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What Are Some Ways To Avoid Having A Wet Armpit So That I Will Not Smell Bad
I often get really smelly 'down there', sweat and things i guess, but its so embarrassing. What can I do to stop smelling other than having a wash?
Sweat : The smell is typically related to excess sweat and bacteria that thrive in the sweaty environment. Have you tried any remedies to reduce the sweating? There is a prescription medication called drysol for excessive sweating. Try drysol first and if not effective by itself, consider using baking soda to further reduce moisture and create an alkaline environment that bacteria do not like. ...Read more
Help the smell down there when having sex is smells and didn't use to have tried douches what else can I do to make it better its not ok
If : If there is a significant odor in the vaginal area, especially if accompanied by a discharge - would recommend you see your doctor or gyn physician to ensure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more
When I pass gas (fart) it smells so bad that I am embarrassed if people are around. Is there anything I can do to prevent it from smelling so bad?
Passing excessivegas: I understand your discomfort. Avoid: Cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, artichokes, asparagus, brussels sprouts, Beans, legumes Prunes melons, , pears, Bran Fried and fatty foods. Carbonated drinks, fruit drinks, drinking through a straw Drink before meals. Eat and drink slowly. Take Dietary supplements such as Beano or Products containing Simethicone, See Physician if passing of gas continues ...Read more
Is there some home remedy that I can do to help my vaginal ph? I have this odd odor that comes and goes sometimes. I don't understand
Yes: use organic apple cider vinegar 1part to 25 parts of water. There are 2 common causes for vaginal infection-yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. Vinegar will help Bactrial infection. If it does not clear in a few days try vaginal antifungal cream like monistat or clotrimazol and if not better within a few days see PCP or gynecologist ...Read more
I get migraines when I smell perfume that someone is wearing or any cleaning product that I use is there anything I can do to stop this from happening?
Avoid/prevention med: There are a lot of migraine prevention medications, some work better for different people and have different side effects. This is something a good neurologist may really be able to help you with. Until then do your best to avoid the trigger. If it is a coworker asking the person very politely and explaining the problem should hopefully help. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I know if I have some type of infection in my vagina? I tend to smell down there even after washing it. Also, what should I use to wash it?
Bacterial vaginosis?: Strong vaginal odor usually means bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Odor often worse after sex. STDs possible if at risk; from the topic tags you chose, you're awre of this. Treatment is a prescription antibiotic, so get care ASAP for diagnosis, STD testing, and Rx. OK to wash genital area with soap and water, but do not douche, which is unhealthy and makes BV worse. ...Read more
What causes toddlers to become "musty" without sweating a lot? And what can I do to prevent them from geting musty?
A good bath: Given the activity level of most children, they do tend to sweat - even if not to a noticeable degree visually. A good bath once a day or (even twice in some cases - like after sports) can make a difference. A musty smell can also come from clothing that is not dried entirely after laundering. This mildewy odor can be difficult to get rid of. ...Read more
Can I have OCD if I have to do everything in a certain order and way and it's hurting me but i'm not very organized or clean?
Possibly: If your need to do things in a certain order is hurting you it is quite possible that it could be a compulsion, ( a behavior that must be repeated over and over). Ocd can be diagnosed with just obsessions (intrusive repetitive unwanted images or thoughts) or just compulsions. Individuals with OCD can be very disorgazed and messy when they feel they can't make something perfect, they give up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My breast keep getting smaller. I have a weight problem so i know that can be it but are there any types of foods i can eat to get my breast back?
Not really: There are no foods that place fat in any particular place. See your doctor. ...Read more
Can you tell me if there is any ideas to help deal with the pain so bad i often feel like vomiting and so exhausted that i can't get much done?
Pain specialist: It's not clear from your question what is the cause of your pain. However, there are doctors who specialize in pain control. You should find one of those in your city and see what they have to say. There are many means of pain control these days that do not necessarily involve narcotics. Please go, a life of pain is no fun. Hope that helps. ...Read more
What do you recommend if I am feeling a lot of gas in my stomach but for some reason, it's just not comingwant to. How can I make it happen and get the gas out?
I always have very cold hands. What could possibly cause this and is there anything I can do to stop them from being so cold (diet, etc.)?
Multiple causes: Get checked: you may have a condition called Reynaud's Syndrome/Disease or vasomotor instability. No matter, you need a physical exam. ...Read more
White Teeth = Health: While not always true, whiter teeth implies that the individual is healthy and takes care of their personal hygiene. This has shown to be effective in getting better jobs, making easier sales and attracting mates. Techniques for whitening teeth have been so simple and inexpensive that everyone is doing it.....Well almost everyone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am always cold when others aren't. Even in the summer. Is there something wrong with me? If it helps, you might wanna know that when my feet are cold, my toes turn blue. How can I make I so that I'm not cold? Is there a vitamin for this or anything I ca
I've always had perfect skin. However, this new job I have frying food is causing my skin to not be so nice. What can I do to prevent this reaction?
Wash face frequently: Wash your face frequently while at work and after work use a protective face cover while frying food. ...Read more
I have inverted nipples that have are some white milky discharge present upon stimulation. No leaking or anything. I got an ultrasound and there's nothing wrong with them at all, but I want to get them pierced, how bad would that honestly be?
Why?: If you are concerned enough about your nipples to see a physician about a discharge and they were concerned enough to test, why would you want to confuse anything by putting a piece of metal in your nipples? You may not think now you ever want to nurse a baby, but that may change in the future. Piercing may or may not affect your ability to do so depending on the damage done. ...Read more
What to do if I have bad mood swings and I lash out. is there anything that I can buy that's not over-the-counter and have to have a prescription for ?
Go talk to a : counselor to find out if you have a mood disorder or a personality disorder known as borderline personality disorder. The two have entirely different treatments and causes. Mood disorders are chemical and hereditary. treatment is therapy and meds. BPD is caused by dysfunctional upbringing that requires Dialectical therapy and you may need meds if you have co-occurring disorders. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of depression and what can be done to counteract them without medicine? Is there a main reason i feel so shut down and seek to keep people away so i don't hurt them with my words. They seem to hurt anyways. What can I do to know if m
Are there pills to help lower blood pressure? If so, what are they and how do I get them? I believe this may be why i cannot keep an erection.
Yes. See doc. : There are at least 50 medications in common use to treat high bp. You will need to see your doc to get them. This is not likely the cause of your problem with erections. ...Read more
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