A 31-year-old male asked:

I have stronger odor in left armpit for 20 days, doesn't go away with washing easily. dr bennett said here this may be due malignancy, but what type?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
One idea: There is a strain of corynebacterium that produces an unusual odor sometimes in just one. I am not an expert on this, but you could try shaving it and using benzoyl peroxide. If this fails, I apologize in advance; check with your personal physician.
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