Rare Native American skin disease

Body odor or B.O., is a foul smell of the body caused by excessive perspiration and multiplied bacteria and grow rapidly on our skin. Sweat is odorless to human, but the condition are known in medical term as; bromhidrosis, apocrine bromhidrosis, bromidrosis, osmidrosis, ozochrotia, fetid sweat, body smell or malodorous sweating. Body odor of an individual is influenced by diets, lifestyle, gender, genetics, health and medication, and major perspiration (sweating), transpiration or diaphoresis, producing fluid consisting primarily of water as well as kinds of dissolved solids or chlorides excreted by the sweat glands of the skin.

Foot Odor

Wearing socks and shoes without enough ventilation for many hours creates unpleasant foot odor, and the main cause is the foot sweat. This create bacteria to produce and grow bad odor substances on our skin, as part of the “human flora”. Hair on the toes, can contribute to intensify the foot odor.

Halitosis or Bad Breath

Halitosis or bad breath, is one of the most unpleasant body odor smelled during exhale or inhale breathing. Common cause for bad breath are abscess of the gum, tooth decay, or the most common location for related halitosis or bad breath is the tongue. The Malodorous compounds and fatty acids are bacterias produced in the tongue that cause foul smells, and putrefaction or decomposition of animal proteins by anaerobic microorganisms. And here are some tools for hygienic oral purposes after brushing our teeth:


Earwax or Cerumin in medical terminology is a yellowish substance secreted in the ear canal of a person or mammals. The earwax protects skin of the ear canal, and helps in clearing and lubricates and protect the ear from fungi, bacteria, water and insects. But we have to clean our ears, because excessive cerumin can press the eardrum and occlude the external auditory canal and impaired hearing. It causes bad odor if the cerumin mixed with vicious modified apocrine sweat glands. According to some research, East Asians and Native Americans are more likely having dry type of earwax because of recessive dominance, and Caucasians and Africans are more likely having wet earwax type.

2) Riga-Fede or Eosinophilic

Riga-fede or Eosinophilic ulcer of the oral mucosa or Eosinophilic ulcer of the tongue, and traumatic eosinophilic granuloma is a condition described as ulcer with an elevated and indurated border.

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