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Why Does Baby Spit Up Smell Like Sour Milk
Spoiled milk: Once you mix powder formula it is good for about 2 hours at room temperature and 4 hours in the fridge. When the baby's milk mixes with the stomach enzymes and acid and then comes back up it may appear curdled or have a sour smell. This is normal. Sometimes it helps to keep the baby propped up for about 30 minutes after feeds so he/she will not spit up as much. ...Read more
Probably normal: Many newborns have difficulty retaining milk due to a poorly functioning sphincter muscle where the esophagus and stomach meet. The stomach normally has mucus and the sour smell comes from the acid and digestive juices in the stomach. Make sure your baby is gaining weight and report to your doctor if he seems to be fussy or severely colicky - the spit up can cause heart burn. ...Read more
No telling: It can be any type of infection. Unfortunately, it is hard to differentiate by smell as your smell perception is subjective. ...Read more
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
20 yrs old abnormal discharge that is extremely thick and creamy.. no itch at all, smells funny like old baby milk. when dry it becomes crusty. 1 pt?
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