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Yellowish substance that smells like cheese under my big toenails. It is not puss. My toenails are dull and my small toe is spongey and dark.

Yellowish substance that smells like cheese under my big toenails. It is not puss. My toenails are dull and my small toe is spongey and dark.

Infected toenails: You may have a fungal infection of the toe nails. Please see your doctor so she can recommend the appropriate treatment. In the mean time please keep the toes clean and free of all nail polish. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenails (Definition)

Toenails are the hard coverings at the end of the toes. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. They function to protect the end of the toe and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good nail care is important to prevent ...Read more


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Is it normal for my ingrown toenail to smell like expired cheese?

Is it normal for my ingrown toenail to smell like expired cheese?

Yes.: Infections could have various odors. Get it treated. Leaving an ingrown nail untreated could lead to the development of an abscess and possible underlying bone infection. Get it taken care of by a professional to avoid preventable complications. ...Read more

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My stool smells like vomit. What could be causing This?

My stool smells like vomit. What could be causing This?

Diet: The smell of your stool is not indicative of a disease. It depends on your diet really. Healthy stool and colon relies on good diet fibre intake, fruit, veg, whole grain.
If there are no other symptoms, concentrate on diet.
"We are what we eat" ...Read more

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I am experiencing Vaginal Odor that smells like cheese, No Itching Or Anything

I am experiencing Vaginal Odor that smells like cheese, No Itching Or Anything

Bacterial vaginosis?: The main cause of strong vaginal odor, sometimes with discharge, is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of bacteria. The STD trichomonas causes the same odor, and other STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) are more common in women with BV. Your chosen topic tags show STDs are on your mind, so you're likely at risk. See a doctor soon for diagnosis, treatment, and STD testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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My burp that smells like rotten eggs. It is sometimes accompanied by vomiting. What can I do?

My burp that smells like rotten eggs. It is sometimes accompanied by vomiting. What can I do?

Smaller meals: You are describing symptoms suggestive of slow emptying of the stomach. This may respond to smaller more frequent meals. There are some medications which may be of help. ...Read more

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My 4 year old daughter is vomiting and it smells like urine daughters vomit smells like urine

My 4 year old daughter is vomiting and it smells like urine daughters vomit smells like urine

See a doctor: The smell is less important than the frequency of vomiting and how long it has been going on. If she is vomiting frequently or has been vomiting for more than several days, she needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Are you allergic to milk if you can eat milk products like cheese and such but if you drink it you projectile vomit across the room?

Are you allergic to milk if you can eat milk products like cheese and such but if you drink it you projectile vomit across the room?

Yes: Many people with milk allergy can tolerated baked milk and cheese. If you have questions, consult an allergist. In the meanwhile, it would be best to avoid milk and creamy cheeses. ...Read more

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My 3 yr old is constantly having reflux anything he eats or drinks comes up, his breath always smells sour almost like vomit, everyday all day?

My 3 yr old is constantly having reflux anything he eats or drinks comes up, his breath always smells sour almost like vomit, everyday all day?

Reflux: Try your child on small frequent meals. Keep him in a ditting position after eating for 1/2 hour. He also should be on a p.P.I such as previcid or Prilosec or others. ...Read more

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My urine smells like parmesan cheese. Is that ok.

My urine smells like parmesan cheese. Is that ok.

Different options: A lot of factors affect the smell of urine. it can be due to medications you are taking, certain foods or a urinary tract infection. You have to consider consulting your physician to exclude Bacteria. ...Read more

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My belly button smells like cheese?

My belly button smells like cheese?

Did u eat burger or: Pizza last night b4 u went to bed? (just kidding!) not sure but could just be accumulation of scaly debris, greasy materials etc. Or perhaps a sign of diabetes. Get checked up by your md. Try cleaning the area with cotton buds soaked with peroxide. While u are taking a shower, u can clean the area with soap and water. Go see your dr as needed. Take care! ...Read more

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Vag smells like vomit after sex why?

Vag smells like vomit after sex why?

Sex: You may have a vaginal infection. See your doctor for a possible vaginal culture ...Read more

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I am vomiting and it smells like ammonia. Is that something I should worry about?

I am vomiting and it smells like ammonia. Is that something I should worry about?

See your Dr: Vomiting is always serious. Sometimes ammonia vomit is due to serious kidney trouble. How many times? How long? Pain? Diarrhea? Etc. See a Dr now. Stop wasting time on the internet. ...Read more

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For a while now when me and my boyfriend have sex white cottage cheese looking stuff comes out. It also smells like foul eggs.?

For a while now when me and my boyfriend have sex white cottage cheese looking stuff comes out. It also smells like foul eggs.?

