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Is there any correlation between kidney function and body odor?

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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

I am unaware of a direct correlation between body odor and kidney function.

In brief: Unlikely

I am unaware of a direct correlation between body odor and kidney function.
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Yes

But not always.
If kidneys fail, the smell of urea products will be noted through skin and breath due to lack of efficient removal by the kidneys.

In brief: Yes

But not always.
If kidneys fail, the smell of urea products will be noted through skin and breath due to lack of efficient removal by the kidneys.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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