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I have hyperhidrosis and I smell so bad it's socially ruining my life. Is there any help for me?

I have hyperhidrosis and I smell so bad it's socially ruining my life. Is there any help for me?

There is hope!: Possible treatments may include: tea soaks, antiperspirants, medications, iontophoresis, Botox and endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ets). ...Read more

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Is the smell of the weed is bad for my baby?

Is the smell of the weed is bad for my baby?

Smoke?: If you're referring to exposing your baby to second-hand marijuana smoke exposure, the answer is a definite "yes." please desist......... ...Read more

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Does not eating can make your odor smells bad?

Does not eating can make your odor smells bad?

No food equals odors: Yes, when one is fully anorexic or fasting their ketones increase and they can smell from their breath to their sweat and other body fluids.

If you are 'ketotic' as we call it, then you need to ingest some proteins and fluids to return to a normal state. ...Read more

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How come people say I smell bad but I can't smell anything?

How come people say I smell bad but I can't smell anything?

Possible reasons: You might have anosmia or you make have grown accustomed to the smell and block it out. ...Read more

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What can I eat or do to make flatulent smells less bad or disappear?

What can I eat or do to make flatulent smells less bad or disappear?

Eat less: You may need to reduce your intake. After that you may wish to eliminate one food type at a time to see what reduces your problem. Reducing the intake alone may be sufficient.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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There's a bad smell in our house and we keep getting sick, what to do?

There's a bad smell in our house and we keep getting sick, what to do?

Health Department: Your local Health Department may be able to come out cnad check for things likes molds and other gases and things. ...Read more

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I shower every morning but I still smell really bad! I need help quick?

I shower every morning but I still smell really bad! I need help quick?

Use a deodorant: Try showering twice a day. Perhaps you sweat more than average. Also use a deodorant/antiperspirant. You may need to change your diet as well. If you eat foods that have a lot of garlic in them, your body will smell no matter how many times you shower. Also consider using some cologne. ...Read more

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I got a permanent crown without cement, starting to smell on bite. Is this bad?

Yes: You had a final crown put on without cement (unless it's an implant crown) and it starts to smell, I would recommend you go see a dentist. ...Read more

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Have dark thick green snot with bad smell had it for a month now what could be the cause?

Have dark thick green snot with bad smell had it for a month now what could be the cause?

Bad snot: As long as you are not coughing or having breathing problems we can safely assume given the time that its not lung related. The next is to look at your sinuses - this is the most common cause. I would see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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After havkmg intercorse with my boyfriend a bad smell lingers inside of me after ejactulation?

After havkmg intercorse with my boyfriend a bad smell lingers inside of me after ejactulation?

Vaginal odor: Foul smelling discharge needs to be evaluated. The most common cause is a nonsexually transmitted overgrowth of bacteria called bacterial vaginosis. Testing for other sexually transmitted disease may need to be done as well. ...Read more

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I smell bad thing at night it comes and goes every 10 to 15mis and stays for 5 seconds. What could it be?

I smell bad thing at night it comes and goes every 10 to 15mis and stays for 5 seconds. What could it be?

Depends: We need more details to answer this question. Are you smelling a part of your body or is it some pungent odor in the room
does this only happen at night.?
Where are you when it occurs?
Do you have any other symptoms?
It could be anything from a rotting piece of garbage to an infection or a form of epilepsy to a random skunk roaming around the house. ...Read more

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My bellybutton always have a weird bad smell : (no matter how much I clean it, & its wounded immediately from any contact despite how gentle it is!?

My bellybutton always have a weird bad smell : (no matter how much I clean it, & its wounded immediately from any contact despite how gentle it is!?

See your doctor: This could be a peristent duct from the bowel. See your doctor. This could be an easy fix with minor surgery rather than continuing to let it bother you. ...Read more

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I am 23 years old and I wash daily, but as soon as I wash I again smell bad right away. Its ruining my life. Please help me! I am 23 years old and I wash daily, but as soon as I wash I again smell bad right away. Its ruining my life. Please help me!

