A member asked:

I sweat under my breasts and it gives off body oder - it just started happening maybe a year ago? how do i prevent this smell and sweating.

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hygiene: Using neutral soap daily, a mild deodorant that kills bacterias can be usefull too. Avoid bras made out of plastic as well.

Answered 5/1/2015


Dr. Yash Khanna answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Candida Infection: Sweating under the breast predisposes to yeast or fungus infection. Moistness under the breasts is ideal for fungus to thrive and spread and it can also lead to secondary infection and foul odor you can use over the counter antifungal cream and if does not help get it checked from your doctor. Preventive measure keep the area dry wear loose fitting clothes of natural fiber can use a soft cotton pa.

Answered 10/4/2016



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