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Does pre menopause cause body aches?

Does pre menopause cause body aches?

Menopause: Yes. Absolutely. Hot flashes and muscle or body aches among other symptoms are very common. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s and ...Read more


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What hormone affects body hair during puberty?

What hormone affects body hair during puberty?

Adrenal androgens: Hormones that are not cortisol but are produced by the adrenal gland are responsible for hair growth in pubertal development. 17 hydroxy progesterone, DHEA and DHEAS. ...Read more

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How come menopausal woman lose body hair ?

How come menopausal woman lose body hair ?

Menopausal Hair Loss: 75 percent of menopausal women suffer from female pattern hair loss. Menopausal women with this condition often see extensive hair loss from the top of their head. They also might notice that individual strands of hair become smaller in diameter, which increases the appearance of excessive hair loss. ...Read more

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Canexcessive showering cause body odor?

Canexcessive showering cause body odor?

No: They can't as long as the water is clean and your towel isn't mildewed. ...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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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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48yr old last period 3 months ago.Onset hot flashes. Hormone levels in"postmenopausal range"estrogen 11.8. These mean menopause is over by post?

48yr old last period 3 months ago.Onset hot flashes. Hormone levels in"postmenopausal range"estrogen 11.8. These mean menopause is over by post?

Not necessarily: First, the definition of menopause is cessation of periods for one year straight without other causes. A single estrogen level doesn't mean anything. Especially in the last 5-7 years before menopause, your estrogen level will fluctuate from day to day and may be in the menopausal range one day and normal premenopausal the next. I don't waste the patients time doing levels. ...Read more

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If waxing your armpit reduce body odor?

No: Body odor is a combination oils produced by your skin and bacteria that live on your skin. You can make things better by eating healthier food , less sugar/starch and stay away from food cooked high temperature oils. The other thing to try is using a salt based deodorant. ...Read more

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Does estroven balance hormone levels during peri menopause?

Does estroven balance hormone levels during peri menopause?

For some yes: Estroven is an over the counter herbal supplement to improve hormonal imbalance during perimenopause. It can help women who have mild symptoms and are good candidates for hormone use. (a poor candidate are women with heart disease, diabetes, cancers, blood clots). If you have severe symptoms, this will not help and you can consider bio identical hormone replacement. ...Read more

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How come children develop sweat glands (and body odor) at puberty?

How come children develop sweat glands (and body odor) at puberty?

Puberty: The hormones stimulate these glands as well as the cells that develop hair. The different ph of the sweat leads to different bacterial growth, leading to body odor. ...Read more

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Does irregular menses affects body weight?

Does irregular menses affects body weight?

Other way around.: The relationship is more clear the other way around. Being overweight or underweight can lead to irregular menses. Speak with your doctor if you would like to learn more about how to regulate your menses and/or weight. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Bad odor and vaginal discharge before menstrual cycle?

Bad odor and vaginal discharge before menstrual cycle?

Odor: Bad odor and vaginal discharge speaks for the possibility of a vaginal infection see your gynecologist for cultures and treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause body odor on female that showers daily?

Moisture: Make sure that you are drying off completely with a clean towel. Do not get dressed until your body is dry or you may develop a musty, moldy odor similar to foot odor. Also, make sure that your towel is drying well and not developing a mildew odor that can be transferred to your body. ...Read more

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Should men shed body hair seasonally?

Should men shed body hair seasonally?

Effluvium: This question has been wondered about for many years. The problem and evaluating an answer is that you need a quantitative assessment of hair loss. This is extremely difficult to do with body hair, and somewhat easier to do with scalp hair. It is thought that the seasonal changes in hormones in temperature may indeed result in loss. I personally do not believe this exists. ...Read more

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Can body odor in armpit be cured?

Control: Can't be cured but controlled: good hygiene, deodorant, antiperspirant... Some foods will also change the odor of your sweat. ...Read more

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Headashe, and 38.3 body temperature Sour trout, body pain ?

Headashe, and 38.3 body temperature
Sour trout, body pain
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Possible viral inf.: Temp + 100.9For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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I am 27yr f , w/hypothroid100mcg, headaches, vision blur, clear no odor discarge from areola, emit sweet odor sweat, & chills, low libido, not diabetic.

I am 27yr f , w/hypothroid100mcg, headaches, vision blur, clear no odor discarge from areola, emit sweet odor sweat, & chills, low libido, not diabetic.

Question unclear: You are hopefully being seen by a physician for these issues, and trying to solve this over the internet is virtually impossible without full medical history, physical exam and possibly testing and imaging. Keep seeing your doctor. Good luck and hope things become clearer. ...Read more

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Does eating carbs cause internal body odor?

Does eating carbs cause internal body odor?

No: Poor hygiene, eating certain foods or being exposed to odors or substances in the air or water, plus bacterial overgrowth of the skin cause body odor. ...Read more

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How to control vaginal odor odor and bladder leakage?

How to control vaginal odor odor and bladder leakage?

Vaginal Odor: Underlying health issues may cause odor and leakage. Over growth of microscopic fungi may make the discharge dense and thick in texture. Make an appointment with your dr soon to get cultures. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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