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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Unusual Odors Rancid Butter Syndrome

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Clindamycin script ended week ago.Now certain food tastes/smell chemicals.(ammonia)perfume smells terrible. Foods are peanut butter soda some meat.Is this normal or reason for concern? Seems smell rel

Clindamycin script ended week ago.Now certain food tastes/smell chemicals.(ammonia)perfume smells terrible. Foods are peanut butter soda some meat.Is this normal or reason for concern? Seems smell rel

Some antibiotics: can temporarily alter the sense of SMELL which is ESSENTIAL for perception of TASTE! Hopefully this will be TEMPORARY. If this lasts for another WEEK ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral to a Board Certified NEUROLOGIST! Hope this helps! Good Luck! BE WELL Dr Z ...Read more

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What are some at home remedies to cure feminine odor? Fishy, musky smell

What are some at home remedies to cure feminine odor? Fishy, musky smell

If : If you are having a fishy odor then there is a good chance you have bacterial vaginosis. Typically this is cured with prescription antibiotics. Some doctors prescribe boric acid suppositories, which some prefer over antibiotics. Unfortunately there is no way to get rid of the smell, other than treatment of the underlying cause. Please visit your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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The urine either HS strong odors of hickory/bacon smell n some x`s a foul smell like spoiled food. Wine is drank n there are no other signs of infection?

The urine either HS strong odors of hickory/bacon smell n some x`s a foul smell like spoiled food. Wine is drank n there are no other signs of infection?

Urine odor: More often than not the odor associated with urine is actually from the vagina. Have you been examined, had urinalysis, been seen by a doctor? Urine odor is most commonly associated with dietary intake. Have you ever eaten asparagus? Then you will know what this means. See someone and be examined. ...Read more

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Hands smell like garlic? (have not eaten garlic though.) is this associated with any medical conditions?

Hands smell like garlic?  (have not eaten garlic though.)  is this associated with any medical conditions?

Garlic Smell: Dmso (dimethylsulfoxide) is a widely used commercial solvent that can produce a garlic smell from the body and breath of people exposed to it. ...Read more

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Are vaginitis, itching, or women's candida truly related to diet (or is that a myth)? I take fish oil and a multivitamin, but also eat dark chocolate!

Are vaginitis, itching, or women's candida truly related to diet (or is that a myth)? I take fish oil and a multivitamin, but also eat dark chocolate!

Mostly myth: If you have a food allery, you can develop a rash and / or itching as a result and those symptoms could manifest as vaginal irritaion. Otherwise diet has no relationship to episodes of vaginitis that is more likely related to etioloies such as - infectious, hormonal, diabetes related, contact dermatitis, or foreign body related episodes of vaginitis. ...Read more

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Toast, dippy eggs, tomato, fried potatoes, onion, butter, heavy cream, amer cheese, crab. Which are likely to be allergen which affects breathing?

Toast, dippy eggs, tomato, fried potatoes, onion, butter, heavy cream, amer cheese, crab. Which are likely to be allergen which affects breathing?

Crab: Shellfish are likely to cause dramatic reactions including anaphylaxis, but among the food items mentioned above, eggs, wheat, and dairy (cheese) are some of the most common food allergens even though any food can be a potential allergens. If you are uncertain about which food, consult an allergist. One should expect skin or gastrointestinal symptoms as well if food allergy is the cause. ...Read more

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I can eat milk, cheeses, and Greek yogurt. However, cream upsets my stomach & gives me cold like symptoms. Could this be a whey or casein intolerance?

I can eat milk, cheeses, and Greek yogurt. However, cream upsets my stomach & gives me cold like symptoms. Could this be a whey or casein intolerance?

Intolerance: Whey and/or casein may be the problem. Please stop taking them for a week or two. If things don't change please see your doctor. If things do change for the better don't take any more whey or casein. ...Read more

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Toasted pitta bread slightly brown/burnt be4 - no oil would acrylamide be formed? also would baked potato in oven without oil for 1hr? cancer causer?

