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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 ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Can a liver disease cause bad body odor?

Can a liver disease cause bad body odor?

Yes: Yes it can specially advanced liver disease. ...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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What causes body odor?

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

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...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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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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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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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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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. ...Read more

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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

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Does tumeric causes bad body odor?

Does tumeric causes bad body odor?

See below: It is possible---leave it off and see if it improves. If not see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can eating turmeric cause body odor?

Tumeric: Only your family and friends might notice something but would be too kind to say anything.

Better still, stop eating turmeric for a week and see if you notice any change for the better. ...Read more

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Why do preworkout supplements cause body odor?

Why do preworkout supplements cause body odor?

Don't know: What you're taking, but such supplements are really a waste of money and shouldn't cause an odor. Exercise, on the other hand, can cause sweating and odor. ...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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Can poor kidney function cause weird body odor?

Yes, this can happen: At significantly low levels of kidney function. In addition, food and medication can also lead to abnormal odors. ...Read more

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Which medical condition might cause someone to have a sour-yeast-like body odor?

They: May have a yeast infection. Or it may be something they ate or drank or a medication that makes them smell that way. ...Read more

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I was recently told tha a new partner can change my body odor. What causes that? Just bacteria?

I was recently told tha a new partner can change my body odor. What causes that? Just bacteria?

Don't believe...: ...Everything you hear; it's amazing what people will tell you sometimes. I suppose that a change in partners could introduce a new bacteria or yeast species in the pubic area, which could multiply and affect odor - but just in that area. Certain infections and poor hygiene can also lead to increases in odor; but in general if your hygiene habits don't change, neither will your body odor. ...Read more

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I was recently told tha a new partner can change my body odor. What causes that? Just bacteria?

I was recently told tha a new partner can change my body odor. What causes that? Just bacteria?

Depends: It depends entirely on what kind of perfume your partner wears and how much rubs off on you. Or, if you're a slob and she/he makes you bathe more often or use deodorant....... ...Read more

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Can hormone imbalance cause body odor?

Can hormone imbalance cause body odor?

BODY ODOR: A hormone imbalance can cause excessive perspiration which can then lead to body odor. This can occur in women during menopause. Sweat (perspiration) is essentially odorless. The odor comes from bacteria living in your armpits and other areas of the body. Change clothes daily; wash clothes often; use antibacterial soap. Stop eating garlic and onions. Good luck! ...Read more