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Does Your Body Odor Change When Pregnant
I'm not pregnant, breastfeeding, last 2 days my nipple & bra have smelt of body odour? I shower everyday so it can't be body odour, should I be worried?
Milk leaking: It could be the smell of your milk leaking out onto your bra. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably.: I know of any real data, but lots of women (including my wife) have told me that they noticed a change in bodily odors after delivering babies -- and it makes sense when you think of all the profound hormonal changes that take place during pregnancy. Honestly, my wife smells the same to me as she did prior to having our children - but i'm a guy, what do I know? ...Read more
A week or so before my periods, my body odor changes along with my appetite. Why is that happening?
Lots of hormones: Your period doesn't just involve your uterus. There are many complex hormonal changes happening in your body which affect everything from hair growth to smell to fluid retention to appetite. That is what happens; why it happens is so you can reproduce and continue the species. On a deeper level, if i could answer why, i could probably get a nobel prize! ...Read more
How can I prevent body odor, if I shower regularly, change clothing everyday, wear antiperspirants ?
Sounds like you are: Doing the right things already.Get a more detailed answer ›
Radiation does not: Radiation does not change one's body odor. Body odor is influenced by a variety of factors, (eg, diet, lifestyle, gender, genetics, health and medication). Radiation has never been shown to directly alter one's body odor. However, these factors above can be indirectly altered as a result of radiation's side effects (i.e. Change in oral flora due to mucositis, change in diet due to diarrhea, etc.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
40 yr old female. Change in body odor. Ammonia smell when working out and after I've slept. Not overweight. Drink good amount of water. Please help?
Many Possibilities: Since you mentioned working out I have to wonder if you have had a change in your diet, we often do not notice it, but our diet has a significant effect on out body odor. Are you on any medications now, they can also have a significant effect on body odor. With your history of lymphoma are you on steroids, could you have high sugars or steroid related diabetes. There are more, but this is a start. ...Read more
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