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Bad Body Odor Disease
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
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
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
What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?
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
Hydrocephalus: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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