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Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

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, abdominal pain. And some patients do complain of a change in their body odor. I would ask your doctor to check your blood tests for the typical antibodies associated with celiac disease, and if you carry the diagnosis, explore possible gluten contamination ...Read more

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Body Odor (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Body odor? ANS: hard go describe but you know it ...Read more


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Does tumeric causes bad body odor ?

Does tumeric causes bad body odor ?

See below: It is possible---leave it off and see if it improves. If not see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes bad body odor?

Agree w Dr. Carlin.: There are also possible medical causes. Trimethylaminuria (TMAU), liver disease, renal disease & diabetes can cause body odor. ...Read more

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What cause black menstrual blood with odor. Really bad odor like something is dead?

What cause black menstrual blood with odor. Really bad odor like something is dead?

Oxidation: If you cut your finger cooking at first bleeding would be bright red. As the iron in blood oxidizes it becomes dark red then forms a brown scab as it oxidizes further. The same holds true for vaginal bleeding. The blood oxidizes during transit from the cervix to outside. It gets darker, then brownish black during this transit depending on how long it takes. It oxidizes. Hence, too, the odor. ...Read more

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What to do with body odor problems? What kills the odor causing bacteria?

What to do with body odor problems? What kills the odor causing bacteria?

You can't stop BO: You can't kill all bacteria. Most of them are important for our health so don't blame them for your bad odor. Occasionally bacteria grow out of control and cause odor, then antibiotics are used but most of the time it is poor hygiene. If attention to hygiene does not solve the problem, then look for a medical or dental cause to treat. ...Read more

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What is leading to body odor that smells like cat urine?

What is leading to body odor that smells like cat urine?

CAT URINE ODOR: SEE YOUR DOCTOR. IF IT HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR SOME TIME, YOU MAY NEED SOME BLOOD TESTS TO RULE OUT DIABETES OR SOME OTHER DISORDER. BUT NOT TO WORRY. .HAS YOUR DIET CHANGED RECENTLY? ...Read more

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What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?

What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?

Bacteria: Body odor has to do with the way bacteria on your skin metabolizes sweat. Sometimes eating onions and garlic make it worse also. See your dermatologist to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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Extreme body odor can be smelled from far away Strong bad smelling urine Bad breath Saw Dermatologist Nephrologist Kidney is fine but smell is 24/7?

What do you do?: Body odor is caused either by something you eat or from bacterial breakdown such is axilla or other locations. Are you eating something such as garlic or other types of food that comes through your pores. Do you use deodorant or bathe at least once per day? These are routine suggestions. ...Read more

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Bad body odor is this possibly hormonal?

Bad body odor is this possibly hormonal?

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 never found. ...Read more

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Can poor kidney function cause weird body odor?

Yes, this can happen: At significantly low levels of kidney function. In addition, food and medication can also lead to abnormal odors. ...Read more

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What foot powder actually stops bad food odor?

What foot powder actually stops bad food odor?

anything that dries: Any powder such as cornstarch that drives the foot will be helpful. It is the moisture that lets the bacteria grow that causes the odor. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause body odor?

Dr. Jennie Law Dr. Law
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Maybe: If uncontrolled blood sugars, u can get fungal infections in your skin folds and bacterial build up in your mouth, both of which can smell bad. ...Read more

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12 years chronic bad breath, 4 main odors- fecal, sulphuric, rotten and rancid. Recurring sinus and sumtimes chest infections. Very bad! need advice?

12 years chronic bad breath, 4 main odors- fecal, sulphuric, rotten and rancid. Recurring sinus and sumtimes chest infections. Very bad! need advice?

Get treated: Adequately for your sinusitis, post nasal drip and bronchitis which contribute to your bad breath. Acid reflux may cause it too. Take care ! http://health.Yahoo.Net/experts/dayinhealth/7-fresh-tips-prevent-bad-breath http://health.Howstuffworks.Com/wellness/hygiene-tips/6-tips-to-cure-bad-breath.Htm. ...Read more

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What causes body odor?

Sweat: It is acted on by skin bacteria to produce b.O. The only treatment is good hygiene. ...Read more

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How does lack of digestive enzymes and HCl causing bad body odour?

Body odor: How does lack of digestive enzymes and HCl causing bad body odour? ANS: May pass a lot of gas which sticks to body or clothes. Or have bad diarrhea and does the same and person does not wipe. ...Read more

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Is flatulence of a bad odor a sign of bad digestive system or food poisoning?

Is flatulence of a bad odor a sign of bad digestive system or food poisoning?

Not necessarily: Bad odor in flatus can be a result of a variety of foods including fish, legumes but also may occur with poor digestion or food poisoning. If chronic, regardless of your diet, see a colorectal surgeon or GI doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause your sweat/body odor to smell like maple syrup?

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 metabolism results in the production of a substance in the body which is excreted in the sweat and the urine and smells like maple syrup. Stop all forms of sugar and alcohol and obtain high dose thiamine from the health food store. ...Read more