Toasted pitta bread slightly brown/burnt be4 - no oil would acrylamide be formed?  also would baked potato in oven without oil for 1hr? cancer causer?

Life is not that way: One potato or one piece of bread, burnt or not, does not cause cancer. Life doesn't work that way. As they say, "Don't sweat the small stuff." Avoid unnecessary chemicals and suspected toxins when possible, but live life without so many worries. Here in California, everything causes cancer, as evidenced by the Cancer Warning Signs that are posted in every single building I have set foot in. ...Read more

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Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?

Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?

Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, although you should probably still avoid them or pre-treat with your asthma inhaler prior to indulging. See an allergist to be properly tested to ensure this isn't an allergy that is emerging and proceed as they suggest. ...Read more

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I sometimes have foamy urine.I'm a vegan, blood sugar is 85. I rarely have processed food but sweets seem to tie in or excess fruit. I'm 56, 5'6" 118?

I sometimes have foamy urine.I'm a vegan, blood sugar is 85. I rarely have processed food but sweets seem to tie in or excess fruit. I'm 56, 5'6" 118?

Proteins over sugars: Sugars occur naturally in fruits and grains at the end of harvest seasons. That's generally before winter. We did not evolve to eat so much carbohydrate and fructose. A little of this stuff goes a long way. Better to avoid it entirely most of the time. Once in a while is not bad, but only when most your diet mostly protein and vegetables [non starch]. ...Read more

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I stay away from eggs, leafy greens, milk + any else that can cause rotten egg/methane smelling gas. Yet my gas smells like rotten egg/methane. Why?

I stay away from eggs, leafy greens, milk + any else that can cause rotten egg/methane smelling gas. Yet my gas smells like rotten egg/methane. Why?

Bacteria: in your intestinal tract break down food and produce methane and hydrogen sulfide causing the odor. Improve the health of your gut bacteria by eating probiotic foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchee, or aged cheeses. You can also take probiotic supplements. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?

What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV  saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?

Pus: Pus tastes metallic. Benedryl will dry your mouth and mucus membranes. Without being diluted with saliva you may be tasting an infection in your mouth, sinus, or throat. The reason you are getting an IV push may be a hint of what is going on. ...Read more

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I have foul smelling stool of irregular consitancy with partially digested vegetable fibers. Also unusual flatulance. What diagnostic tests to do?

I have foul smelling stool of irregular consitancy with partially digested vegetable fibers. Also unusual flatulance. What diagnostic tests to do?

New?: Any change in diet, alteration in gut flora (antibiotics), or purgative agents may change your stool pattern & odor. Not everything bought in a health food store, or "natural" products (however well intentioned), may agree or be entirely safe. Testing, per your question, is also possible for maldigestion/malabsorption, bacterial overgrowth, infection, inflammation, alteration in gut transit, more. ...Read more

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Mom 58yo chronic diarrhoea with some normal motions. Raw garlic white pepper cold fruits water caused abdo pain.Responded to antispasmodic meds, heat?

Mom 58yo chronic diarrhoea with some normal motions. Raw garlic white pepper cold fruits water caused abdo pain.Responded  to antispasmodic meds, heat?

Abdominal pain: Could be food intolerences, , biliary dyskinesia, gallbladder, or a form of inflammatory disease and if all negative irritable bowel syndrome diarrhea.i always check h pylori as well. Would follow up with gastroenterologist and consider colonoscopy/ if have not had one. sonogram/HIDA if needed and posible small bowel follow through. ...Read more

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Have 14 months old child. May I use peppermint oil aromatherapy in another room? Not in nursery. I mean, does smell of peppermint oil harm children?

Have 14 months old child. May I use peppermint oil aromatherapy in another room? Not in nursery. I mean, does smell of peppermint oil harm children?

Aromatherapy : I think it is prudent not to put it in baby's nursery. This is fine for the other rooms! Enjoy your baby! I would however avoid if baby has a cold or at any point develops respiratory disease as asthma! ...Read more

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I'm so confused is sugar-free with Splenda sweetener strawberry or boysenberry preserves bad for you?

