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Mild Body Odor
What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?
Hydrocephalus: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible viral inf.: Temp + 100.9For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more
Neuropathy: It is hard to tell for sure. There could be many possibilities. Among them a neuropathy (a condition affecting proper nerve functioning). This can be due to diabetes or other metabolic or nutritional conditions like vitamin b 12 deficiency . Check with your physician to establish adequate diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more
Strange symptoms: varying body temp (96.3-99.2), always cold, intermittent chills, fatigue, and face redness/rash. Wbc normal. ?
No: There is a 'pop' claim that mainstream deodorants and antiperspirants cause cancer, alzheimer's, and everything else, and that you need to use some 'natural holistic' stuff instead. It's bunk, made up for people who want to 'be close to nature' or whatever. Right or wrong, you can lose your job if your armpits stink, and they won't tell you why. You'll be sorry. ...Read more
I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge and vaginal itching.
off&on occurs mild case
doesn't smell no pain
small amount clear white discharge ?
Moisture: Make sure that you are drying off completely with a clean towel. Do not get dressed until your body is dry or you may develop a musty, moldy odor similar to foot odor. Also, make sure that your towel is drying well and not developing a mildew odor that can be transferred to your body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White/yellowish w/ mild cheesy odor discharge bad itching & irritation on vulva.I been using perfumed soaps, sprays, vaginal cleansers.What could it be?
Yeast: This sounds classic for yeast infection. Soaps, sprays and cleansers won't help, you may need an antifungal such as one that's available over the counter at your local grocery or drugstore. It's also possible that you have bacterial vaginosis, which is overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. See a doctor or start with antifungal and see if that helps. Stop all sprays, creams = could make worse. ...Read more
Probably not: Body odor is caused by skin bacteria. So, first guess is a urinary tract infection. Urine that smells like anything other than urine is due to other substances. For example, many antibiotics can be smelled in your urine as well as some foods and spices. You should have a urinalysis done at your primary care physician's office especially if the odor worsens, you develop burning, pain or fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unexplainable itching all over? My clothes, bedding, hair and body are clean. Tablets help but if stopped, itching returns. Itching creates red area.
Dry Skin: Generalized itching without primary skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most severe during the winter months and in older people, characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Lab work can check if there is an underlying cause: CBC/diff, liver/renal function tests, and thyroid workup. Treat with daily moisturzation and better skin hygiene. Non-sedating antihistamines for itch. ...Read more
Curd-like vaginal discharge(mostly odorless but somtimes malodorous) wit severe itching in genital area &surroundings.Yeast infection or bv? How 2know
'having vaginal white discharge with sulfur smell that''s causing itchiness. What does this sound like?'
Vaginal odor varies: Vag odor may vary with activity or even with diet. Normal vag odor may be "musky".A fishy odor suggests a bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor may suggest the std trichomonas.Use of lubricants or birth control options can change the odor.Yeast infections may smell like bread, and often have a thick white discharge.The presence of blood changes the odor.Itchy suggests infection. See your doctor ...Read more