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I have a bad body odor since 8 years ago even after shower..I have try acv,chlorophyll,probiotic,magnesium,zinc, put on baking soda,lemon..pls help?

I have a bad body odor since 8 years ago even after shower..I have try acv,chlorophyll,probiotic,magnesium,zinc, put on baking soda,lemon..pls help?

Do others notice?: Is it "fishy"? Certain genetic conditions can cause this. You should see a doctor if you have not already. You're doing all the right things already. If no one else notices it (ask your mother), then may not be worth worrying about. ...Read more

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Body Odor (Definition)

Body odor is a symptom in which a person has a strong, undesirable odor usually coming from the mixture of sweat, bodily oils, bodily chemicals, and skin bacteria in the warmer, moist parts of the body. Babies and young children should have little or no body odor ...Read more


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What to do if I have read online how baking soda would eliminate armpit odor?

What to do if I have read online how baking soda would eliminate armpit odor?

Improve diet: Try 'detoxing' by improving diet, and exercise. While I doubt baking soda will hurt you, I question it's effectiveness. Try it on a weekend to see without putting off anyone in public. Also, consider trying another deodorant, particularly one without aluminum in it, as aluminum has been associated with Alzheimer's. ...Read more

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My husbnad's feet stink! it's fowl! we have tried everything from baking soda to sprays to odor eaters. How do we stop his feet from stinking so badly?

My husbnad's feet stink! it's fowl! we have tried everything from baking soda to sprays to odor eaters. How do we stop his feet from stinking so badly?

Hyperhidrosis: Use over the counter certain dri pads daily. Spray the feet with men's spray deodorant twice daily. Place antifungal powder in the shoe. See a podiatrist because he may have a bacterial or fungal infection causing the odor and he may need prescription medicine to cure it. ...Read more

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Home remedy for foot odor is baking powder or baking soda? Thanks :)

Home remedy for foot odor is baking powder or baking soda? Thanks :)

Foot odor: Here's a better one - wash with antibacterial soap and see your podiatrist for help with your shoes . I have some great things to help with that in my office that your podiatrist may have as well. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would lemon and baking soda mixed together rid my underarm odor?

Hi docs, would lemon and baking soda mixed together rid my underarm odor?

Here's My 'Formula': I know someone who does that and it works OK for her, but it's kinds messy and gets onto her blouses sometimes. Doesn't do squat for sweating. I use the disinfectant hand gel that has aloe in it. Absorbs quickly and works like a charm. I don't sweat much but if you do, just add a dash of roll-on antiperspirant. ...Read more

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My daughter is nearly 2 years, when she was 1 year we noticed she have an underarm odor. i bathe her in baking soda and it doesn't help. i am worried she will be going school shortly and i am afraid of her being teased about it. please i need your suggest

My daughter is nearly 2 years, when she was 1 year we noticed she have an underarm odor. i bathe her in baking soda and it doesn't help. i am worried she will be going school shortly and i am afraid of her being teased about it. please i need your suggest

Premature adrenarce: True body odor at the age of two is concerning for the onset of premature puberty and should be evaluated by your primary care pediatrician or endocrinologist, especially if associated with other signs of development such as pubic hair or breast budding. Certain foods and spices can also impart a strong body odor, which is far less concerning. Take note of her diet for her doctor. ...Read more

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Is baking soda good to take to help restore pH in the body?

Is baking soda good to take to help restore pH in the body?

PH of body: The ph of your body is tightly controlled by the kidneys and even by your breathing rate. It would not be a good idea to try and control the ph with baking soda nor would it be very effective. It could actually cause harm. ...Read more

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How would you use baking soda to correct the pH level in your body?

How would you use baking soda to correct the pH level in your body?

PH of body: The ph of your body is tightly controlled by the kidneys and even by your breathing rate. It would not be a good idea to try and control the ph with baking soda nor would it be very effective. It could actually cause harm. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure body odor?

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