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Everything Smells Strange
Why is this happening? My usual "smell" down in my girlly part area has been smelling well... Sour. It doesn't itch I have no strange disscharge and everything is normal other than it smells different and really not pleasing!
You: You may have an overgrowth of a certain bacteria. Typically it is bacterial vaginosis. There are other bacteria such as ureaplasma and mycoplasma. A gyn doctor can do cultures and simple test to diagnose the problem and treat it with the appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more
Sinus problem: Often times this is related to a sinus problem. Significant drainage or congestion can cause smells and tastes to become obscurred....Muted. Rarely this can also be a problem with the brain - seizures, mini-strokes, etc. See your doctor, this can probably be fixed quickly and easily. ...Read more
All smells weither it be roses or food all smells the same (disgusting smell) same with foods I eat that same smell and taste on everything. Cant eat.
Consult a Board Certified Neurologist...this alteration in smell can be due to a # medical issues from frontal lobe abnormalities to Temporal lobe dysfunction
Ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Many causes: The answer depends on whether you have other symptoms along with the vomiting. There are many causes for this including: infection, stomach flu, food poisoning, ulcers, reflux disease, hiatal hernia, gastroparesis, head injury, hepatitis, gallbladder, pancreatitis, heart attack, side effects of medications...As always, if it's happening all the time and it's not normal, it needs to be checked out. ...Read more
Depends: First, try to figure out why you have a musky smell. Often smells can be from foods you eat, so if play detective, and avoid any trigger foods that produce a bad odor. If you naturally sweat and produce a bad body odor, you may need to simply try different anti-antiperspirants and deodorants until you find the one that best suits your needs. Body lotions are also readily available. Best wishes. ...Read more
Not problem now:
I would just mention this to your primary care doctor during the next visit. As long as you are not having pain, not having a rash in the area, and there are no growing bumps in the area... Then no treatment is currently needed.
Take good care... ...Read more
STD, if applicable: There are several causes for smelly brown vaginal discharge. The most important among them needing treatment right away are bacterial vaginosis, Trich and other infections. Pl have yourself examined soon to get a prescription to avoid long term complications like PID. ...Read more
May be infection: You may have infection, but you need to clarify your source which is what part of body. You need evaluation. ...Read more
Not necessarily: There are many factors that can cause body odor. Personal hygiene as well as eating habits and medication being taken all can contribute to this condition. ...Read more
You may need to reduce your intake. After that you may wish to eliminate one food type at a time to see what reduces your problem. Reducing the intake alone may be sufficient.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Unknown: Please ask your question again as I am unsure of what it is that you are wanting an answer to. ...Read more
Normal: Many people have strong sense of smell and feeling nausea after strong smell is a normal human variation ...Read more
Not enough info: First, why would you be with a partner that you do not trust? Anyway, you have a problem but have given no data to suggest what is wrong. Is there pain, something not working, fear of infection, ; possible pregnancy? Either send us more data or go to your family doctor so he can get the information needed. ...Read more
Phantosmia: With loss of the sense of smell, you can sometimes have excessively strong sense of odors, but they are somewhat like a release phenomenon. There are also sometimes events like small seizures in the areas of the brain that sense smell, the olfactory lobe. If this is constant, likely the effect of the loss of the sense. ...Read more
I wake up with a wet butt hole, it smells awful... what do u think this is. It happens every night.
3 days ago I started having a smell that's smells like something is rotten inside me. It is continusouly never stops....
Ambiguous: There is not enough information in your question and none on your personal profile to give you any specific medical advice. Often times bad persistent smells represent a sinus infection. ...Read more
I'm on cycle and My smells sour. I'm irregler all the time so the last one was 3 months ago. But this smell is new for me?
Possible infection: Unusual vaginal odor could signal infection. Best to see a health care provider for examination. ...Read more
I am sitting at home, and I smell strong cigerate smoke. No one smokes, no one else smells it. Not around a smoker. What's up with this? Kinda weird
I moved in a new home, house interior was painted in semi gloss, I moved in today after a week of pain dru. It still smells, and I have baby, danger?
I have umprunprotected sex with my bf n once he finish inside I went to get a dry nakin n I smell it n ir smells not good but doesn't itch nor nothing?
Can be normal: It is not uncommon to have strong vaginal odor after unprotected sex due to semen mixing with vaginal fluid. If you are not trying to get pregnant, take emergency contraception asap, and see your clinician to start an effective method of contraception. If you are trying to get pregnant, start prenatal vitamins if you are not already. ...Read more
For the last couple months I have been smelling this awful smell!! I am really not even sure how to explain what it smells like because I have never?
My breath really smells and I have done everything even a breath test! I don't know what else I should do. Please help!
Find Cause: Problems with bad breath (hallatosis) can be related to oral hygiene (i.e., caries, periodontal disease, insufficient saliva) or due to general medical problems such as sinusitis, gastric reflux, diabetes etc. Smoking is a major cause of ad breath. Recommend starting with a dental evaluation. If that doesn’t turn up the cause – then recommend evaluation by your physician. Take care. ...Read more
I am discharging way more that normal it, its yellowish is and smells kinda strange. I have never had this problem before.
Vaginal d/c: I am assuming it is a vaginal d/c would go and get checked out in urgent care. may be tirchamonas (is it ithcy? Or BV (fishy smell) or chalmydia or other vaginal overgrowth (i have sen strep and e coli) for which antibiotics can help. Over time untreated infections can result in subtle effects on the tube and uterus. ...Read more
Everything tastes and smells of salt. I live in a hot climate and this has only happened in the last 2 months or so. What can I do to help myself?
Think of GERD: When there is acid reflux disease, salty tasting fluid tend to come to the mouth and has this unpleasant taste. Some of the medication may contribute to the condition. I would recommend to try over the counter Prilosec and see how it goes. If symptoms persist, I would recommend to see your pcp. ...Read more