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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Wouldn't: Recommend antibiotic for perspiration and body odor. Just use a reputable antiperspirant.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Any soap: will do. Use one with an antibacterial ingredient. Also use antiperspirant.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
9 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Body odor is caused by skin bacteria. So, first guess is a urinary tract infection. Urine that smells like anything other than urine is due to other ... Read More
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Dr. Sergio Vaisman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Sweatty urine ?: I don't pass up odd-ball questions. There is no way to look this up. Bo is the result of sweat and skin flakes: in a moist, acidic, oily enviroment. F ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Soap & water: If washing fails to correct the odor, see a dr. Check for diabetes among other things. Check to see if your clothing smells.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is: When your kidnes are not functioning properly there is build up of chemicals in the body and can give bad odor.The common causes of bad odor are diet ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Can be with azotemia: No correlation between body odor & norm, ally functioning kidneys. But serious kidney disease, as in end stage kideny disease or failing kidneys subje ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mark Mcgranahan
24 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor.: There are many possible causes for body odor in young children. Some are minor, but other causes can be potentially very serious. I recommend that y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Salvatore Biazzo
28 years experience Family Medicine
Body odor causes: The reason that body odor occurs is because bacteria break down the oils secreted by our sweat glands. It is possible that your new partner may have ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: It depends entirely on what kind of perfume your partner wears and how much rubs off on you. Or, if you're a slob and she/he makes you bathe more ofte ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
No relation: masturbation has absolutely nothing to do with armpit odor.

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