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My dermatologist has prescribed me reju glow face wash for oily and acne prone skin. Is it safe to use as it contains glyceric acid and salicylic acid and it is winter so should I use or not.
I got a black patch on my right side of face after celebrating holy. So I started to use skin lite since 2 weeks. Does it work or should I stop using?
I am having lots and lots of blackheads appearing on my face and day by day pimples are showing their appearance. My skin looks very messy. I currently use oil clear face wash but due to scorching heat it doesn't last any longer. I am very afraid regarding my facial skin.
Dark brown patches above waist area and below neck such as on stomach, near chest area, shoulders, mostly around chest area for last 2 years. Absolutely no itching etc. Texture of skin different at the place of patches. Slightly rougher than normal. Similar discoloration/pigmentation was there on face around chin, cheeks, forehead for the last 8 years or so. Every time consultation for face pigmentation was done some sunscreens were prescribed. Not much improvement. No treatment taken for patches below neck and above waists. Please suggest treatment and also what is the diagnosis.
She has pain in left side in breast from last few months. Ultrasound report reveals about fibroadenosis. I want to know what is the best possible treatment and in which field i.e. Allopathy or homeopathy. Please suggest. Thanks.
I am 27 years old male person. West Bengal. My problem is Pimples and Dark spot. My skin is very sensitive and very oily. Per day pimples are highlighted my face and with dark spot. So, I am puzzled. please help me.
Everyone is familiar with the causes of body odor from sweat. Sweat itself does not have any odor; it is when it interacts with bacteria (underarm pits or groins), the sweat gives out a body odor. Although body odor brings a downslide during social interactions, the sources of body odor can be more serious than a person might consider and may not go away with regular baths or by applying deodorants. The article discusses a few sources of body odor other than sweat.
The Fish Odour Syndrome
Trimethylaminuria (TMAU) is a common body odor disease due to a genetic disorder. It is also commonly known as the fish odor syndrome and might be inherited in nature. The rare metabolic disorder does not allow the production of Flavin-containing Monooxygenase 3 (FMO3), an enzyme which generally converts trimethylamine (TMA) into trimethylamine oxide (TMAO) by the process of N-oxidation. This results in building up of TMA, which releases a fish odor smell through sweat and mouth. TMAU can be treated naturally in the following ways –
- Keeping distance from foods, which have choline, carnitine, nitrogen and sulphur. For example, salt-water fish, eggs, etc.
- Reducing the doses of antibiotics taken.
- A medical study also suggested that in 85% of the cases, taking in charcoal or copper chlorophyllin helped to reduce the body odor.
There is also secondary trimethylaminuria (TMAU2), a type of TMAU where it is not hereditary.
Rotten Apple Smell
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a diabetic disease when untreated. When the body is not able to compose enough insulin, there is a metabolic disorder which makes the body burn or break down excess fat for fuel. This causes the person to exhale breath with a sweet but disgusting aroma similar to the smell of rotten or decomposing apples. This is the reason why doctors, specializing in body odor, ask the patients to go for a urine or blood test, to determine whether the patient has diabetes. Treating diabetic ketoacidosis is same as managing teeth disorder –
- Brushing teeth regularly and flossing daily.
- Drinking plenty of water to keep the mouth moist.
- Following all the medical prescriptions to regulate the sugar level of the body as given by the doctor.
It is also reported by medical clinics that body odor can result from emotional stress disorders causing excessive perspiration. It is common among teenagers who are in the phase of developing hormones.
A man or woman who is looking completely healthy and fit from the outside can too have body odor disorders. This will affect their social relationships, and so it is always better to seek advice from the specialists so that effective actions can be undertaken as soon as possible. A doctor can prescribe appropriate medication and advise some natural measures to restrain the problem. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.