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Thyroid Change Body Odor
Usually not, but ...: Body odor ( or bromihidrosis) is predominantly a functional disorder of excessive secretion of apocrine or/and eccrine glands of skin, especially apocrine glands in axillla, genital areas, and breasts. So, check that out first before considering rare conditions related with thyroid or kidney disorders by working closely with Doc timely. For the time being, regular cleansing and drying the areas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A week or so before my periods, my body odor changes along with my appetite. Why is that happening?
Lots of hormones: Your period doesn't just involve your uterus. There are many complex hormonal changes happening in your body which affect everything from hair growth to smell to fluid retention to appetite. That is what happens; why it happens is so you can reproduce and continue the species. On a deeper level, if i could answer why, i could probably get a nobel prize! ...Read more
Probably.: I know of any real data, but lots of women (including my wife) have told me that they noticed a change in bodily odors after delivering babies -- and it makes sense when you think of all the profound hormonal changes that take place during pregnancy. Honestly, my wife smells the same to me as she did prior to having our children - but i'm a guy, what do I know? ...Read more
Don't believe...: ...Everything you hear; it's amazing what people will tell you sometimes. I suppose that a change in partners could introduce a new bacteria or yeast species in the pubic area, which could multiply and affect odor - but just in that area. Certain infections and poor hygiene can also lead to increases in odor; but in general if your hygiene habits don't change, neither will your body odor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Radiation does not: Radiation does not change one's body odor. Body odor is influenced by a variety of factors, (eg, diet, lifestyle, gender, genetics, health and medication). Radiation has never been shown to directly alter one's body odor. However, these factors above can be indirectly altered as a result of radiation's side effects (i.e. Change in oral flora due to mucositis, change in diet due to diarrhea, etc.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I prevent body odor, if I shower regularly, change clothing everyday, wear antiperspirants ?
Sounds like you are: Doing the right things already.Get a more detailed answer ›
40 yr old female. Change in body odor. Ammonia smell when working out and after I've slept. Not overweight. Drink good amount of water. Please help?
Many Possibilities: Since you mentioned working out I have to wonder if you have had a change in your diet, we often do not notice it, but our diet has a significant effect on out body odor. Are you on any medications now, they can also have a significant effect on body odor. With your history of lymphoma are you on steroids, could you have high sugars or steroid related diabetes. There are more, but this is a start. ...Read more
My mom's body odor has changed (3 months ago). She's taking new multivitamin, but doesn't remember when she started taking it. Is this change normal?
?: No established direct effect, but such deleterious drug isn't expected to be of any benefit in any condition, including psychiatric illness claimed by some to be of value, do yourself, or the person you're asking on his/her behalf, a favor, and get treated right in a detox program, good luck ...Read more
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