I'm so confused is sugar-free with Splenda sweetener strawberry or boysenberry preserves bad for you?

Marketing Marketing: Sugar industry threatened by artificial ones, support info against; like politicians vs. opponents. Cabs, all forms, esp simple (sugars) promote: obesity, diabetes, arterial disease, cancer, etc. over time; best limit. At same time, issues complex & no one fully understands. Study: http://NuSI.org, http://goo.gl/DKvdSI, http://goo.gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo.gl/e2lDwm, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX & my answers. ...Read more

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Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?

Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?

No hormone issues: IT does not cause any hormone problems. Occasionally the scenting can cause some local irritation, especially in very young infants. The trick at that point is to go unscented. Is a very nice moisturizer. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for rancid butter syndrome?

What is the best treatment for rancid butter syndrome?

Tyrosinemia type 1?: By rancid butter syndrome i think you mean tyrosinemia type 1. This occurs when an enzyme, called fumarylacetoacetase (fah), is either missing or not working properly and therefore tyrosine accumulate. It is treated using special medical formulas in place of other things in the diet that contain tyrosine. A medication known as ntbc is also used in some chronic cases. See a metabolism specialist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Unusual odors?

Unusual odors: Unusual odors = odd or unfamiliar olfactions. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for reynards syndrome?

Is there a treatment for reynards syndrome?

Yes: It could be treated with medication or surgery, but each patient respond it differently. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of sheehan's syndrome?

What is the treatment of sheehan's syndrome?

Replacing hormones.: Sheehan's syndrome is a rare condition also known as pituitary apoplexy/ischemic stroke in cases of severe postpartum hemorrhage. If the acute event results in chronic hypopituitarism, then adequate hormone replacement and close care by an adult endocrinologist are warranted to avoid severe or even life-threatening complications. Prevention is paramount, with proper perinatal care. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for netherton's syndrome?

What is the treatment for netherton's syndrome?

See below: There is not one treatment that is particular for netherton syndrome. Skin infections are treated with antibiotics. Dryness is treated with emollients. Keratolytics are used for scaling. Topical steroids may be used for eczema. ...Read more

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Describe manniear's syndrome and its treatment?

Describe manniear's syndrome and its treatment?

Inner ear problem: Meniere's is an episodic problem felt to be a fluid problem of the inner ear. When an attack occurs, there is tinnitus, loss of hearing in the affected ear, and a severe loss of balance making standing up and walking usually impossible. The cause is unknown. The treatment is difficult and includes things like salt depletion, Meclizine tabs, and various elimination diets. See an ENT doc. ...Read more

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Is there a drug free treatment for central pain syndrome?

Is there a drug free treatment for central pain syndrome?

Use your mind: Psychotherapy, with a trained pain psychologist is a great therapy for any chronic pain syndrome. It focuses on helping your mind cope and live with the pain, not just cover it up with pain medication. If you stick with it and give it a good try, you can improve your functioning greatly. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mayer rokitansky kuster hauser syndrome?

What is the treatment for mayer rokitansky kuster hauser syndrome?

MRKHS: This is a female with 46xx chromosome pattern, leading to under-developed vagina/uterus. Also, may develop abnormalities of kidneys, bones, hearing, heart. ...Read more

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Manniear's syndrome: what are it's treatment and best way to manage?

Manniear's syndrome: what are it's treatment and best way to manage?

They aren't great.: There isn't a cure. Changing the activity of the nerves of the ear. Sometiems (not that I've EVER seen) changing the level of sodium in the diet, alternatively medications that change nerve activity. https://vestibular.org/menieres-disease?gclid=Cj0KEQjw-7GxBRCL_Kq6mZSHvdsBEiQA7r8VhN5BhGjN3pOfu9xzZNUdMAzJ6LpF1_xxnpN_7suuvpQaArcb8P8HAQ ...Read more

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Does anyone have a new treatment for m.R.K.H (mayer rokitansky kuster hauser syndrome)?

Does anyone have a new treatment for m.R.K.H (mayer rokitansky kuster hauser syndrome)?

