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Body Has Burning Odor
Probably not: Body odor is caused by skin bacteria. So, first guess is a urinary tract infection. Urine that smells like anything other than urine is due to other substances. For example, many antibiotics can be smelled in your urine as well as some foods and spices. You should have a urinalysis done at your primary care physician's office especially if the odor worsens, you develop burning, pain or fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?
Yeast infection?: Burning/pain upon urination (peeing) suggests bladder/kidney infection or sexually transmitted disease. Itch w/white cottage cheese discharge suggests yeast infection (common after antibiotics) which often responds to over-the-counter medications. Many different reasons for odor, some of which may require antibiotics. Don't recommend douche. See your Family Doc if no improvement. ...Read more
? Bacterial vaginosi: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of strange, fishy vaginal odor which is typically worse after intercourse. It is usually accompanied by a grey white discharge. This is not a sexually transmitted disease but sometimes is sexually associated. Treatment with oral pills (Metronidazole, Tinidazole, Clindamycin) or topical gel (Clindamycin) is usually effective. ...Read more
Neuropathy: It is hard to tell for sure. There could be many possibilities. Among them a neuropathy (a condition affecting proper nerve functioning). This can be due to diabetes or other metabolic or nutritional conditions like vitamin b 12 deficiency . Check with your physician to establish adequate diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more
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 and powders to help the area heal. Call your doctor for proper medication. ...Read more
What is a yellowish discharge, no smell, no odor nor itch or burning, and light stomach pain when urinate?
Increase in vaginal discharge and strong odor. Also breaking out in itchy rash all over body but mInly in thigh area?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have a personal physician, please seek care at your city of count health department. ...Read more
I've had dry throbbing bruised symptoms in my vagina since having my daughter. No smell or discharge &no real itching.It comes and goes. Is Yeast inf?
Bruised sensation: A throbbing bruised sensation is not a common symptom associated with yeast infections, but it is commonly associated with childbirth. While I am not sure how long ago you delivered, if your symptoms last more than a few days, you should be evaluated. You should also have a 6 week postpartum visit with your OB provider. ...Read more
Needs an evaluation: A vaginal discharge is anything coming from the vagina that is more than the scant amount of normal mucous that healthy women have. A discharge that has odor is usually an infection with germs such as bacteria, trichomonas, gonorrhea or chlamydia (discharge gets worse as infection gets worse). A woman with a discharge should see her doctor for an exam & medication. Avoid sex until after treatment. ...Read more
My 6 month old daughter has foul odor coming from her urine.... Her vagina also smells fishy. The urine smells like ammonia.. She only drinks milk?
Possible UTI: This is frequently the only symptom of a urinary infection in babies so you need to get a urinalysis done. Her pediatrician or her/his nurse can apply a urine bag. Will need a catheterized or supra-pubic specimen for culture if positive. On the other hand, but less likely, smell might be from uninfected urine or vagina if she inadvertently pushed a little stool or something else up her vagina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 21..There is a thick white discharge from my vagina which almost looks cheese and it doesn't have any odour..There's burning sensation, itching.?
See your doctor: Your doctor will have to evaluate you. Part of that evaluation will be to test the discharge to identify it specifically, then treat you. ...Read more
It depends: Probably the most common cause is a yeast (or candida) infection, particularly if a woman has taken antibiotics or birth control pills. An allergy or other reaction to soaps, spermicides, scented pads, or lubricants is also possible. Occasionally, a herpes infection can cause intense itching and burning. In older women, low estrogen or irritation from urine leakage are possible. See your gyn! ...Read more
Vagina smells like bread/toast (not foul) my bf says sour taste, no itching no burning no abnormal discharge and i'm on the pill what is causing smell?
See doctor: It is best that you see doctor for culture of your discharge for proper med.And evaluation. ...Read more
Thick yellow/beige discharge, no smell. Itching in vagina. Mild burning sensation during sex. No burning during urination. Yeast infection? STI?
Vaginal discharge: Colored vaginal discharge (yellow, green, tan, beige, etc) usually means infection. Yeast is possible and itching, irritation and burning during sex are typical for yeast. However, yeast usually causes scant discharge, not colored. Gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas are possible if at risk for STI. Any abnormal or new vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation; see a doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more
Infection: Check for urinary infection and bacterial vaginosis-completely treatable. ...Read more
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