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What causes urine odor in older peoples clothing?

What causes urine odor in older peoples clothing?

Varies: Sometimes incontinence. Possibly not bathing as often or changing clothes as often for some. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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Whole body swelling especially hands,face,feet,during week 22 pregnancy,bp is 115/70,no proteins in urine,urine pH is 7,why swelling?any diuretic?

Whole body swelling especially hands,face,feet,during week 22 pregnancy,bp is 115/70,no proteins in urine,urine pH is 7,why swelling?any diuretic?

Edema in pregnancy: Following your last question, if your swelling is not acute in onset it may just be a normal process in pregnancy, there are a few things you can do to reduce it: avoid caffeine, limit salt intake, rest with your legs elevated, use support stockings, avoid being outdoors when it's hot, consume potassium containing foods like banana and orange. Good luck ...Read more

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How should we contain black mold that is growing in our house?

How should we contain black mold that is growing in our house?

Find the source: Try and find the source first, and fix that problem first. There are also companies which will come and evaluate your home and help you take care of the problem. ...Read more

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Urine odor because of bathing in vinegar?

Urine odor because of bathing in vinegar?

Unlikely. : Urine is produced in the kidneys, travels down to the bladder in one direction, then out the urethra. Certain foods or medications that are ingested can impart odor to the urine, and a bladder infection can cause foul smelling urine, but bathing in a fluid will not enter the urinary system. ...Read more

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Can living in an environment of a strong cat urine smell environment cause health problems?

Can living in an environment of a strong cat urine smell environment cause health problems?

Unlikely : Hopefully cat is litter trained. Urine smell can be minimized by using a differenk kind of litter, ie scented clumping litter & remove clumps caused by urine on a daily basis. An other suggestion is place litter box on a porch, in another room or a closed closet floor & instill a cat door. ...Read more

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, 70 years old, breath odor of fecesMom ?

, 70 years old, breath odor of fecesMom ?

Bad breath: Halitosis, bad breath is caused by poor dental health, tooth decay and may be a sign of other systemic health problems. Also the type of food you eat or other factors like smoking can effect your breath. Rec.: see a dentist to determine the cause of the problem and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What causes the musty smell in wet clothes?Is it mold or mildew?Can musty smell in wet clothes make you sick?It causes pneumonia,cold,flu,infection?

Molds: Mildew is a kind of mold, and yes molds can affect clothes if not well dried or stored in a damp place. Mols sensitivity is common, and many people allergy allergies to molds that can cause upper and lower airway disease, as rhinosinusitis (inflammation of nasal passages and sinuses) or asthma, better see an allergist/immunologist , check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, ...Read more

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How does the body filter toxins (ie heavy metals) from the environment and in the food that we eat?

How does the body filter toxins (ie heavy metals) from the environment and in the food that we eat?

Via the kidneys: Through the glomerular filtrate. Even the ones that are a bit toxic to the kidney, like cadmium, make it out. There's some storage of some of the problem ones in the bones. Please be discerning in your reading, and be advised that most "independent" labs that will test you for multiple heavy metal poisonings are cynical scams. ...Read more

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What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?

What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?

Bacteria: Body odor has to do with the way bacteria on your skin metabolizes sweat. Sometimes eating onions and garlic make it worse also. See your dermatologist to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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Increase in vaginal discharge and strong odor. Also breaking out in itchy rash all over body but mInly in thigh area?

Increase in vaginal discharge and strong odor. Also breaking out in itchy rash all over body but mInly in thigh area?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have a personal physician, please seek care at your city of count health department. ...Read more

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Is e.Coli a food-borne disease that gets in the body and produces toxins as they grow in your body?

Is e.Coli a food-borne disease that gets in the body and produces toxins as they grow in your body?

No, from gut.: E. Coli is an enteric bacteria, that is, it is found in your gut. It is also in the gut of many animals, so when meat is processed, it likely gets introduced through fecal contamination. Especially bad are the enteroinvasive kinds, like e. Coli o157:h7, that produce a dysentery syndrome, bacteremia, and sepsis. Often this is in contaminated meat, and uncooked meat, so cook meat thoroughly. ...Read more

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Changing the jeans in our body is possible to grow hair...........! and how much it costs......,to change jeans in our body?

Changing the jeans in our body is possible to grow hair...........! and how much it costs......,to change jeans in our body?

Gene therapy isn't: ..readily available to patients to treat genetic conditions, altho clinical trials are on-going. If the specific issue is "growing hair", then the cause of the lack of hair (not sure what part of your body you're referring to) needs to be identified and treated with medication, not gene therapy. ...Read more

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Headashe, and 38.3 body temperature Sour trout, body pain ?

Headashe, and 38.3 body temperature
Sour trout, body pain
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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

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Does bread and sugars tend the growth of bacteria in vagina that makes it has vaginal odor and itch in vagina?

Does bread and sugars tend the growth of bacteria in vagina that makes it has vaginal odor and itch in vagina?

BV: No... Breads and sugars contribute to yeast infections but not bacterial vaginosis. If there is odor and pain, i highly suggest you see a physician to check for BV (and treat it) and if necessary, check for stds as well hope that helps. ...Read more

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Why do extremely obese people develop fungal infections in the folds of their skin?

Why do extremely obese people develop fungal infections in the folds of their skin?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, and abdominal folds. ...Read more

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Is belly fat full of toxins in humans and in pork?

Is belly fat full of toxins in humans and in pork?

No more than other: Fat. The intra-abdominal fat in humans is metabolically different from subcutaneous fat and releases mediators that may be deleterious. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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