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What causes bad body odor?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Agree w Dr. Carlin.

There are also possible medical causes.
Trimethylaminuria (TMAU), liver disease, renal disease & diabetes can cause body odor.

In brief: Agree w Dr. Carlin.

There are also possible medical causes.
Trimethylaminuria (TMAU), liver disease, renal disease & diabetes can cause body odor.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: Poor hygiene

Excess sweating. Eating highly seasoned foods like garlic, not bathing frequently, having skin infections, certain body secretions, incontinence - all of these can cause strong body odors.

In brief: Poor hygiene

Excess sweating. Eating highly seasoned foods like garlic, not bathing frequently, having skin infections, certain body secretions, incontinence - all of these can cause strong body odors.
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
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