But anything is possible in this crazy world. If he is taking a lot of whey protein powder, he's getting a lot of branched-chain amino acids, and they have an odor of maple syrup. It is likely the result of mild dehydration overnight, especially if your baby doesnât wake for feedings overnight, or sweat buildup due to wearing warm clothes. Maple syrup urine disease is a metabolic disorder that causes certain amino acids to â¦ 9 years ago. Sweet-smelling urine may be caused by diet, diabetes, or maple syrup urine disease. If you notice that your sweat has begun to smell sweet, you should bring it to your doctor's attention. I have never heard of someones sweat smelling like maple syrup. Other than being a smart and goofy kiddo he's pretty regular. 0 0. Sluggish/slow/tiredness and weakness. Unless it hits high concentrations, which, with my new deodorant, never happens. The condition is named for the sweet odor of the urine of untreated babies. Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is inherited, which means it is passed down through families. (If you do, get yourself genetically sampled and market that sh*t.) We all sweat, and we all smell to varying degrees in response to our perspiration. December 14, 2015, 5:25pm #3. My sweat smells like maple syrup!!! This may not always be present in all types. Be sure to tell your babyâs doctor that you're taking fenugreek. I would have your bf go get tested for Maple Syrup Urine disease....it â¦ See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Maple syrup urine odor in children, including diseases and drug side effect causes. Urine smell: Wee smelling like maple syrup could indicate a rare, inherited disorder Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is a condition where the body canât process certain amino acids. Same smell is pervading the Greenwich Village / NYU area -- â¦ People with this condition cannot break down the amino acids leucine, isoleucine, and valine. Like in humans, Canine Diabetes is a serious condition. It is caused by a defect in 1 of 3 genes. And I'm not kidding, either. Anonymous . Some medical conditions (or eating fenugreek in high quantities) can cause urine/sweat to smell like syrup. He could have diaphoresis where he sweat excessively all the time(the stink kind). Maple syrup urine odor in children: Maple syrup urine odor in children is a child's urine that smells like maple syrup. For some reason, some children will periodically have a maple syrup smell in their sweat. But anything is possible in this crazy world. I sometimes catch of whiff of that smell from my daughter, although we â¦ Dogsâ breath often smells funky, and a particularly bad stink can indicate serious illnesses like kidney disease and liver problems. So, sometimes I wake up in the morning and my hands smell exactly like maple syrup. Today, doctors still recognize that some diseases, like yeast infections, carry distinctive odors. Causes. Function . Charlie: Yeah. It is a genetic disorder, very unusual in occurrence. The disease is named so since; urine excreted by the baby or the child smells much like maple syrup. Absolutely, but as far as that goes, Iâd investigate the walls. But I love maple more than chocolate! They eventually spill over into the urine, giving it a maple syrup-like smell. Others claim that it smells like sweet cinnamon. So, before you start worrying about your blood sugar, rest assured that your odor is MOST LIKELY caused by your protein intake. A defect in this metabolism results in the production of a substance in the body which is excreted in the sweat and the urine and smells like maple syrup.