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Remedies For Unusual Odors Rancid Butter Syndrome
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Hands smell like garlic? (have not eaten garlic though.) is this associated with any medical conditions?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On antibiotic Clindamycin for tooth.I finished the script about a week ago.Now some foods taste terrible esp peanut butter.It leaves a chemical aftertaste like amonia best description. normal?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?
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
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
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?
Can drinking fish broth make your stool reek of fish? It's kind of a more skunky smell, though. Or can it be my IBS/candida?
No: This will not make your stools smell of fish. ...Read more
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
Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?
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
Unusual odors: Unusual odors = odd or unfamiliar olfactions. ...Read more
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
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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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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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