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How Can I Stop Having Very Bad Body Odor
Find cause to RX: If your odor is caused by poor hygiene, you should be able to improve it by washing body, hair and clothes more regularly and using deodorants. Sometimes it can be from dental problems so if it seems related to the mouth, see your dentist. Sometimes it is related to what you have eaten/drunk so be careful to avoid strong-smelling things even alcohol. If these measures fail, see your doctor. ...Read more
Body Odor: Apocrine glands secrete a fatty sweat directly into the tubule of the gland. When you're under emotional stress, the wall of the tubule contracts and the sweat is pushed to the surface of your skin where bacteria begin breaking it down. Most often, it's the bacterial breakdown of apocrine sweat that causes an odor. You can use antiperspirant or deodorant or oral prescription medication, robinul (glycopyrrolate). ...Read more
Botox or drysol: Two medications can be helpful for excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). One is drysol. This is a prescription antiperspirant, that can be used along the armpits every other day to every third day to control sweating. Another option is botox. This would comprise of several injections along the armpits. Botox injections can last for 6 months, and keep the affected area relatively dry. ...Read more
Im getting this nasty oder from my vagina. How can I prevented to smell so bad or what could it be? Help!
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I have serious body odor . my body smell really bad. i haven't this before 5 years . it smells even after i take a bath. smell is very strong in night?
See below: #1 - change your diet. Lots of spices and foods used in Indian cooking cause body odor. They are healthy for you but this is the side effect. #2 - wear deodorant. All people everywhere have some degree of body odor. You must wear deodorant to counteract the odor and present yourself as clean and able to take of yourself when around other people. And also so other people don't start feeling sick. ...Read more
What can I do if my armpits smell really bad. I don't know why, is it just body odor i can't get rid of?
Have bad bacteria in my stomach when I pass gas it's bad and my breath smells bad all the time and vaginal discharge I'm 245 pound female what can it be and what to do ?
When I am nervous I start shaking really bad and I can't stop. Is there a household way to stop this?
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anytime I drink alcohol I smell like feces, my skin is sticky, I have bad breath and body odor. Please help me understand what's going?
Alcohol Dependence: I understand your distress. Let Wise Woman within you ask: •How long is your use of Alcohol? •Effect on marriage, relationships, work, and finances? •Drugs or gambling Addictions? •How deep is your desire to decreasing Alcohol; and reasons for it? See a Psychiatrist for •Therapy to understand use of Alcohol, •to learn coping skills to deal with stresses •Attend AA Meetings Your Life is Precious! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body : Body odor is typically caused by the growth of bacteria on the skin made worse by perspiration or sweating. A few things you can try at home are: -bathe daily or twice a day -choose shoes, socks and clothing made of natural fibers which allow your skin to breathe -rotate shoes to allow them to dry in between wear and change sock often -use antiperspirants nightly -eliminate foods from your diet that may increase body odor such as garlic, onions, and heavily spiced food if over-the-counter antiperspirants or deodorants are not helping, talk to your doctor about prescription strength ones. Antiperspirants block the sweat pores and work best when applied at night to clean, dry skin in the areas most prone to sweating. Deodorants usually contain alcohol to keep bacteria from growing and perfumes to mask the smell. If you are suddenly sweating more than usual, having night sweats or if your body odor has changed, you should see your doctor as soon as possible since this could indicate a more serious medical problem. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is bromhidrosis. ...Read more
Dysmenorrhea: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hii my friend joelle had a really bad smell from her vagina. What can cause that smell? And how can we stop it? (Make it smell any better) excuse my E
Vaginal infection. : She should go in and get checked for an infection. If the smell is really bad, it is possible she has a lost tampon. She should see her GYN to get checked. ...Read more
Hey I have a really bad odor coming from my scalp and my scalp is very itchy and oily i don't know what's causing it to smell so bad i wash it but it still smells very bad need help?
Work at it...: First off, make sure your feet stay dry and clean. Wash between the toes each day and wear fresh socks. •acrylic cushion sock fabric maintains resiliency and provides a more natural yielding, forgiving, dynamic environment for the foot (like walking barefoot in grass or sand). •result: more protection, more comfort. Secondly, use drying agents directly on the foot, like certain-dry or drysol. ...Read more
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