My mother has developed a bad odor, can it be because of any medication ?
Abouttwo and a half years ago I noticed that my mother developed bad odour inspite the fact that she is a very clean woman. The smell changes but I woud say it is a chemical smell. She did lots of tests amongst them at the gynecologist and all doctors say that there is nothing wrong with her. Last December she did a knee replacement operation and during her stay at the hospital the smell vanished from home. Before the operation she did a number of blood test and all gave good results. There was one doctor who said that it could be the tablets she is taking for high blood pressure , for cholesterol and for diabetes . He said that it is going to take a while whle they detect what is causing the smell and he changed Metformin. The smell stopped for approx. a month but it got back eventuelly. My mother is 80 years old but still self sufficient. Please do tell me what you think.
bed smell is due to bacterial fermentation of the perspiration.
common in diabetic pt.
apply antibacterial cream twice a day
apply anti perspiration powder in morning
take azithromycin 250 twice a day for three day
Answered: Mon, 18 Apr 2011
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