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Forum Name: Fungal infections

Question: skin rash with odor

 jggraham - Sun Apr 24, 2005 10:20 pm

I have had a skin rash for about 2 years it started on my legs and has gone to my back and stomach. The doctor thought it was an allergy to my laundry soap but we went to a hypoallergenic soap and I still have it and I seem to have an odor on my body that I cant seem to get rid of I take 2 baths a day and I still feel like I smell. Is there a parasite or something that this could be. Please help.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Apr 26, 2005 5:35 am

User avatar Hi jggraham,
Fungal infections usually present with an unusual odor. However, have any diagnostic studies, biopsy etc. been completed to identify the actual cause? If not I would suggest a re-evaluation by your physician or a referral from him/her to a dermatologist to identify the causative factor.

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