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How do I tell my friend he ha body odor?

How do I tell my friend he ha body odor?

Be kind: Your his friend so you need to tell him. Be direct. Let him know that you care about him and want the best for him but if you notice, others do too. Let him know this makes you uncomfortable but let him know this can be fixed. Usually it is just a hygiene problem solved by washing body and clothes more frequently and using deodorants. Sometimes there can be medical or dental cause. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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How can I help my friend realize that he has severe body odor?

How can I help my friend realize that he has severe body odor?

Forthright: Do whats easy or do whats right ! tell your friend he smells like a goat and gift him a basket of manly soaps, antiperspirants and deodorants.... ...Read more

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How to tell someone that they have a strong body odor?

Body odor: Unless you are a close friend of the person with body odor there really is not much you can do. Ihe/she is a friend do not hesitate to let them know what is going on. ...Read more

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Do any two people have the same body odor? Could dogs tell them apart?

Do any two people have the same body odor? Could dogs tell them apart?

Not identical: Dogs have very sensitive noses and can detect chemical compounds on the order of one part in a billion. That is why they can track by smell alone. Even identical twins probably won't smell exactly the same because smell also depends on what someone has ingested and it is unlikely that two people will eat/drink exactly the same things. ...Read more

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I am 16 years old, and i may have a bad body odor, how can I tell if i do?

Can be: Caused by poor body hygiene or secondary to food or medication you ingested. Also, make sure that you're not the only one who smells the odor before initiating an investigation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to prevent getting body odor other then obviously showering?

Can you tell me how to prevent getting body odor other then obviously showering?

Use deodorant: Every grownup is expected in almost every society to use something to keep their natural odor under control. Right or wrong, it's a fact of modern life, and if you want to keep your job, you need to comply. The 'pop' claim that today's deodorants and antipersperants are terribly bad for you is foolish scare stuff. Shower and put the deodorant on like everyone else. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about body odor i'm terribly distressed by b.O?

Body odor: Are members of your household or any friends or neighbors making you aware of this or is it only you that feels that way. I would see a doctor for an opinion and, if need be, some lab studies. If you truly have body odor - I have no reason to doubt you - your doctor will either take care of you or send you to a specialist. Your body odor will be controlled even if it takes a long time. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have a serious body odour problem. Need help!?

Body odour: I can't help you with this without more information. If you are married or have a significant other have they mentioned this to you? If not I would recommend you see your doctor and be examined. If you do go I would like to hear what you learnt. ...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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