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Why Do Bed Sores Smell
Infected dead tissue: Pressure sores are caused when unrelieved sustained pressure causes tissue compromise or death. Bacteria use the dead tissue as a nutritional source and proliferate. Occasionally maggots may also find this a good source of nutrition. Certain bacteria will produce odors that are offensive. Wound care includes surgical removal of dead tissue to limit bacterial growth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A bed sore is an injury to the skin, and tissues beneath the skin, caused by pressure. They can range from a stage one pressure sore (tender, red and does not blanch) to stage four (an open wound extending down to the bone). Early stage pressure sores can respond to off-loading, while deep ulcers require debridement, dressing ...Read more
Why do belly buttons smell funny? Like you stick your finger in there n it's moist and smells funny lol.. Sometimes crusty. Why ? How do you stop it?
Belly buttons: Can collect because of their shape quite a bit of dirt, clean it regularly with hydrogen peroxide on a q tip. ...Read more
Vaginal odor: A few thoughts come to mind. The fishy odor could be bacterial overgrowth and you may need Flagyl for bv. The dead animal odor makes me think of a lost tampon - you might feel around in there to make sure. I'm not sure about why you keep spotting unless it is due to one of these infections causing uterine irritation. If you've had a change of medication, that could also be something to look into. ...Read more
Inhalation: Youre inhaling the aerosol. Wear a mask! ...Read more
No -Bed bug bites: may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from 1 hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensitive blisters may occur. Telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck & legs. ...Read more
Got unwanted guest: Infection can be a unwanted guest. See pmd and have a check up. ...Read more
Because it is: Stressing your body.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Inflammation: Recurrent canker sores are inflammation and ulcers of the lining of the mouth .These may be triggered by stress, food sensitivity. A good anti-inflammatory treatment is dgl - deglyzzrihinated licorice which calms the oral mucosa when chewed. Also reflux from the stomach can be associated with canker sores ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Feet have many : Sweat glands. I would try washing them well with soak and then soaking them in a bucket of lukewarm water with teabags. Do this once a day for a week, then you can cut it down. Your shoe gear may be contaminated with fungus or bacteria and you should disinfect them. There are various sprays to do this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Virus and Stress: Viatmin B12 or vitamin d deficiency. Take a multi-vitamin everyday, spend some time in the sun, and find ways decrease stress. Apply abreva (over the counter) cream as soon as you feel the cold sore. This will shorten (or in some cases get rid of) the cold sore. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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