Surgery: Mayer-rokitansky-küster-hauser syndrome is a condition in which the vagina & uterus either never developed or they are underdeveloped. Females with this condition don’t menstruate but they do have functioning ovaries. There may be accompanying abnormalities of the kidneys, spinal vertebrae, heart or ears. Sexual function can be achieved through surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What are the survival rates for richter's syndrome after treatment? What is the treatment?

What are the survival rates for richter's syndrome after treatment? What is the treatment?

Prognosis is poor: The prognosis is based on Richter Syndrome Score based on patient's performance status,LDH,Platlet Count,The Size of the Lymphoma Tumor and number of prior therapies already received.Overall the median survival is between five and eight months with treatment.Untreated RS is invariable fatal ...Read more

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I live in france and have been diagnosed with fernand vidal syndrome. Is this malady recognized in the usa?  if so, what is the recommended treatment?

I live in france and have been diagnosed with fernand vidal syndrome. Is this malady recognized in the usa?  if so, what is the recommended treatment?

Yes: It is known as aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) in the USA. Treatment includes: asthma therapy (usually leukotriene modifying agents, e.g. Singulair); medical and surgical management of chronic rhinosinusitis; and either avoiding all cox-1 inhibiting NSAIDs (e.g. Advil, (ibuprofen) Aleve) or aspirin-desensitization followed by daily aspirin. ...Read more

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Can there be some treatment for down syndrome?

Can there be some treatment for down syndrome?

See below: Down's syndrome is not a curable disease. Instead it is a genetic malformation that produces the effects you can see, what we can do is help the child as it grows. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for facet syndrome?

What are some treatment options for facet syndrome?

Facet Treatments: May help depending on your pain issue if exercise therapy is not helping. Facet injections are helpful and can be long-lasting, however if your get short lived relief you may need to get evaluated for a radiofrequency ablation for longer lasting relief (greater than 1 year of relief is typical). ...Read more

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Treatment options for post concussive syndrome? Thanks!

Treatment options for post concussive syndrome? Thanks!

Post-concussion: No simple answer because the manifestations are so diverse. Common symptoms include headache, dizziness, sleep disruption, irritability, cognitive dysfunction, visual disturbance. Your treatment options are best determined in concert with a physician expert in tbi treatment. Your mix of problems will be unique to you so your treatment needs will be unique to you. ...Read more

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I need to kno where the best treatment for surge-web syndrome is?

I need to kno where the best treatment for surge-web syndrome is?

Sturge-Weber: Sturge–weber syndrome (encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis), is a rare congenital neurological and skin disorder. A phakomatosis, it is often associated with port-wine stains of the face, glaucoma, seizures, mental retardation, and ipsilateral leptomeningeal angioma. It is characterized by abnormal blood vessels on the brain surface. Therapy is symptomatic, . ...Read more

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What medications are effective for the treatment of olfactory reference syndrome ?

What medications are effective for the treatment of olfactory reference syndrome ?

Specifically, none: Several medications are tried. Some "work" for some for some time. Almost always cbt psychotherapy is also provided and it seems to be the most effective component of treatment. If pursued with a skilled therapist and patience, the condition is often significantly improved w/ or w/out medication. Have hope - you can feel better. Good luck! ...Read more

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Have you got pms(premenstrual syndrome) treatment?

Have you got pms(premenstrual syndrome) treatment?

Many: Depending on severity and specific symptoms. Exercise and sunshine help. A number of vitamin and supplements are of benefit. Occasional different forms of birthcontrol can be of benefit. There are types of antidepressant medications for severe cases that can help. See your clinician for your options. ...Read more

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Are there treatment options for ramsay hunt syndrome?

Are there treatment options for ramsay hunt syndrome?

Herpes meds: Ramsay hunt is a variant of herpes facial neuritis. Many cases of bell's palsy are also caused by herpes. The virus lives in the trigeminal ganglion and can be activated to produce severe symptoms. Just facial weakness is bells. Facial weakness with hearing loss vertigo and numbness of face tongue and mouth is ramsay hunt. No cure but may be modified with herpes meds. ...Read more

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