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fungus stench
Apr 8, 2012

i have a horrid fungus stench all over my body i can smell in the blouse and pants or skirts. Though the stench seem to be mostly on my feet people gag and cough when they come in the proximity of myself even from very far off. People also mark remarks when i passby that i have hiv. I feel there is a possiblity because my husband was a drug user and this odor started three months after being married. It has been 12 years now drs. just ignore me or say ( i don't smell anything) but i believe my mistake is not finding out what my cd4 was after taking 3 hiv blood test. I am planning to have one soon i definitely for the cd4 numbers this issuse has had me depress and at times suicidal because no one can tell why i have this fungus, moldly odour.

Response from Dr. Henry

Recommend an assessment by a good local clinician to assess what is your HIV status and what factors (diet,diabetes, numerous other non-HIV related conditions) could be causing the odor you describe. KH

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