I am 23 years old and I wash daily, but as soon as I wash I again smell bad right away. Its ruining my life. Please help me! I am 23 years old and I wash daily, but as soon as I wash I again smell bad right away. Its ruining my life. Please help me!

Anyone else complain: Wash, clean clothes, clean outerclothes and clean shoes, plus judicious use of deodorant. Also, have you seen a dentist recently? Gum diseae can lead to a constant fould odor that you may be noticing. ...Read more

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Does lochia smell bad?

Does lochia smell bad?

Not normally: Lochia is postpartum vaginal discharge comprised of mucus, blood, and placental tissue. It is supposed to smell like your normal menstrual flow. If it is malodorous, this may indicate infection. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits smell so bad?

Why do my armpits smell so bad?

Bacteria: The bacteria in your armpits are responsible for the smell. They use the sweat and oil from your arm pit glands to grow and produce smelly chemicals. ...Read more

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Does smoking make you smell bad?

Does smoking make you smell bad?

Smoking: Yes! Smoking leaves a residue on you and your surroundings. This causes the smell of smoke on your skin, hair, and clothes. My advice would be to quit smoking. ...Read more

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Is the smell of sharpie bad for kids?

Is the smell of sharpie bad for kids?

Sharpies: Some people are very sensitive to it (same thing with perfumes, sprays, paints etc). It can make them dizzy, short of breath, trigger asthma attack, even severe anaphylactic reaction. On your kid, it depends on what you observe. Use sharpies to write, not to smell it. If you kid have symptoms then consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why doesn't a child's sweat smell bad?

Hormones: They are not present so bacteria does not grow as easily. ...Read more

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Can healthy vaginas smell bad when aroused?

Can healthy vaginas smell bad when aroused?

No: No vagina will smell bad only if infected or uine ollects and dries
around it
rousal should not make vagina smell bad. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a cyst could cause bad smell?

Is it possible that a cyst could cause bad smell?

Oh yes!!!: Epidermoid cysts, aka sebaceous cysts are very smelly if the contents are expressed. There is a small pore that can sometimes drain a smelly mixture of degraded lipid and keratin. Some cysts can also get infected, and the pus can also be smelly when it drains. Fortunately cysts are easily removed at your Drs office. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a bad sense of smell?

Two things: Either your smell nerves have been shot or your flow of air from your nose entry to your smell nerves has been impaired. ...Read more

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I am having too much farts problem with bad smell?

I am having too much farts problem with bad smell?

Gas issues: It may not be anything wrong. Some people do smell worse than others. Certain foods make it worse, but if you don't feel you are passing gas excessively and having no other symptoms (diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss, appetite issues), you may just watch what you're eating. ...Read more

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How come I smell bad when I take a shower everyday?

How come I smell bad when I take a shower everyday?

You're an adult: Forgive my frankness. I'm glad you shower daily -- in the us, many folks do this more than once daily. And most adults need to use a deodorant in addition to daily showering. Body odor is becoming unacceptable in most of the world, and if you want to keep your job, you will need use a modern deodorant. ...Read more

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My urine has a bad odor smell what can I do or take?

My urine has a bad odor smell what can I do or take?

Hydration: It could be something you ate (asparagus?), dehydration or an infection. Increase your fluid intake. If the symptoms don't improve or if you start having pain, fever...See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having discharged with a bad smell. What is that?

I'm having discharged with a bad smell. What is that?

Possibilities.: Malodorous vaginal discharge? Sexually active? See you are on antibiotics. That could lead to yeast sometimes but it doesn't have a bad odor. You could have bacterial vaginosos or an std. It warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Bring up lumps of off colour stuff that smells very bad.

Bring up lumps of off colour stuff that smells very bad.

See dr: Not much to go on here, but anytime there is a discharge from some where that includes a color to it and a foul odor, should warrant an evaluation by a health care provider to check for a possible infection. Best wishes. ...Read more