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I Get More Body Odor During Ovulation
Is it normal for my whole body to ache during ovulation or after? Is it normal to poop more during ovulation? Is having a strong odor there normal?
You can't: Everyone will have a smell but we don't want it to be overpowering. Pay attention to hygiene- wash clothes, body, hair often and brush teeth. Use a deodorant and avoid strong smelling foods, tobacco and alcohol. If those measures fail, you may have a medical or dental condition so consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more
Take a bath: Bathe regularly (daily), use an antiperspirant/deodorant combo on your under-arms every time after you bathe. Keep your clothes washed and dried to avoid holding body odors. Don't smoke. If the above plan is not enough, then add: eat a low fat diet, avoid raw onions and garlic. If all that doesn't work, see a dermatologist or your primary doctor. ...Read more
Clean up Diet: Eliminate sugars, carbohydrates from your diet. Eat organic fruits and vegetables and reduce meat intake. Take a supplement with large quantities of chlorophyll as well as vegetables high in chlorophyll. Take probiotics three times daily till odor gone. Bathe daily. If these things don't work within a couple of weeks you need to have scopes done top and bottom (egd/colonoscopy). ...Read more
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
Whenever I take a shower I wash my armpits really well with dove body wash. When I get out & dry my armpits they still smell like body odor. Why?!?
Get scented Dove: Dove "for men" smells good. Irish spring smells good, too. Take a sniff of a few different soaps next time in the store. ...Read more
Sorry, but: There is no such thing as fully detoxing the body. That's an internet scam which doesn't help anything except the people who sell it, and is potentially harmful. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Talk w/your doctor about ways to improve your body odor problem. ...Read more
Not certain: I wonder what the odor is like? Sometimes infections can cause odors. ...Read more
How does a person get fish body odor (trimethylaminuria)? What kind of food decrease the symptoms of trimethylaminuria?
A rare disorder: Avoiding foods such as egg yolks, legumes, red meats, fish, beans and other foods that contain choline, carnitine, nitrogen, sulfur & lecithin can help. Some of those foods/substances can cause fishy odor in other people: choline, lecithin, fish oil capsules (omega-3/dha & epa), canola oil. ...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?
Why is that some people get strong armpit body odor and some don't ve any bo? Any way to clear this issue permanently to clear dependency of deodran
Not really: Body odor is driven largely by the secretion of the apocrine glands which are metabolized by bacteria on the skin. Apocrine glands are hormonally responsive. Other than artificially blocking otherwise useful hormones, there is unlikely to be a permanent reduction in body odor. ...Read more
When ever I ovulate I get a discharge smell like musky/raw meat, only during ovulation. Should I be worried? :) no infections etc
Discharge with odor: I bet there is an infection and I would make an appointment to get checked out because this is not normal. ...Read more
Meth odor: Go back to basics; Abstain!Get a more detailed answer ›