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How can body odor be treated ?

Yes, i have ammonia like body odor after I shower AND everywhere I go ppl say I smell like I need a shower. I do not swet anywehre on my body other than my crotch area and armpits... It has been ruining my life for years and doctors blow me off like its all in my mind but after the doctors visit Im left to go back to work and other places with this odor problem.. Im 41 years old.. im too old to have an odor problem..
Asked On : Thu, 1 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi...dear XXXXX...,

Thanks for choosing HCM...,

sweat has smelled like ammonia is due to Bacteria...,

HELICOBACTER ...due to eating lot of Protein...,

1) Hydrogen peroxide bath'..... H2O2 soak for the extra oxygen and..,

possible parasite control it offered. To a full bath of hot water added ....,

1/2cup of '35% food grade hydrogen peroxide' and soaked for 30 minutes.

Not only was it a wonderful soak, when skin felt fabulous. ...,

Since that first H2O2 soak, sweat does not smell bad even after 5 hours

2) ketosis, ......When the body burns fats, it produces ketones...,

which smell like ammonia.....,

It's supposed to further burn those ketones down into carbon dioxide and water...,

but it can't always do that.

3) One reason for that is that you may not be eating enough carbohydrates....,

The body uses carbohydrates to burn the ketones....,

Not enough carbohydrates means insufficient energy available to burn the ketones...,

so they get out into your bloodstream and eventually into your lungs and sweat...,

where you can smell them. Eat some baked potatoes and see if it gets any better.

4) Alternatively, it may indicate a problem with carbohydrate metabolism....,

diabetes can give this problem.......

So elicit the treatment accordingly...ok..good luck.....
Answered: Fri, 2 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Jangid's  Response
Dear Sweet,
Body odour (Bromhidrsis) is not an uncommon disease. This is due to bacterial overgrowth in excessive sweating areas like groin and axilla. so these measures will definatly helpful for you
1. shave the pubic and axillary hairs
2. use loose clothing
3. appply topical antibiotics (muperocin, fucidic acid) at night
4. Take a course of antifungal orally (Tab. Itraconazole 100mg BD for 15 days)
5. Use alluminium salts to reduce sweating

Answered: Thu, 5 Apr 2012
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