See GYN: You may have contracted a yeast infection or other STD. And need to consult your GYN. I presume that the cheese-like stuff is coming from your vagina and not from your BF. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vaginal discharge is very thin, almost watery, with white specs? Oder smells like cheese. (Or somewhat cheesy.)

What does it mean when your vaginal discharge is very thin, almost watery, with white specs? Oder smells like cheese. (Or somewhat cheesy.)

Get tested: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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My 14 year old daughter has really bad breath and her sweat smells like vomit, for years. Help?

My 14 year old daughter has really bad breath and her sweat smells like vomit, for years. Help?

A visit to the: Dentist and pediatrician I'm assuming have already been done. Good hygiene (oral and overall) are obviously paramount. With that said there is a dental rinse called smart mouth available otc that I have had patients report really helps. Make sure the brushing of the teeth and tongue is happening at least 2x/day for at lest 2 minutes each time. A tongue brush system by tung is also very good. ...Read more

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I just woke up to a clear liquid pouring out of my nose. It wouldn't stop. It smells like vomit. What could this be? What would cause this?

I just woke up to a clear liquid pouring out of my nose. It wouldn't stop. It smells like vomit. What could this be? What would cause this?

Well: They most likely things are sour Brash from acid reflux of stomach fluids and juices into your nose. Recommend HealthTap as it or primary care doctor visit for specific diagnosis treatment and advise ...Read more

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Sick wight discharge. It smells like rotten cheese, sometimes it gets pink or brown. Vagina itches badly and is covered by white stuff like toilet paper?

Sick wight discharge. It smells like rotten cheese, sometimes it gets pink or brown. Vagina itches badly and is covered by white stuff like toilet paper?

See doctor: It sounds like you definitely have an infection. Could be simple like a yeast infection, or could be a more serious STD. But definitely if you have white placques or papules, then probably yeast, but would want to make sure isn't herpes or syphilis. Normal for discharge to get pink or brown, that's usually discharge mixed with some new or old blood from menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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My 2 year olds breath smells like vomit all the time, what could be causing this?

My 2 year olds breath smells like vomit all the time, what could be causing this?

Reflux: Without other details, we can't be sure. He could be spitting up in his mouth. Another reason for the smell is post nasal drip: if he has nasal allergy and produces mucus in his nose, it could drip to the back of the throat and cause the breath to be foul. Take him to the doctor to have this sorted out. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge smells like cheese really strong smelling cheese. Is that bad?

My vaginal discharge smells like cheese really strong smelling cheese. Is that bad?

Bacterial vaginosis?: The main cause of strong vaginal odor, sometimes with discharge, is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of bacteria. The STD trichomonas causes the same odor, and other STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) are more common in women with BV. Your chosen topic tags show STDs are on your mind, so you're likely at risk. See a doctor soon for diagnosis, treatment, and STD testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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Clear anal discharge that smells like vomit not a lot. I'm also a virgin. Should I be concerned by this?

Clear anal discharge that smells like vomit not a lot. I'm also a virgin. Should I be concerned by this?

Exam: Assuming that you have not had any anal intercourse or manipulation and that your are both a vaginal and anal virgin: any foul smelling anal secretions should be evaluated and treated by your physician ASAP. If you have had any anal penetration, you should get scteened for infection. ...Read more

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My sweat smells like vomit. This is a recent development. What do I need to do to remedy this situation?

My sweat smells like vomit. This is a recent development. What do I need to do to remedy this situation?

Check it out: There may be a problem with your liver, your kidneys or some other issue. Maybe this is related to particular food intake?

This may be a warning sign for serious disease. Check with your doc and have some basic blood tests done. ...Read more

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My discharge is watery and clear. It smells normals until about 2pm and then it takes on a foul cheese like smell. I've also had a fever with this.

My discharge is watery and clear. It smells normals until about 2pm and then it takes on a foul cheese like smell. I've also had a fever with this.

Below: From your description, you may have a vaginal infection

The only way to know the etiology and then the correct treatment is to see your Health Care provider, have an exam and lab analysis of the discharge to determine the treatment. ...Read more

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I had my period but I smell things nobody else smells I had a grill cheese that smelt and taste like a hot dog. I smell all weird food. What's wrong??

I had my period but I smell things nobody else smells I had a grill cheese that smelt and taste like a hot dog. I smell all weird food. What's wrong??

ENT doc: By mentioning your menstrual cycle in relation to your sense of smell it sounds as though you think you may be pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If negative schedule a visit with a ENT doctor to discuss your altered sense of smell. They can do an exam and testing. ...Read more

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52 female. Vomiting precipitated by regular kitchen smells for 2 wks. Episodic dizziness minimally responding to stugeron for 6 months. No headache.?

