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Body Odor Smells Like Skunk
When I sweat my body odor smells like onions. It's hard to work out in public places because of this. Frequent shower does no good. Help!
Onions: If you smell like onions you might be eating too many onions. Try cutting out onions and see if your sweat smells differently. ...Read more
PH off/infection?: Bacterial infections typically cause a bad odor. The bacterial infection could be an overgrowth that represents a change the pH and a change in the vaginal flora. It could also be from a sexually transmitted infection. Also, you should make sure that you didn't forget a tampon inside. See your doctor for the appropriate tests/cultures and treatment. ...Read more
I had class with this female who smells so bad, that it fills up the classroom. I want to what exactly causes body odor to fill up a room?
Poor ventilation: Otherwise the body odor would have dissipated. Body odor can be due to poor basic hygiene, disease, food, medication or other factors. ...Read more
I have serious body odor. My body smell really bad. I haven't this before 5 years. It smells even after I take a bath. Smell is very strong in night?
#1 - change your diet. Lots of spices and foods used in Indian cooking cause body odor. They are healthy for you but this is the side effect.
#2 - wear deodorant. All people everywhere have some degree of body odor. You must wear deodorant to counteract the odor and present yourself as clean and able to take of yourself when around other people. And also so other people don't start feeling sick. ...Read more
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 more
Whenever I take a shower I wash my armpits really well with dove body wash. When I get out & dry my armpits they still smell like body odor. Why?!?
Get scented Dove: Dove "for men" smells good. Irish spring smells good, too. Take a sniff of a few different soaps next time in the store. ...Read more
Any time I had physical contact sex wise, with this one guy. After sex my body odor would smell like his scent for a while why? . He is a smoke so why is this happen for and what can I do to not smell like this?
Hmmm...: When two people touch, their skin oils get onto one another. If they start sweating, their sweat gets onto one another. That includes exchanging chemicals, bacteria, etc. That live on each other's skin. This happens a lot when they have sex, or doing Greco-Roman wrestling. There are over 100 million men aged 20-45 in the U.S., so a woman might consider sniffing out potential dates well before sex. ...Read more
Since I don't: Know what your body odor smells like over the internet, it's impossible for me to answer. Ask one of your friends or relatives the same question and I'm sure you'll get a better answer than I can give you. ...Read more
Can you body odor smell like vegetables if you eat too many of them? People have told me I always smell like vegetables, what can I do about it?
I am not sure why that is happening but for starters you must see your doctor soon to work on this.
I hope family and friends are not complaining about you or avoiding you. ...Read more
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
Why does my body odor smell strongly, like cat pee? I do prespire more than the average person but don't even exercise regularly. My norm odor is bad!
Don't get near: It in the first place. Otherwise wash a lot. ...Read more
For a week I've sporadically noticed a new body odor coming from my back. The smell resembles concentrated hydrogen peroxide not normal BO. Worried.
FailedTheSmellTest: And how do you know it's coming from your "back? " And what part of the back? Like, from way low down there in the backside?? I've never smelled concentrated hydrogen peroxide, sorry. I could guess that it's hard to wash certain parts of the back and so maybe a back brush would be in order. Or maybe it's something you're wearing or needs cleaning? Otherwise, let your doctor get his nose involved. ...Read more
Change in body odor which I can't smell. Knew it from my loving ones (Gave Hints) & other people's reaction. People can smell from 10 feet away. Help!
HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON?
PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST WHO MIGHT BE ABLE TO UNCOVER THE REASON WHY YOU HAVE BODY ODOR.
BEST LUCK ...Read more
I have a unpleasant body odor from last 5 years in which my body smell very bad. I am suggested to take detox and probotics tablets. Will it help me? I
Body odor: The food eaten in various cultures is what mostly has an impact on the personal incense released into the air through our eccrine glands. That's why Indian body odor can have notes of curry, etc. Using a Detox may be a 'Bandaid" only and until you address your dietary intake of possible offending foods you eat, the problem will persist. No magic answers here, Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Soap: Soap and water, and if it persists, see a dermatologist. He or she may prescribe topical antibiotics and even internal ones at times. Soaking feet in a very diluted household bleach solution may help kill the bacteria responsible for this problem. Never wear the same pair of socks twice. Take your socks off at night and let your feet air out. ...Read more
What can I do if my armpits smell really bad. I don't know why, is it just body odor I can't get rid of?
Breath smell bad after doing poo twice or more in a day! I really don't know what's the logic behind it. But, smell of breath, body odor intensifies?
Try this logic...: There's a very good chance that even a little stool leakage is the problem. Any change in diet, alteration in gut flora, or purgative agents may change your stool pattern & odor. Please keep in mind that not everything bought in a health food store, or "natural" products (however well intentioned in taking), may agree with you or be entirely safe. See your doctor instead for evaluation & advice. ...Read more
Does hydrocephalus cause your pee to have a strong smell and does it cause your body odor to be strong too?
No: More likely to be due to medications. ...Read more
I have a stinking body odor when I do or don't have sex with my husband, I can't smell it but he compared the scent to a alley in new york.?
Bacterial vaginosis?: It sounds like you may have bacterial vaginosis. This will require testing with the doctor and then if confirmed treatment with antibiotics. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria it is not a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more
I have a unexplained bad body odor that will not leave. My doctor says its in my head. Can I be imagining the disgusting reactions to the smell to?
Yes: It is possible to misread people's reactions to you; if you believe that you smell badly, you may misread other people's cues in the light of how you feel; you may have an obsessive compulsive trait and may need to see someone who has expertise in this area;. ...Read more
I'm almost 46. Why do I always smell like body odor when I'm always cold, shower, perfume so on? Had gastric bypass 4 yrs ago and gallbladder 3 mon. Go
Foods: Your situation MAY have something to do w/the foods you eat. Because you have had GI surgery it is important that you eat properly as you know. Please see your doc tor and a nutritionist and mention the body odor. Peace and good health. ...Read more