It is often not hard to get her to do it if she sees or hears something gross. It makes me crack up.
So I was at the gym and I smelled a funny smell in the men's locker room. I came home and told the wife it smelled like parmesan cheese. She immediately started dry heaving and gagging. I now have two questions : 1. Should this be moved to the food and beverage section? 2. Why did it smell like parmesan cheese?
"In the scene where they are guided through a casualty collection point by a glider pilot the medic played by Giovanni Ribisi asks Pvt. Ryvan (played by Ed Burns) to smell a wounded soldier's wound. He says "Tell me if that leg smells like cheese" Can anyone tell me why he asked if it smelled like cheese?"
The smell of cheese is a sign of infection. The stronger the smell, the more sever the infection.
Like others have said it's a serious infection. At that point it would need to be surgically debrided along with antibiotics. Given the timeframe and their location, he'd probably be looking at amputation or death.
Fun Fact: in WWII the supply of penicillin was low, so they often gave soldiers para-aminohippurate (PAH) along with penicillin. PAH competes for the same transporters in the kidney to clear the body, so by giving PAH it takes up the transporters and lets penicillin circulate longer in the body thereby prolonging its effects. The more you know...
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