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Upper Darby, PA
A 17-year-old female asked:

I have excessive odor in my armpits that won't go away, this started last school year and i've tried everything even hypercare, it has made me depressed, i'm homeschooled, i don't see friends anymore, i can't use the same rag for my armpits and body becau

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Body odor: Body odor is very much affected by our diet. Medications and stress can also change it. Staying well hydrated with pure water. eating a 'clean' diet (avoid fast foods, pre-packaged products, preservatives, excessive red meat) and regularly exercising will help reduce unnatural body odor.

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Last updated May 11, 2015

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