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My grandaughter has a really bad skin odor that can't be washed away. Is it a disease or something?

My grandaughter has a really bad skin odor that can't be washed away. Is it a disease or something?

Ask your doctor: Take your granddaughter to a pediatrician or specialist to evaluate for possible infection, dermatologic problem, or perhaps a metabolic disease. Examination and/or lab testing may uncover the cause of the persistent odor. ...Read more

Skin Odor (Definition)

Skin odor is a symptom in which a person has either an unusual odor coming from his skin, or an exaggerated odor of a "normal" scent. Skin odors can be due to poor hygiene, familial/hereditary traits, skin infections, hormonal problems, ...Read more


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Smelly, musty skin odor?

Smelly, musty skin odor?

Several causes: What is the patient we are talking about, as this can be due to different conditions. In children, phenylketonuria produces a characteristic "mousy, musty body odor". Conditions such as candidiasis, hydradenitis suppurativa, as well as factors such as mensturual cycle can change body odor. ...Read more

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What type of health issues include skin odor that recently and consistently smells like urine with an EKG that shows ischemia, increased WBC w/o fever severe fatigue, headaches and pain in the body?

What type of health issues include skin odor that recently and consistently smells like urine with an EKG that shows ischemia, increased WBC w/o fever severe fatigue, headaches and pain in the body?

These are urgent.: You may have reduced kidney function, high blood pressure and an infection not helped by tamiflu. You need to see a doctor urgently for an examination and for blood tests to clarify these issues. Please don't delay! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sweaty sock odor?

What is the best treatment for sweaty sock odor?

Work at it...: First off, make sure your feet stay dry and clean. Wash between the toes each day and wear fresh socks. •acrylic cushion sock fabric maintains resiliency and provides a more natural yielding, forgiving, dynamic environment for the foot (like walking barefoot in grass or sand). •result: more protection, more comfort. Secondly, use drying agents directly on the foot, like certain-dry or drysol. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for maple syrup urine odor?

What is the best treatment for maple syrup urine odor?

Work up: Have you been diagnosed with maple syrup urine disease? This is a disease caused by an inability to metabolize certain amino acids. Urine & blood Amino Acid analysis makes diagnosis of this genetic disorder. If you have it, avoid certain foods to prevent brain damage. Avoiding leucine containing foods is the usual treatment. See . ...Read more

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26 y m with excess flatulence(with bad odor) from childhood esp increase with legumes(etc), otherwise normal, what's the best treatment?

26 y m with excess flatulence(with bad odor) from childhood  esp increase with legumes(etc), otherwise normal, what's the best treatment?

Multiple: You could try using probiotics daily, which can help restore the normal gut bacteria to its appropriate balance. Also, there are products containing simethicone that help to break down the gas in the gut (bean-o, gas-x). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin tags?

What is the best treatment for skin tags?

Ignore or...: Skin tags are usually benign, but some times annoying growths on the body. Being medially harmless, they can be left alone. If bothersome can be removed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin pores ?

Great make up: Large, unsightly skin pores on the nose or cheeks are difficult to reduce in size. They can be shrunk temporarily with a face peel, and sometimes with laser treatments. But I've gotten excellent results with Bobby brown skin products, especially their foundations and daytime moisturizing cream's. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin that has been scratched raw and is oozing?

What is the best treatment for skin that has been scratched raw and is oozing?

Start with topical: antibiotics and dry out with domeboro soaks, both twice a day. if not improving within a few days, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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