From Arizona, USA:
My 10 year old daughter has a terrible odor about her. Even after bathing and brushing her teeth, her body and breath remain strong. Her urine seems stronger than normal. She has a thyroglossal duct cyst with an opening at the base of her neck. Could the cyst be the cause of this odor?
A thyroglossal duct cyst can have an odor if the opening in her neck is still present. I would suggest talking to your pediatrician about having the thyroglossal duct cyst surgically removed if there is a foul odor.
Original posting 3 Mar 2001
Posted to Other Illnesses
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:18
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