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For a few weeks now my urine has a strong onion like smell whenever I use the bathroom and my armpits smell even after shower and using deodorant?

For a few weeks now my urine has a strong onion like smell whenever I use the bathroom and my armpits smell even after shower and using deodorant?

Nonspecific: There is no diagnostic significance of those observations which are quite nonspecific. Your physician can order a urinalysis and microscopic examination of the urinary sediment to check for abnormalities for peace of mind. ...Read more

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My armpits smell even after a shower and deodorant. What else can I do?

Underarm odor: This usually means that your skin has a bacteria present that is not being killed with normal cleansing. You could try washing each day for 3-4 days with a soap called hibiclens which is over the counter. Don't overdo it or you will dry out your skin or irritate it. If that does not work ask your doctor for a prescription for Clindamycin topical solution and apply it twice a day for a week. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits still smell after I shower?

Why do my armpits still smell after I shower?

More energetic scrub: You need to wash thoroughly with soap and water and then use a deodorant. You may want one with a pleasing smell. There are lots of choices available at drug stores ...Read more

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Bad smell under right armpit even after shower..

Bad smell under right armpit even after shower..

Poss infection: You may have an infection in the sweat glands under that arm. Suggest you see your primary care for evaluation and possible referral to dermatologist if indicated. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My armpits itch only when I am in the shower.could it be from Gillette deodorant ? Any home remedies for itch?tried speed stick but smell in 12 hours

My armpits itch only when I am in the shower.could it be from Gillette deodorant ? Any home remedies for itch?tried speed stick but smell in 12 hours

Deodorant and: soap can both cause itching. Antipersperant even more likely do do so. Do you eat things w/strong odors such as garlic and onions? Do you take a greens powder mix? All of the above can cause odor. Gold Bond powder can be useful. Please see doc to make sure it is nothing else. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Whenever i take a shower i wash my armpits really well with dove body wash. When i get out & dry my armpits they still smell like body odor. Why?!?

Whenever i take a shower i wash my armpits really well with dove body wash. When i get out & dry my armpits they still smell like body odor. Why?!?

Get scented Dove: Dove "for men" smells good. Irish spring smells good, too. Take a sniff of a few different soaps next time in the store. ...Read more

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My right armpit smells even after a shower and putting on deodorant. What could be the cause?

See doctor: The fact that only one arm is involved makes me concerned yo may have an infection in hair follicles. Do you shave this area? You should be seen by your doctor.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello dr,i noticed that i have a bad armpit smell,like curry,eventhough i haven't eaten curry lately and haven't changed my diet.i shower everyday.

Hello dr,i noticed that i have a bad armpit smell,like curry,eventhough i haven't eaten curry lately and haven't changed my diet.i shower everyday.

Get examined: It is important to know if anyone else detects the same odor? If not, then there may be something wrong with your nose, sinuses , or even the brain which is distorting your sense of smell. If others also smell it, then you may try changing your diet by removing all strong spices, onion, garlic for a week and see if this helps. If not, talk to your doctor. If you sweat a lot, try antiperspirant. ...Read more

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Y do my armpits sweat a lot? It sweats even when its cold. U can't see but smell it a lot. I shower everyday! i tried deodorants & baby powder everythi

Hyperhydrosis: You could be part of the unlucky few who have excessive sweating. Not only is this embarrassing, but you may ruin a lot of clothing. Start treatment with drysol daily, then every other day, then decreasing until you are at a maintenance dose of once weekly. It is more potent antiperspirant than you can get from the store, and can completely change the quality of your life! the sooner, the better! ...Read more

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My armpit still smells even after shower and putting on deo. Has botox hyperhidrosis but nothing works. What should i do to eliminate underarm odor?

My armpit still smells even after shower and putting on deo. Has botox hyperhidrosis but nothing works. What should i do to eliminate underarm odor?

Try aluminum: astringent like DrySol. If this doesn't work or Botox has not worked, please consult an endocrinologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Do armpits smell more as we age? Past two years I notice armpit smell when I lower nose. Never a problem before. Yes I use deodorant and shower.

Arm pit smell: can change, especially if our diet has changed. Are you eating anything different recent.ly? Consider some dietary exclusions and see if anything changes. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My left armpit smells even after i shower and out on deodorant but my right one beverages does and it is always itchy do you know what will help?

