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How can you most effectively eliminate foot and body odor and smell really good?

How can you most effectively eliminate foot and body odor and smell really good?

Soap: Soap and water, and if it persists, see a dermatologist. He or she may prescribe topical antibiotics and even internal ones at times. Soaking feet in a very diluted household bleach solution may help kill the bacteria responsible for this problem. Never wear the same pair of socks twice. Take your socks off at night and let your feet air out. ...Read more

Deodorant (Definition)

A chemical or compound of chemicals intended to mask odor. Underarm odor is caused by bacterial breakdown of the components of sweat. Typical underarm deodorants contain perfumes and alcohol, triclosan or chelated metal compounds ...Read more


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How to get rid of fecal body odor?

Hygiene: If proper hygiene is unsuccessful, contact your physician. Do others smell the odor, or just you? If it's just you, the problem may be ENT or psychological. ...Read more

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Need help on body odor due to undigested food what can I do for this to get rid of odor ?

Need help on body odor due to undigested food what can I do for this to get rid of odor ?

Undigested food: I'm curious as to what makes you think you are not digesting your food? Our bodies are incredibly good at squeezing essentially everything we can use out of food, and bacteria in our gut uses pretty much everything else. What body odor problem are you having? Eating certain foods (garlic, onion, etc) will cause body odor. Let me know more specifics! ...Read more

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How to treat vaginal odors?

How to treat vaginal odors?

Find the cause.: F you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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How to treat or remove ringworms from your body?

How to treat or remove ringworms from your body?

No worms: There are no "ringworms." the word is a lay term for tinea corporis, a fungal infection of the skin. No worms are involved. The treatment is with antifungals creams or pills. ...Read more

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How can you prevent body odor?

Bromhidrosis: Frankly, most people who think they smell bad really don't! if body odor is really severe, this is caused by the apocrine glands in the axillary or armpit regions and can be helped in the following ways: antibacterial soaps topical antibiotics internal antibiotics more frequent cleansings underarm powders like caldesene botox drysol (with proper instructions). ...Read more

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How to be rid of vaginal odor without going to a doctor?

How to be rid of vaginal odor without going to a doctor?

See below: You could have bacterial vaginosis as a cause which requires an antibiotic to clear. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How to remove meth drugs from the body? How to detoxify it?

How to remove meth drugs from the body? How to detoxify it?

Do not take meth: Stop taking meth entirely. The body will get rid of the residue. There is no need for cleanse or detoxifying. 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. 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

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How to treat jock itch without drug store stuff?

How to treat jock itch without drug store stuff?

Jock itch: Since jock itch is a fungal infection, include good quantity of garlic in your food. Garlic has antifungal qualities. Apply honey and garlic alternatively on the infected skin.Diet to avoid, avoid eating refined carbohydrates, sugar and food items that contain yeasts. Avoid alcohol because it eventually converts to sugar. Your diet must contain a lot of raw fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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How to treat irritated vaginal skin what products to use?

How to treat irritated vaginal skin what products to use?

Need diagnosis: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Start with an over the counter yeast cream. If not improving schedule a visit. ...Read more

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How to use skin creams to treat my dry skin condition without causing pimples ?

How to use skin creams to treat my dry skin condition without causing pimples ?

Noncomedogenic: Look for the words noncomedogenic on the products your buy. These are products that have been tested not to block pores or cause acne. ...Read more

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How do you know if bv is worser & can you use ph body wash for the smell?

How do you know if bv is worser & can you use ph body wash for the smell?

BV treatment needed: I doubt any body wash will help much with the odor of bacterial vaginosis. If you still have the odor, BV may not be worse, but you can assume you still have it. Speak with your doctor about re-treatment, or perhaps preventive treatment with vaginal metronidazole (MetroGel) or boric acid vaginal capsules. If your doc isn't familiar with these, try to find a gyn with special interest in infections. ...Read more

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Does irregular sleep cycles has something to do with vaginal yeast or bacteria infections? How are the ways we can prevent it?

Does irregular sleep cycles has something to do with vaginal yeast or bacteria infections? How are the ways we can prevent it?

As above: No irregular sleep cycle has nothing to do with it , ask u physician about the reasons for these infection and how u can avoid them. ...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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What is the easiest way or medication method to successfully treat acne on body and face? Without drying out skin?

What is the easiest way or medication method to successfully treat acne on body and face? Without drying out skin?

Serious Rx: If you have acne on your trunk, you're going to need both topical and systemic therapy. You're already on topical benzoyl peroxide and a macrolide. Evidently it is not working. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that needs to be managed even if you have to deal with dry skin. Options for you now include spironolactone, the oral contraceptive pill, and isotretinoin. ...Read more

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How to treat breath and bad body smell?

How to treat breath and bad body smell?

Mouth odor: As for mouth odor you should rule out gum disease. It also can be from bacteria resident in the back of the mouth, throat and nasal passages. One way to alter the oral, nasal, pharengeal bacteria is to seek more regular professional cleanings and chew xylitol gum. Also foods like garlic and others to help rule out gum disease you can take a self assessment online at www.Poconodentaltest.Com. ...Read more

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How can I handle excess body odor?

Daily soapy showers: Body odor is caused by bacterial breakdown of sweat in skin fold areas, such as your armpits. Shower daily with antibacterial soap, and use an antiperspirant to reduce sweat production. ...Read more

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Body Odor (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Body odor? ANS: hard go describe but you know it ...Read more