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Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

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

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Body Odor (Definition)

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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.

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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.

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What causes body odor?

Sweat: It is acted on by skin bacteria to produce b.O. The only treatment is good hygiene.

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What causes bad body odor?

Agree w Dr. Carlin.: There are also possible medical causes. Trimethylaminuria  (TMAU), liver disease, renal disease & diabetes can cause body odor.

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What can cause a sour body odor?

Different things: I'd like more information. Is this an odor that's been persistent, or just appeared recently? Is this an odor that only you're aware of, or other people have noticed? Do you have any other medical diagnoses (such as diabetes)? Barring common issues such as hygiene or diet changes, some causes of a new sour odor include hormonal imbalance or possible infection.

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Canexcessive showering cause body odor?

No: They can't as long as the water is clean and your towel isn't mildewed.

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What are the causes of body odor to form?

Bromhidrosis: The chief cause of body odor is a small bacterium which is said to be gram-positive. This bacterium grows in the axillary or arm pit regions of the body as well as the groin and other areas. Since it is the main culprit in bromhidrosis or as we commonly know it b.O., it is wiser to use a topical antibiotic that any of the other solutions available over-the-counter.

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What are the causes of persistent body odor?

Excess sweating or l: Excess sweating or lack of regular bathing are common causes of a body odor. Soetimes things that one eats can also cause an odor like garlic. Some people with certain metabolic diseases also secrete substances that have odors.

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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.

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I've never had body odor, until recently. What could have caused this?

I've never had body odor, until recently. What could have caused this?

Body odor: Body odor can be from foods and there are similar foods to onions like garlic, shallots, and chives. Body odor can also be from bacteria. Changing your diet to mostly raw for a few days may help cleanse you along with lots of fluids and frequent washing.

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I have developed severe body odor with no apparent/obvious/clear medical cause. Everything I've tried isn't working. What's the last resort?

I have developed severe body odor with no apparent/obvious/clear medical cause. Everything I've tried isn't working. What's the last resort?

Diet changes: Diet changes can affect body odor. Examine what has changed- you may be eating more of something than before or added something new. Also consider consulting a chinese medicine practitioner as something is imbalanced and chinese medicine can be very effective in rebalancing the body.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Is it common for people to like the smell of their body odor is is it just cause I'm weird?

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.