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Why do my earrings smell like cheese?

For every occasion, even a solo soirée, a well-crafted cheese platter is the way to go. You can’t go wrong with cheese on salads, tacos, eggs, or sandwiches. This beloved dairy product will almost always enhance any recipe you throw its way. For true cheese lovers, nothing beats the aroma—until it’s emanating from their own ears. Their earrings, in particular. So, I have to ask: What gives your earrings that cheesey aroma?

If you’re having additional skin problems near your piercing holes, dermatologists say it’s really important to pay attention to earring odor. According to board-certified dermatologist Dr. Amy Huang of the Medical Offices of Manhattan, a cheesy odor may indicate inflammation. Read the article.