A 27-year-old female asked:
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i have had a recurring staph infection under one arm for over a year. would changing from antiperspirant roll on to a natural deodorant help? shaving doesnt make a difference

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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Use Antiseptic Soaps: Staph is a difficult bacteria to get rid of it. The deodorants/antiperspirants may not eliminate . So you should try using antiseptic soaps to clear your armpits thoroughly daily. Note down the starting dates of this exercise and see which soap cuts down the number of infections per month/per 6 months
Answered on Aug 30, 2020

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