Unless you can identify an obvious cause, however, stool with a metallic odor should be reported to your physician for further investigation. If the smell of your poop is different and clearly offensive, however, there may be a deeper issue at work. Everybody poops. How to Cut a Papaya. First, papayas are an excellent source of fiber. The best way to tell if your papaya is ripe and edible is to cut it open to inspect its flesh and smell. While poo’s smell is characteristically grim, you’ve probably become accustomed to what your own stool should smell like. An unripe papaya will have no smell, while a ripe papaya will smell slightly sweet. While poop has its own…special aroma, it’s not supposed to stink so badly that you regret even having the ability to smell. And no one's poop smells what you'd call "good." While our bodies do not actually digest fiber it does help feed the good bacteria in our microbiomes for better digestion and well-being. But, like anything else that is well past its use by date, the smell is pungent. I am not sure what gene this is, but it is a genetic trait. Actually, there are many reasons why papaya is a popular natural remedy for constipation. If the fruit is fresh, Papaya has a very pleasant smell. Perhaps you're a Super Smeller. Why does papaya make you poop? To eat the fruit though, requires one to develop an acquired taste as the flesh can be bitter . First, cut off the stem. If it does, that can have some implications for your health. Clearly metallic-smelling bowel movements may be the sign of something entirely harmless like iron supplements or antibiotics. An overripe papaya will have a too-sweet smell and then a rotten smell. I think cilantro smells like soap and newborn poop like apricots. Your poop could smell different Anecdotally, Weinandy says some patients say their bowel movements are more, uh, pungent. It may be easier to smell the ripeness of a papaya by holding its stem to your nose. The bottom line: Get checked out if your stools smell metallic. "I have quite a few patients who complain of it smelling worse," she says. It also helps bulk up our stools for healthy elimination of toxins.