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Armpits smell like I have an infection. They smell horrible like a chemical pungent odor. Could it be fungus or bacterial? I'm not obese

Armpits smell like I have an infection. They smell horrible like a chemical pungent odor. Could it be fungus or bacterial? I'm not obese

SMELLY ARMPITS: HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON? IT COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF THINGS: ARE YOU IN GOOD HEALTH? DO YOU HAVE DIABETES? BACTERIA ARE USUAL FOR STINKY "PITS". DO YOU WEAR CLEAN CLOTHING? DO YOU SHOWER AT LEAST EVERY DAY? IF THIS PERSISTS. PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST. AND SOON . . . BEST LUCK ...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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Hello. I'm experiencing a musty odor in the neck area. (smells just like armpit musk) Also, same musky odor under/between breast. Any sugg.

Hello. I'm experiencing a musty odor in the neck area. (smells just like armpit musk) Also, same musky odor under/between breast. Any sugg.

Sweaty?: Do you live in an area with a heat wave these days? What you describe may be sweat trapped in the creases in the neck and beneath the breast. If you are sweating, you may exude an odor as you describe. Try some cornstarch (not talcum powder) in those areas after washing them out with soap and water and see if it helps. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Everything in uncles house smell funny. food tastes like that smell. soured smell, musty, or idk. Why? Is it dangerous to eat crackers from him?

Everything in uncles house smell funny. food tastes like that smell.  soured smell, musty, or idk. Why? Is it dangerous to eat crackers from him?

SMELLY HOUSE!: Hello~ answering that question goes way beyond my capabilities, since you are asking me to guess the cause of a smell 2000mi away ! Common sense ! Look for the dead animal in the ventilators, chimney, anywhere they can crawl in for heat. LIKELY due to damp. Check attic, ceilings floors under carpets, window edges. Empty fridge? I wouldn't eat at your uncles place. Would you? ...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?

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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Do trich or bv cause thick yellow lotion like discharge with fishy odor sometimes brown or bloody & lower stomach feel like i been excersing?

Do trich or bv cause thick yellow lotion like discharge with fishy odor sometimes brown or bloody & lower stomach feel like i been excersing?

May be BV: Bacterial Vaginosis is usually accompanied by a fishy or ammonia smell. It can be treated with a number of medications. It isn't usually accompanied by blood or lower abdominal discomfort, so it would be important for you to be evaluated by your health care provider. Good luck. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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Why would I have a bad toxic like odor coming from my body sometimes like a dead rat smell ?

Why would I have a bad toxic like odor coming from my body sometimes like a dead rat smell ?

Possible gum disease: Bad breath could be caused by many factors, however the most common reason is gum disease. Gum disease does not have any symptoms so it goes unnoticed a lot of times. Also try brushing your tongue along with your teeth since bacteria on your tongue can also cause halitosis. Also xerostomia (dry mouth) which is a side effect of many meds can cause bad breath. ...Read more

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Dry clumpy discharge that looks almost like rolled up peices of toiletpapr and a really foul smell that leaves underwear like smelling like urine?

Dry clumpy discharge  that looks almost like rolled up peices of toiletpapr and a really foul smell  that leaves underwear like smelling like urine?

Penile Discharge: Unless proven otherwise this is either a common sexually transmitted infection or it is a serious inflammation or infection of your prostate gland. Testing can occur at the local std clinic or at your family doctor's office. ...Read more

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What cause black menstrual blood with odor. Really bad odor like something is dead?

What cause black menstrual blood with odor. Really bad odor like something is dead?

Oxidation: If you cut your finger cooking at first bleeding would be bright red. As the iron in blood oxidizes it becomes dark red then forms a brown scab as it oxidizes further. The same holds true for vaginal bleeding. The blood oxidizes during transit from the cervix to outside. It gets darker, then brownish black during this transit depending on how long it takes. It oxidizes. Hence, too, the odor. ...Read more

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I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

Indigestion: your food is not digested. if symptoms are long enough consult GI for endoscopy .Normally food should be out of stomach in 2 hrs, there are many causes why indigestion? better to seek advise sooner. ...Read more

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Why is there a foul odor during ovulation? A fishy-like smell. No itching or burning.

Why is there a foul odor during ovulation? A fishy-like smell. No itching or burning.

Bacterial Vaginosis: Usually this is due to bacterial vaginosis, but could have other causes. You can see your doctor. ...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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Gf's vagina (mostly when wet) smells really bad, like feces, and has a milky white discharge. Are these signs of an infection or something worse?

Gf's vagina (mostly when wet) smells really bad, like feces, and has a milky white discharge. Are these signs of an infection or something worse?

?Bacterial Vaginosis: This appears like vaginal infection, called vaginosis. This malodorous discharge coats the walls of the vagina, and is usually without significant irritation, pain, or erythema (redness), although mild itching can sometimes occur. ...Read more

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Nasty smell from my discharge, it almost smells like rotten eggs?

Foul discharge: Foul smelling womens' discharge always mean infection and need be treated as it can be transmitted sexually (std). ...Read more

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Why would urine smell smoky? Like a smoked ham sort of odour?

Why would urine smell smoky? Like a smoked ham sort of odour?

Depends: It could be that you are not drinking enough water or fluids and also eating a diet high in meat protein like ham etc. Try eating a lighter diet and drinking more fluids like water daily and see if this helps. ...Read more