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What Causes Belly Button Odor & Other Facts About The Body

August 22, 2019

What Causes Belly Button Odor & Other Facts
About The Body Alright, so you’re just enjoying your regular
day, and suddenly you smell an awful, bad stink coming from somewhere. You look around only to find that, oh gosh,
it’s coming from your belly button! You’re shocked, but most of all confused:
why does your belly button smell? Well, we’re going to answer that and some
other question in today’s video: Why Does My Belly Button Smell And Other Facts. But first, why don’t you hit that subscribe
button and click the notification bell next to it for all your Unusual, strange, hygiene
and body related facts! Because if you have an odd question that needs
to be answered, obviously you’re going to go to your Bestie! First, let’s start today off by answering
the question: “why does my belly button smell?” Well, there are a couple of reasons why you
might have a stinky belly button and thanks to HEALTH LINE we know them all. So, for this part of the video, we’ll mainly
be consulting their ideas and facts. At least then you can finally answer the question
of “why does my belly button smell?” The First Reason Your Belly Button Might Smell:
According to HEALTH LINE, the first and probably most common answer to the “why does my belly
button emit an awful and bad stink” is poor hygiene. Observing hygiene is incredibly, incredibly
important, we cannot stress this enough. You especially have to observe hygiene within
your belly button because HEALTH LINE says that it has it’s own tiny ecosystem. For starters, gross, and for seconders, please
explain further. Well, research done by the PUBLIC LIBRARY
OF SCIENCE found that “our belly buttons may be home to nearly 70 different types of bacteria. Fungi and other germs can also get trapped
inside the belly button region.” Then, these bacteria and germs eat dead skin,
dirt, sweat and all the other gross, stinky stuff you’d find in your belly button and
then, they multiply. After a while, and especially if you don’t
observe good hygiene and clean down there once in a while, they’ll mix with a lot of
the sweat and dirt and start to stink. So, there you have it, your belly button smells
bad because you don’t wash up enough. The Second Reason Your Belly Button Might
Smell: The second answer to the all important “why does my belly button smell as bad as
heck” question is something a little more serious than poor hygiene: specifically, infection. According to the folks at HEALTH LINE, “Candida
is a type of yeast that likes to grow in dark, warm, and moist environments, like your groin
and underarms.” This, among other infections, not only create
horrible, bad smells but also create a lot of potential problems for your body. You’ll want to seek help from a medical professional
if you find yourself with a stinky infection that doesn’t go away after you wash it. The Third Reason Your Belly Button Might Smell:
Here we start to get into a grosser territory, so this is only if you’ve completely ruled
out options one and two for reasons as to why your belly button might stink. Ready? Alright, here it is: the third reason for
a stinky belly button is Epidermoid and pilar cysts. You can probably imagine what these entail,
but we’ll let HEALTH LINE explain them better: “An epidermoid cyst is a bump that starts
in the top layer of skin, and a pilar cyst starts near the hair follicle. Both of these cysts contain cells inside a
membrane that produce and secrete a thick keratin protein sludge. If one of these cysts gets large and bursts,
the thick, yellow, foul-smelling discharge will drain from it.” So there you go, if you have gross bumps all
around your belly button, you might have Epidermoid and/or pilar cysts. Just go to a doctor if you find you have these. The Fourth Reason Your Belly Button Might
Smell: Alright, the last reason for having a stinky belly button is probably just as
gross as number three, but much less common. The number four reason for having a stinky
belly button is Sebaceous cysts. Once again, we’ll let HEALTH LINE handle this
one: “[they] originate in the sebaceous glands, which normally produce a waxy and oily lipid
mixture called sebum for skin lubrication and protective properties. Sebaceous cysts fill up with sebum and can
become infected. If you hadn’t already guessed, they can become
pretty stinky as well. Again, if you have cysts near your belly button,
please go see a doctor. Well, now you know why you might have an awful
smelling belly button. Unless it’s bad hygiene, you should probably
seek medical attention. For starters, you don’t want smelly odors
coming from anywhere on your body, let alone a place there isn’t supposed to be smelly
odors like your belly button. Also, what’s the point in ignoring it and
potentially damaging yourself even further? And so, we move away from the world of smelly
belly button odors and into the world of interesting facts about the human body. Who knows, there might be even more smelly
odors to come! Unusual Fact Number 1: Think about blushing
for a second. Maybe you see that cute girl you like, or
maybe your crush says something complimentary to you and you can’t help but go all red. Well did you know that when you blush, your
stomach blushes too? Yeah, according to TWENTY TWO WORDS, whenever
you blush outwardly, the inside of your stomach blushes as well. Hm… we always knew the expression that goes
“a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” but we didn’t think they meant it literally… Unusual Fact Number 2: Let’s move from your
blushing stomach to your eyelashes. Maybe you spend hours making them up, maybe
you wear falsies, either way, you’re just making a home for mites. That’s right, according to a study done by
mites” living in your eyelashes. Apparently, they eat, sleep, and even fornicate
right next to your peepers. Real nice, mites, you guys are just the epitome
of class. Unusual Fact Number 3: Remember that comment
about going through a man’s heart to get to his stomach… or wait, the other way around. Nevertheless, let’s talk about hearts for
a second. Here’s a fun fact out your ticker: apparently,
the folks at ALL THAT’S INTERESTING.COM tell us that they can still beat even when they’re
outside their bodies! In a report done by ALJAZEERA AMERICA that
was relayed to ALL THAT’S INTERESTING.COM, they tell us that human hearts are kept beating
on the way to being transplanted. Wow, we gotta say, that’s pretty creepy! Unusual Fact Number 4: And now, we travel
from a tell tale heart to a tell tale… uh… saliva. Turns out, that we humans are pretty spitty. As a matter of fact, fact collector SCOOP
WHOOP.COM reports that humans produce as much as two pints of saliva IN A DAY! We do it to keep our mouths clean, healthy
and bacteria free, but that sure is a whole lot of spit! Unusual Fact Number 5: What an awesome, yet
Unusual and somewhat gross journey around the human body! We’re learning all sorts of awesome but strange
facts about ourselves, aren’t we? Alright, so from the spitty mouth we travel
to the human brain, one of the most complex systems on planet earth. It’s so complex that we humans don’t even
fully understand each of its operations. Imagine that! All of human history to discover how our primary
organ works and we’re still in the dark! Anyways, that’s not the fact we wanted to
share today, it’s not nearly unusual enough. We consulted ALL THAT’S INTERESTING.COM again,
and they reported that in cases of extreme starvation, the brain will begin to eat itself. Kind of like a zombie, but if the zombie was
inside you and it was eating its own brain… ow! That’s really giving us a headache to think
about! Unusual Fact Number 6: While we take some
Advil, why don’t we talk about a Unusual fact that isn’t so mind bending? How about we move from the brain down to your
private parts, where we’re going to talk about urine for a second. Apparently, according to the KENT STATE SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT, fresh urine is cleaner than water, spit or even the skin on your face! Yeah, believe it! So the next time you’re thirsty, just– (say
this in a fast, public service announcement kind of voice: the voice over artist had to
be cut off here because they were about to say something really dumb that was obviously
a joke, but we don’t want to get sued or blamed for any dumb activity). Unusual Fact Number 7: And finally, let’s
explore one last Unusual fact about your bodies. We all know that there are 206 bones in the
human body (and we all know the pick up line that starts with that fact, you can keep it
to yourself) but can you guess where the majority of those bone are? If you guessed your feet, then you’re absolutely
correct! This comes from the people and experts at
HEALTH COMMUNITIES.COM, who tell us that 26 bones are in located just in the ankle and
foot. Neat-o! And that concludes our video about Unusual
facts and belly button odors? Did you learn anything, or were you too grossed
out to continue? Obviously, you weren’t if you made it all
the way here, so let us know in the comments section below if you were one of the few tough
enough to get through the whole thing. If you were, kudos!


