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Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Bromhidrosis: Frankly, most people who think they smell bad really don't! if body odor is really severe, this is caused by the apocrine glands in the axillary or ar ... Read More

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Don't try it: That claim is silly. Folks make crooked money telling folks that mainstream deodorants are bad for them, and that some placebo will work as well. You ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Use deodorant: Every grownup is expected in almost every society to use something to keep their natural odor under control. Right or wrong, it's a fact of modern lif ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience Family Medicine
Diet: Sometimes something as simple as your diet can change your body smell. Some chemicals leach into the sweat system and cause body odor. If you're doi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: Intractable body odor needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist. You may need special treatment and/or a letter to your employer. Usually the cause is ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Cauliflower: Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable -- like broccoli, brussell's sprouts, kale, and cabbage. All these foods have sulphur-containing compounds whi ... Read More
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Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Celiac disease: Celiac disease can cause a whole host of problems, and is one of the great mimics. It can cause headaches, weight loss, anemia, infertility, abdomina ... Read More
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A 44-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 female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Good hygiene : Bathing appropriately and allowing your skin to dry completely help a great deal with body odors.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Several caused: These include diabetes, liver or kidney disease. People who eat a lot of curry or garlic can also have a problem in.

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