52 female. Vomiting precipitated by regular kitchen smells for 2 wks. Episodic dizziness minimally responding to stugeron for 6 months. No headache.?

Need eval: The symptoms you describe are concerning. Recommend formal neurological evaluation to include possible imaging. Please discuss the symptoms with your doctor as they are somewhat concerning. Best of luck with this. Dr. R ...Read more

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I have a light whiteish vaginal discharge that smells like sour vomit! Not itchy. Not burning. The smell isn’t pleasant. What could this be? Help?

I have a light whiteish vaginal discharge that smells like sour vomit! Not itchy. Not burning. The smell isn’t pleasant. What could this be? Help?

Oder/vaginal disch: This kind of odor is consistent with a probable "yeast" (fungal) infection. Proprietary medications (found in most drug stores) may work, and if not, see your gyn provider for an exam and culture, or stronger medication. ...Read more

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Sudden sensitivity to smells and vomiting because of them.

Sudden sensitivity to smells and vomiting because of them.

Could be many things: This could be due to many things, but in your age group the most common cause is a migraine equivalent. The symptoms associated with migraine without a headache. If you have any concerns, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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My hair smells of vomit after washing. Couples days after?

My hair smells of vomit after washing. Couples days after?

Stop Drinking?: If that was the initial cause of the vomiting spell. You could also try a short pixie cut--then you'll never have to worry about it happening again. Perhaps a washing in a dilute apple cider vinegar....then some good old Awapui or Tea Tree Oil shampoo a couple times should get it out! ...Read more

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I've noticed a slight discharge from my nipple that smells similar to cheese... What could it be?

I've noticed a slight discharge from my nipple that smells similar to cheese... What could it be?

Breast discharge: I would tell any woman who experiences unusual breast discharge to make an appointment with her physician, and to be prepared to answer the following questions:
how much fluid discharge are you experiencing?
Does it happen in one or both breasts?
Does it come from one opening in the nipple or multiple openings?
Does it happen on its own, or only when the nipple is squeezed?
And others. ...Read more

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My pee smells like vomit and I am spotting after sex?

My pee smells like vomit and I am spotting after sex?

See Dr for exam: May be due to an infection (both issues), so should see your dr / gyn or urgent care for exam and testing. ...Read more

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Burp tastes and smells like vomit after eating flaming hot cheetos. Is this normal?

Maybe: Chips and cheetos are cooked in olis that your body may have trouble digesting. It would be in your better interest to minimize your snacking habit of cheetos. ...Read more

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I've been off my antidepressants for about 2 mayb 3 weeks now... I have new ones... lately noticed my stools smells like vomit, im not quite sure why?

I've been off my antidepressants for about 2 mayb 3 weeks now... I have new ones... lately noticed my stools smells like vomit, im not quite sure why?

Discuss w/ Dr: Rx changes can bring unusual effects. Many are not dangerous, but some are - all need to be shared w/ the Dr - they can decide if it's a worry. Even they may not figure out why. I hope you are pleased w/ the Rx effects but want you to know that adding good therapy optimizes outcome for sure! Don't worry but do call to ask, maybe have exam/labs and to get a Tx referral if you agree. ...Read more

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Is it bad if my pee smells strongly of wet cheese today?

Is it bad if my pee smells strongly of wet cheese today?

Pee: Not sure what that smells like, but if discomfort during urination or is reoccuring, consult your doctor for urine testing. ...Read more

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I haven't eaten anything since yesterday afternoon, and I have been throwing up green thick vomit. The last thing I ate was macaroni and cheese?

Food poisoning?: Possible food poisoning or viral gastroenteritis. Make sure you are able to keep hydrated. If symptoms do not resolve after 24-48 hours seek medical attention. If you can't keep water down, go to the ER for evaluation ...Read more

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Sore belly button. It is red around the button, and it smells of rotten cheese.?

Sore belly button. It is red around the button, and it smells of rotten cheese.?

An infection brewing: It seems that you have an infection there. Unfortunately, some have a very deep belly-button hole which can trap moisture/debris and can get infected. Early fungal infection can have itching to it, but bacterial infection typically causes more swelling. If an infected cyst is ruptured, it can stink. Since you are having pain, I suspect bacterial cause. Consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 4 yr old seems to have an extreme sensitivity to smells, so bad that he will vomit when im cooking, makin him very picky eater, what cld this be?

Just guessing...: ...I've seen this in children who had been "force-fed." most important is how his weight is progressing, and how his health is otherwise. If picky eating is preventing proper growth, then it becomes a problem. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more