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Dr. Warren Foster
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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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How do I decrease body odor?

Daily hygiene starts: With soap shower or bath, desoderant and/or antiperspirant. Some use talcum. Attention to feet may harbor fungi, and persistant issues in the private aeas may need medical investigation. ...Read more

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How can I control my body odor?

How can I control my body odor?

Can be: Caused by poor body hygiene or secondary to food or medication you ingested. Also, make sure that you're not the only one who smells the odor before initiating an investigation. ...Read more

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Is there a diet to reduce body odor?

Is there a diet to reduce body odor?

Perhaps: If your diet is rich in foods like garlic, onions, etc. And other pungent foods then eliminating these may help. If your odor persists and your diet is ok then you might want to to see your doctor and get tested for any metabolic abnormalities. ...Read more

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What are good ways to reduce body odor?

B.O.: Wash more frequently and use an antibacterial soap. If regular deodorant does not solve the problem, consult a dermatologist. Use a topical antibiotic which works very well in most cases. The problem really is due to a certain type of bacteria eliminated early with with topical antibiotics. If you use regular deodorant use it only at night! ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure body odor?

Bromhidrosis: Body odor or bromhidrosis is a very difficult problem. The first thing to diagnose is whether about the odor is really there. Often, the patient feels that he or she smells bad, but objective observers do not believe this is the case. Since body odor generally results from sweat glands in the armpits and groin, these areas can be treated to eliminate bacteria which caused the odor.
Dermatologists. ...Read more

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Is there a safe way to reduce body odor?

Daily hygiene starts: With soap shower or bath, desoderant and/or antiperspirant. Some use talcum. Attention to feet may harbor fungi, and persistant issues in the private aeas may need medical investigation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Body odor?

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

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What do you suggest if I have body odor issue's I think?

What do you suggest if I have body odor issue's I think?

Body odor varies: Other than shower once, I would do 2 showers a day. Careful with antideodorant chemicals in them.
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What are some things that could be causing me to have body odor?

What are some things that could be causing me to have body odor?

Stress: Eccrine sweat glands produce salty water to cool body when it's hot. Apocrine sweat glands produce a fatty sweat which causes odor when broken down by bacteria. Apocrine glands are found is hairy areas—scalp, armpits, groin. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause body odor?

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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How can you prevent body odor?

Bromhidrosis: Frankly, most people who think they smell bad really don't! if body odor is really severe, this is caused by the apocrine glands in the axillary or armpit regions and can be helped in the following ways:
antibacterial soaps
topical antibiotics
internal antibiotics
more frequent cleansings
underarm powders like caldesene
botox
drysol (with proper instructions). ...Read more

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My body odor changed-- ideas why?

Details??: Body odor comes from sweating + bacterial activity on the skin. It may only be a question of beetter hygiene. ...Read more

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Is it normal that my baby has body odor?

Is it normal that my baby has body odor?

No: Babies typically do not have any body odor, therefore this is a situation where your child needs to be examined. ...Read more

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Why does cauliflower give bad body odor?

Why does cauliflower give bad body odor?

Cauliflower: Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable -- like broccoli, brussell's sprouts, kale, and cabbage. All these foods have sulphur-containing compounds which are good for you in many ways, but which can also cause foul-smelling gas from your bowel. After eating, your body may be processing them for some time afterwards. In some people, this causes an unpleasant overall body odor. ...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 body odor be the first sign of puberty?

Can body odor be the first sign of puberty?

Maybe, maybe not: The odor producing glands are triggered initially by the adrenal glands and may be active a year or more before any pubertal hormones begin to emerge. Breast buds in girls and testicular enlargement in boys are the first specific signs of puberty. ...Read more

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What is the best deodorant for bad body odor?

What is the best deodorant for bad body odor?

Daily hygiene starts: With soap shower or bath, desoderant and/or antiperspirant. Some use talcum. Attention to feet may harbor fungi, and persistant issues in the private aeas may need medical investigation. All deoderants are similar. Sample and select. ...Read more

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Can body odor be caused by eating spicy foods?

Can body odor be caused by eating spicy foods?

See below: Pepper spices generally don't but several other "spices" do. Turmeric is one major one. Cumin can too. But if you practice good hygiene and use deodorant, you should be ok. That shouldn't stop you from consuming them though. Turmeric, for example, is excellent for health. It's been shown even in western research to fight cancer and infections. ...Read more

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Which doctors are experts on body odor problems?

Which doctors are experts on body odor problems?

See below: Dermatologists deal with the skin & its structures. Body odor comes from bacterial action on sweat—primarily apocrine sweat released at times of stress. Fp/therapist can help you better deal with stress. ...Read more

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Is it possible that zinc cause a stop in body odor?

Is it possible that zinc cause a stop in body odor?

Don't try it: Taking zinc tablets isn't going to make your armpits smell any better. Your job is at risk if you stink, and they will fire you without telling you why. The 'pop' claim that mainstream deodorants are terrible for you was made up by crooks. ...Read more

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Do hydrocephalus cause you to have strong body odor?

No: Body odor has nothing to do with hydrocephalus. See your primary care provider to answer your question. ...Read more

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Can having a baby permanently change your body odor?

Can having a baby permanently change your body odor?

Probably.: I know of any real data, but lots of women (including my wife) have told me that they noticed a change in bodily odors after delivering babies -- and it makes sense when you think of all the profound hormonal changes that take place during pregnancy. Honestly, my wife smells the same to me as she did prior to having our children - but I'm a guy, what do I know? ...Read more

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What would cause me to have body odor after having a baby?

What would cause me to have body odor after having a baby?

Many women...: ...Report that they smell different after having a baby. Presumably that is due to one of the many hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy. It is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What disease besides tmau can cause you to have bad body odor?

Several caused: These include diabetes, liver or kidney disease. People who eat a lot of curry or garlic can also have a problem in. ...Read more

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What diseases (aside from tmau) can cause you to have a body odor?

Body odor: Trimethylaminuria  (TMAU), liver disease, renal disease & diabetes can cause body odor. ...Read more

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Can you develop really bad body odor as a product of what you eat?

Yes you can: Bad body odor is related to what you eat, the foods that cause bad body odor are
1garlic&onions
2spices
3caffeine
4red meat
5alcohol. ...Read more

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I am 16 years old, and I may have a bad body odor, how can I tell if I do?

Can be: Caused by poor body hygiene or secondary to food or medication you ingested. Also, make sure that you're not the only one who smells the odor before initiating an investigation. ...Read more