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Deodorant For Musty Smelling Armpit
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it bad to rub deodorant onto your skin 6 times under each armpit? Are there dangerous chemicals in deodorant?
Overkill: The material you lay down with one application is more than adequate to last the day in most situations.If you are involved in sweaty activity and must bathe again, re-application would be reasonable. If you are doing this 6X/day it is an obsessive behavior and you need to find a mental health professional and sort out the reason behind it. Your life could be much better. ...Read more
Been using the same deodorant for years but within the last month my armpits have started burning when i apply it. Why?
new formulation: It is possible that the brand you're using has changed the ingredients in it. I would stop using it until your skin has turned to normal. You could try unscented almay. ...Read more
Since my total thyroidectomy my armpits are in overdrive for perspire. Dove deodorant is not working anymore. . What's the best kind to use for a F.
I have what look like a clump of built up deodorant in my left armpit I don't know if I should squeeze it or not what could this be? Serious! Or no
Wash off: with plain soap and water and then see what is remaining. Should be ok with good cleaning. ...Read more
Deodorant: some are scented and when you perspire there can be a unique scent. try another brand and see if this helps ...Read more
Contact dermatitis: You either have an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis--a reaction to something your skin is coming in contact with. Most common agents are either fragrances or preservatives in topical products. Start with fragrance-free or unscented antiperspirants. You can add otc 1% cortisone cream to reduce irritation. If not better, see your local dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer