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What does it mean if my sweat smells super salty?

What does it mean if my sweat smells super salty?

Sweat: contains Salt Watch your salt intake and DRINK MORE FLUIDS! Just a thought Hope it is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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My urine smells sweet and seems sticky.. I am also not sweating right when i work out.. It's more of a clammy cold-ish sweat.. What could this mean?

My urine smells sweet and seems sticky.. I am also not sweating right when i work out.. It's more of a clammy cold-ish sweat.. What could this mean?

So simple: A simple dipstick test of your urine (in your doctor's office) can instantly determine if your urine is normal. Reduced perspiration when working out is indicative of dehydration. Rarely, there is a more serious issue: see http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/anhidrosis/ds01050. ...Read more

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My armpit smells like alcohol. Ketone test strip under armpit(sweat) confirmed high ketone concentration. I'm not on keto diet. What can this mean?

My armpit smells like alcohol. Ketone test strip under armpit(sweat) confirmed high ketone concentration. I'm not on keto diet. What can this mean?

Nothing: Smell of your sweat under armpit depend mostly on your anxiety and stressed condition, physical exercise. Diet not really influence on this. With intense smell, please wash it out with WATER, use des odorants and drink more wATER. ...Read more

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Why doesn't a child's sweat smell bad?

Why doesn't a child's sweat smell bad?

Hormones: They are not present so bacteria does not grow as easily. ...Read more

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How can I change the smell of my sweat or make it not as strong?

How can I change the smell of my sweat or make it not as strong?

Botox: Not really much you can do to change the smell of your sweat but some believe diet may play a role: garlic, etc. The use of Botox is quite effective at decreasing sweat production in general if it is excessive and thus can decrease the smell. ...Read more

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Is it weird that i love my body smell? Especially down there. I also adore my smell when i sweat. Is it weird?

Is it weird that i love my body smell? Especially down there. I also adore my smell when i sweat. Is it weird?

You're fine: I think this is perfectly healthy. People in love may enjoy one anothers' as well. We do require one another to keep body smells to a minimum, especially in the workplace. You can lose your job for 'bo' and nobody will tell you why. Olfaction (smells), memory and emotion are all handled by the same brain systems -- and a co-worker's natural scent signals may be a distraction. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm a 26 year old male in pretty good shape,exercise,diet,smoker.over the last 7 months I've had awful nite sweats every nite with sour smell??

Hi, I'm a 26 year old male in pretty good shape,exercise,diet,smoker.over the last 7 months I've had awful nite sweats every nite  with sour smell??

Night sweats: There are numerous causes of night sweats....medications, thyroid disorders, anxiety, sleep disorders, certain infections, etc... Please see your doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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I'm 21 I wake up and my butt hole is wet it smells really bad, no pain or anything and I know it's not sweat bc it's just around the hole that's wet ?

I'm 21 I wake up and my butt hole is wet it smells really bad, no pain or anything and I know it's not sweat bc it's just around the hole that's wet ?

Moisture,odor: There could be an anal fissure or low grade inflammation of the rectum(proctitis) causing the moisture and odor. Lack of pain or blood is a good sign. Try warm soaks, pat dry and apply anusol. Wear white not too tight panties. Keep bowel movements soft by taking a stool softener like colace daily. If symptoms persist consult a proctologist or colorectal surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My husband is complaining that he smells like onions if he sweats he doesn't eat that many onions is this a medical issue is it a sign of a internal i?

My husband is complaining that he smells like onions if he sweats he doesn't eat that many onions is this a medical issue is it a sign of a internal i?

Eccrine Bromhidrosis: The medical term for this is eccrine bromhidrosis. It is rarely due to an internal condition, but a thorough physical exam should be performed to rule out any infection or metabolic disease. If the husband is the only one who can smell the odor, then special attention needs to be placed on his nasal passages, as there may be an infection there that only he can smell. History is important too. ...Read more

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What causes me to sweat excessively and for the sweat to smell very badly?

What causes me to sweat excessively and for the sweat to smell very badly?

This problem: (when not caused by hygiene issues) MAY be associated with several medical conditions including kidney issues , liver failure and an overactive thyroid gland . A "hands on" general medical examination is strongly indicated...

Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Why does my sweat smell like baked potatoes?

Why does my sweat smell like baked potatoes?

Sweat smells: Eveyone's smells different. What do others think it smells like? ...Read more

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Sweat smells like fart?

Smelly Sweat: The primary cause of strong-smelling perspiration is bacterial flora. Sweat is naturally odorless, but when it reaches the skin's surface, bacteria that normally live on the skin digest sweat and excrete the strong-smelling waste associated with smelly sweat. Treat the bacteria and the smell goes away. ...Read more

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Why does my sweat smell like garlic?

Why does my sweat smell like garlic?

Have you: Been eating garlic-flavored or spicy foods? You sweat will often smell like the food/drink/medication you have ingested. ...Read more

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If I eat a lot of garlic and onions will my sweat smell?

Yes: Garlic, particularly, is excreted through the skin when it is digested if eaten in large quantities. ...Read more

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Can someones sweat smell even if they haven't hit puberty?

Can someones sweat smell even if they haven't hit puberty?

Smelly sweat: Yes it may be caused by certain illness such as juvenile diabetes, and certain foods can cause smelly sweat. ...Read more

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Why does under my neck area smell like unions when I sweat?

Why does under my neck area smell like unions when I sweat?

Odor: Our sweat smells sometimes like onions and this can be due to what you have eaten and your personal bacteria production. ...Read more

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The sweat left on my sheets smells exactly like how my menstural pads smell?

The sweat left on my sheets smells exactly like how my menstural pads smell?

Body fluids: from the same person smell alike! Sounds like an antiperspirant and good body hygiene should help ! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more