it matter which one you choose? If you were asked to pick just one, would you prefer to be called a pooper or a bum?

Let’s take a look at both of them!

What Exactly Do People Mean When They Say Pooping Cancer Patients Smell Like?

Pooping Cancer patients often complain of having a foul smell. Some people think it might be because their bodies are fighting off infection or other diseases. Others believe that it could be due to the chemicals used in medical procedures. Still others claim that it is simply from all the dead human waste being flushed down toilets throughout the day. Whatever the reason, many people have reported feeling nauseous upon smelling this type of cancer smell.

There are two types of feces that can be smelled on the body. The first one is known as feces-i (as in 1). It is a form of bacteria that is created by the human gut. It produces a foul-smelling gas which can be detected by the nose. This means that poopi cancer patients will usually smell like poop.

Feces-ii (as in 2) is a little different.

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