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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
51 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Poor hygiene: Excess sweating. Eating highly seasoned foods like garlic, not bathing frequently, having skin infections, certain body secretions, incontinence - all ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Agree w Dr. Carlin.: There are also possible medical causes. Trimethylaminuria (TMAU), liver disease, renal disease & diabetes can cause body odor.

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Dr. Julio Pajaro
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Diet change: I assume you are using a good deodorant soap. That said. Most of our body odor is due to the spices we have in our diet and the amount of meat we c ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Use...: Unscented anti-bacterial soap, under arms, center of chest, crotch, rear. I realize there is some controversy about superficial anti-microbials, but ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: They can't as long as the water is clean and your towel isn't mildewed.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
13 years experience Pediatrics
Younger than 7: For girls younger than 7 years and for boys younger than 8 having body odor or other signs of puberty may signify early puberty. Schedule a check up ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
49 years experience Dermatology
Bromhidrosis: The chief cause of body odor is a small bacterium which is said to be gram-positive. This bacterium grows in the axillary or arm pit regions of the bo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
51 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Excess sweating or l: Excess sweating or lack of regular bathing are common causes of a body odor. Soetimes things that one eats can also cause an odor like garlic. Some pe ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: If you are overweight you could overgrowth of bacteria especially in folds groin and armpits which leads to body odor. Control the diabetes, lose weig ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
49 years experience Dermatology
Bromhidrosis: Frankly, most people who think they smell bad really don't! if body odor is really severe, this is caused by the apocrine glands in the axillary or ar ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Details??: Body odor comes from sweating + bacterial activity on the skin. It may only be a question of beetter hygiene.
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
No: Babies typically do not have any body odor, therefore this is a situation where your child needs to be examined.

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