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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Get full physical: Many substances are excreted in skin, including garlic and onion, but if there is truly a fecal odor, then something may be wrong. You should see you ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Hygiene: If proper hygiene is unsuccessful, contact your physician. Do others smell the odor, or just you? If it's just you, the problem may be ENT or psychol ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Shouldn't : An anal fissure is a crack in the skin surrounding the anus. It causes pain. No reason to cause fecal body odor.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Anal fissure: Fissure in the anal area are very painful, and the pain intensifies with bowel movements. Odor and drainage, while possible, are not the main concern. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
First : First off, try to find out where the odor is emanating from: breath, anal area or no identifiable source. You can ask someone to do a sniff test, if ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Consultation advised: You cannot send messages to a specific physician through this Q & A box. You can consult a specific physician or specialist through a Health Tap C ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Change your diet: You could try some of these suggestions first: eliminate starches and sugars from diet. Eat lots of veggies and protein, less sweet fruits, no starche ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See endocrinologist: There is a genetic disorder which gives one a spoiled fish body odor. See endocrinologist to get checked out.
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A 36-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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Pajaro
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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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