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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

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Food you ate: Often, the food you eat can be smelled through your skins pores, especially if they are high in spices, etc. Try to play detective and note if you ar ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably fungal: Infection. Both those areas are dark and can be moist. Giving way to fungal growth and foul odor. Keep area clean and dry. Use anti fungal cream ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah McGregor
43 years experience Preventive Medicine
Can't say, Try this: Add bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda to your bathing routine. Douse it liberally over areas of concern. Rinse throughly. Repeat. Consider mass ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not 'acidic': 'pop' claims about 'acid' and 'alkaline' body types are totally made up. Certain bacteria that some people have degrade certain products in your sweat ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Details??: Body odor comes from sweating + bacterial activity on the skin. It may only be a question of beetter hygiene.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Urine odor: Urine is often odorless. There are some diseases like diabetes that may create odors in the urine and some bacteria that grow in standing urine may pr ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible viral inf.: Temp + 100.9For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: It is possible---leave it off and see if it improves. If not see your doctor.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yeast infection?: like cultured milk? It has something to do with yeast I'm sure. Just not what exactly that I can imagine. Perhaps you have been using milk products ... Read More
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Body odor: I am not sure why that is happening but for starters you must see your doctor soon to work on this. I hope family and friends are not complaining abo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: There is a 'pop' claim that mainstream deodorants and antiperspirants cause cancer, alzheimer's, and everything else, and that you need to use some 'n ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samir Zaina
16 years experience Family Medicine
Thanks for asking!: Yes. Any moist area is prone to have risk of having a fungal infection. Food may also affect.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hicks
42 years experience Family Medicine
GERD: Treat the heartburn with an otc Prilosec or tagamet or Zantac (ranitidine) if the symptom don't resolve see your physician it may be two things and n ... Read More
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A 34-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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: They can't as long as the water is clean and your towel isn't mildewed.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Interesting question: You almost certainly have thiamine deficiency. Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1 plays an important part in protein metabolism. A defect in this meta ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: This might be normal and it can be what you eat too.
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
34 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hygiene: Usually poor hygiene. You see your doctor that there is no underlying cause
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: It seems u may be having infection. See u urologist for evaluation and work up.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: No.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Tumeric: Only your family and friends might notice something but would be too kind to say anything. Better still, stop eating turmeric for a week and see if y ... Read More

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