What is Trimethylaminuria?

Trimethylaminuria is a disorder in which the body is unable to break down trimethylamine, a chemical compound that has a pungent odor.Its a rare metabolic disorder,where Trimethylamine cannot be broken down due to enzyme defects.

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hello doctor i have been having a foul fishy scent since the past 2 years.i shower 3 to 4 times a day but no change not even a little.and it smells...

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Foul fishy body odor can be due to multiple causes.
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Are you taking any vitamin or...

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hi there ,I have two probs.the first is that people say that I smell of urine but as far as I know I don't pee myself.People have been saying this...

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I understand your concern.You symptoms and history sound...

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I have severe case of chronic halitosis. Going back 16 years or so. Initially I chewed trident gum for 6 to 7 years to mask the bad breath and it...

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? Fish odor syndrome

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Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.

Halitosis most commonly...

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