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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sweat: It is acted on by skin bacteria to produce b.O. The only treatment is good hygiene.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Poor hygiene: Excess sweating. Eating highly seasoned foods like garlic, not bathing frequently, having skin infections, certain body secretions, incontinence - all ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Daily hygiene starts: With soap shower or bath, desoderant and/or antiperspirant. Some use talcum. Attention to feet may harbor fungi, and persistant issues in the private ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Body odor: Be grateful. I presume you wash and dress carefully every day.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Can be: Caused by poor body hygiene or secondary to food or medication you ingested. Also, make sure that you're not the only one who smells the odor before i ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Opeoluwa Eleyinafe
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Different things: I'd like more information. Is this an odor that's been persistent, or just appeared recently? Is this an odor that only you're aware of, or other pe ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Pajaro
33 years experience Pediatrics
Diet change: I assume you are using a good deodorant soap. That said. Most of our body odor is due to the spices we have in our diet and the amount of meat we c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Shower daily: Shower or bathe daily and wash everywhere with deodorant soap especially the underarms. Change clothes and wear clean clothes, undergarments, socks da ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Perhaps: If your diet is rich in foods like garlic , onions, etc. And other pungent foods then eliminating these may help. If your odor persists and your diet ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
B.O.: Wash more frequently and use an antibacterial soap. If regular deodorant does not solve the problem, consult a dermatologist. Use a topical antibiot ... Read More
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