Fish odor syndrome

What is Fish odor syndrome?

Fish odor syndrome (trimethylaminuria) is a genetic disease. Symptoms are often present from birth. Fish odor syndrome is characterized by an offensive body odor and the smell of rotting fish due to the excessive excretion of trimethylaminuria (TMA) in the urine, sweat, and breath of affected individuals.

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My 7 week old baby has a red neck and underarms. She did have a rash but its gone. I'm worried because there is white stuff accumulating there and...

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