My left armpit smells even after i shower and out on deodorant but my right one beverages does and it is always itchy  do you know what  will help?

?rash: Is there a rash with the itching? If so there could be a yeast infection which would require treatment with an anti-yeast cream or ointment(such as lotrimin). Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) is a prescription preparation which has a steroid mixed with it and gives relief of the itching as well. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Left armpit always smells way worse than right. Even minutes after shower. Also, some occasional soreness on left trunk area (lymph nodes?!). Related? What could cause this? Any home remedies?

Dermatology : hey ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist to see if they can make a diagnosis about the armpit. I don't believe the other left Trunk symptoms are related. ...Read more

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I shower daily and maintain hygiene strictly. But lately, my armpits smell very pungent, salty more like semen. Why is that? There are no pimples.

I shower daily and maintain hygiene strictly. But lately, my armpits smell very pungent, salty more like semen. Why is that? There are no pimples.

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. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits smell so bad?

Why do my armpits smell so bad?

Bacteria: The bacteria in your armpits are responsible for the smell. They use the sweat and oil from your arm pit glands to grow and produce smelly chemicals. ...Read more

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My boyfriend wants to smell my armpits. I think that is sick.?

Let him: People have different fetishes. What he is proposing is harmless. ...Read more

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What are some ways to avoid having a wet armpit so that I will not smell bad?

What are some ways to avoid having a wet armpit so that I will not smell bad?

Diaper cream: Antiperspirant, antibacterial soap such as lever 2000, absorbent powder such as zeasorb, and diaper cream such as desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) are options. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits smell musky?

Why do my armpits smell musky?

Bacteria: Apocrine sweat glands secrete an oil in response to stress. Sweat is pushed to the surface of your skin where bacteria begin breaking it down. Most often, it's the bacterial breakdown of apocrine sweat that causes an odor. ...Read more

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My armpits smell a little musty. What is it the deodorant I can use?

My armpits smell a little musty.  What is it the deodorant I can use?

Underarm smell: Odor from underarms is mostly due to bacteria on the skin and in the follicles. Using a antibacterial soap, strong antiperspirant and topical antibiotics such as Erythromycin or Clindamycin lotions may help. Botox injected into underarms will reduce swetting and may help as well. ...Read more

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My boyfriend complainsmy armpits smell a little musty. Is it the deodorant I use?

Bacteria: Use antibacterial soap to decrease bacteria in armpit which breaks down sweat and causes odor. Certin foods uch as asparagus, onions, garlic cn be secreted in sweat. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits smell like spoiled milk and a little sweet smell? Could it be from dairy products?

Why do my armpits smell like spoiled milk and a little sweet smell? Could it be from dairy products?

Apocrine glands: The arm puts have apocrine sweat glands the top part of the cell will dissolve and causes the smell Hormones have a big role ...Read more

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My son / daughter emits very bad foul smell in their armpits any remidy to get free from this smell?

My  son / daughter emits very bad  foul smell in their armpits any remidy to get free from this smell?

Depends on the age..: Teenagers will often perspire more often and during the early stages of puberty will need to pay close attention to hygiene and grooming in certain areas to decrease the chances of body odor. Certain foods can also cause foul smelling perspiration. If this is happening in a young child, after attending to hygiene, i would strongly consider discussing the issue with your child's pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why my armpit smells getting bad any tips?

Arm pit smell: getting worse. Have you changed your diet in any way? Are your taking any medication? All of these things go through our system and can be a source of the odor. Please check w/your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can you stop armpit (body odor) smell?

How can you stop armpit (body odor) smell?

Hygiene: And deodorant. Also avoid spicy foods and certain vegetables if they seem to aggravate the problem. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing the moldy smell under my left armpit?

What could be causing the moldy smell under my left armpit?

Intertrigo: This may be due to a yeast infection such as occurs with "jock itch" over the counter powders and/or creams are available. If this does not produce results within 10 days, i would seek evaluation by a physician and possible prescription medications. ...Read more

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Why does my boyfriends penis literally smell like musty armpits. What's the cause?

Why does my boyfriends penis literally smell like musty armpits. What's the cause?

Hygiene problem?: I'm guessing your boyfriend is uncircumcised and doesn't retract and wash under the foreskin as often as he should (at least once a day). Or maybe he just needs to bathe or shower more often. In any case, this probably isn't an important health problem, just one of hygiene. ...Read more

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