A 33-year-old member asked:
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need doctor's help! will kidney disease cause a body odor?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Yes it does, like a fishy odour, specially on the breath called uremic fetor.
Answered on Mar 21, 2015

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