  • Reply Bestie March 14, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    Did you learn anything, or were you too grossed out to continue? Obviously, you weren't if you made it all the way here, so let us know in the comments section below if you were one of the few tough enough to get through the whole thing. If you were, kudos! If you enjoyed this video, please give it a like and share it with your friends! 😊

  • Reply INSATIABLE IS MY NAME March 14, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    Just Shower daily you won't have anything 2 worry about

  • Reply Ron Cameron March 14, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    Great video , I had to send it to two friends via email because they both stick their fingers in their belly button hole and then smell their finger . They were actually both polite when they do it by offering me a whiff which I always decline their offer .

  • Reply Ron Cameron March 14, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    Question , why do we get calluses on our toes and does it mean anything health wise ?

  • Reply CanndyDrive Gaming March 14, 2019 at 1:41 pm

    How can your belly botton smell lol I never had that problem

  • Reply Tina Faulkner March 14, 2019 at 2:13 pm

    Made it to the end, I don't gross out easily thank goodness! Thanks for the info Bestie! 😉

  • Reply Jayson Naidoo March 14, 2019 at 2:41 pm

    My belly button doesn't smells
    It only stinks lol

  • Reply Mansi March 14, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    Really gross..

  • Reply Lia Johnson March 14, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    that's what I was fixing to message and say if your belly Botton smeils then your just a nasty mf.. plan and simple

  • Reply Renu Singh March 14, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    Wasn't a gross video 😆

  • Reply The Canadian Weeabou March 14, 2019 at 11:45 pm


  • Reply SAWI March 15, 2019 at 1:44 am

    this video is hilarious

  • Reply Ricky Rick March 15, 2019 at 3:47 am

    If you think my belly button stinks, you ought to smell my ass.

  • Reply Mhyallah NYLII March 20, 2019 at 1:38 am

    I don't have a belly button 😐

  • Reply Dave Humphrey March 23, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    I have a fetish of navels, i poke and lick…. The dirtier the better to smell

  • Reply ArvinPlayz April 21, 2019 at 1:07 am

    I think I have a tic tac in my belly button

  • Reply Rhonda Glassey April 28, 2019 at 5:39 am

    My bellybutton smell like my butthole I shower daily by the way

  • Reply Jeepgurl87 May 18, 2019 at 3:14 am

    I clean my belly button 3 to 4 times a day! I like being clean lol.

  • Reply ܔܛܔܔ ܔܛܔ May 24, 2019 at 6:49 am

    I think it only smells when its your belly button is deep!

  • Reply Youmadbruv X June 4, 2019 at 1:55 pm

    I heard that poop comes out of your belly button is that true.

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