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How can i get rid of bad body odor from armpits?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Wash frequently: and use deodorant.

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How can I get rid of bad body odor?

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Clean up Diet: Eliminate sugars, carbohydrates from your diet. Eat organic fruits and vegetables and reduce meat intake. Take a supplement with large quantities of chlorophyll as well as vegetables high in chlorophyll. Take probiotics three times daily till odor gone. Bathe daily. If these things don't work within a couple of weeks you need to have scopes done top and bottom (egd/colonoscopy).
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How can I stop having very bad body odor?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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Find cause to RX: If your odor is caused by poor hygiene, you should be able to improve it by washing body, hair and clothes more regularly and using deodorants. Sometimes it can be from dental problems so if it seems related to the mouth, see your dentist. Sometimes it is related to what you have eaten/drunk so be careful to avoid strong-smelling things even alcohol. If these measures fail, see your doctor.
A 30-year-old member asked:

How do I get rid of body odor for good?

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Dr. Brad Eilerman
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Body odor: Some degree of body odor is very normal in the post pubertal adult. Hygiene and deodorants can mask the odor but there are not many healthy choices to eliminate odor "for good".
A 47-year-old member asked:

How can I get rid of body odor?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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You can't: Everyone will have a smell but we don't want it to be overpowering. Pay attention to hygiene- wash clothes, body, hair often and brush teeth. Use a deodorant and avoid strong smelling foods, tobacco and alcohol. If those measures fail, you may have a medical or dental condition so consider seeing your doctor.
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What causes bad body odor?

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Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 52 years experience
Poor hygiene: Excess sweating. Eating highly seasoned foods like garlic, not bathing frequently, having skin infections, certain body secretions, incontinence - all of these can cause strong body odors.
Last updated Jul 7, 2014

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