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Are anti-perspirant deodorants & anti-perspirant roll-on bad for health in any way ?

Are anti-perspirant deodorants & anti-perspirant roll-on bad for health in any way ?

Technically Yes: Purists, who argue against applying any non-organic substances to your skin, would argue that there are toxic elements in most commercial deodorants. They say that they adversely affect the immune system. Using these products is a choice that depends on your general health and whether you feel the benefits out-weigh the risks. ...Read more

Deodorant (Definition)

A chemical or compound of chemicals intended to mask odor. Underarm odor is caused by bacterial breakdown of the components of sweat. Typical underarm deodorants contain perfumes and alcohol, triclosan or chelated metal compounds ...Read more


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Is antiperspirant deodorant safe?

Is antiperspirant deodorant safe?

Antiperspirants: It's best to let the body do what it needs to, i.e., sweat out toxins (of which there are far too many in our world today). If using an antiperspirant consider using it sparingly, for big events rather than daily. Avoid odorous foods such as garlic and onions on those days when you want to stay especially fresh and clean-smelling. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does nivea or dove deodorant helps lighten armpits ?

No...: Don't believe either of those products has any effect on skin pigmentation. ...Read more

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Are anti-perspirant deodorants harmful?

Hygiene: Nope. If they were most of the human race would be in trouble. ...Read more

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I've been having this musty odor in my pubic area& underarms 2 yrs. I shower, wax or keep hair trim. I use clinical strength deodorant .Embarrassing?

I've been having this musty odor in my pubic area& underarms 2 yrs. I shower, wax or keep hair trim. I use clinical strength deodorant .Embarrassing?

? Yeast Infection: Body odors can be due to a number of issues. The groin and underarms have a high concentration of hair follicles and sweat glands. They can become infected. The moisture can lead to yeast infections of the skin or glands in these areas. If yeast infection, may be a sign of other condition like diabetes. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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25 yr old daughter can't get rid of armpit odor no matter the deoderant orantbacterial soaps. Got prescription for deoderant to no prevail?

25 yr old daughter can't get rid of armpit odor no matter the deoderant orantbacterial soaps. Got prescription for deoderant to no prevail?

Refractory odor: Sometimes with refractory axillary odor that does not respond as yours has not, more aggressive things can be done. Some studies show benefit to Botox and/or oral antibiotics may be useful. See a dermatologist to review options and examine skin. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my armpits? They smell horrible everyday. I use dial soap, also tried hibiclens, topical cleocin, (clindamycin phosphate) mupirocin & clinical strength deo

What is wrong with my armpits? They smell horrible everyday. I use dial soap, also tried hibiclens, topical cleocin, (clindamycin phosphate) mupirocin & clinical strength deo

SMELLY ARMPITS: HOW OFTEN DO YOU WASH YOUR ARMPITS? SHOULD BE DAILY OR TWICE DAILY. HOW OFTEN DO YOU CHANGE YOUR CLOTHING? HOW OFTEN DO YOU WASH YOUR CLOTHING? DO YOU EAT ONIONS AND GARLIC? STOP! ALSO FISH, HOT PEPPERS, RED MEAT, AND CURRY MIGHT CAUSE OR INCREASE UNDERARM ODOR. IF THIS PERSISTS PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST . . . BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Switched from antipersp deodorant to natural 1mo ago. having swollen painful nodes in arm pits, discoloration, rash,etc. tried tonsof different brands?

Switched from antipersp deodorant to natural 1mo ago. having swollen painful nodes in arm pits, discoloration, rash,etc. tried tonsof different brands?

Contact dermatitis: Hi, thanks for the question. It seems like you developed a rash in the area where you applied the deodorant. If this is indeed the case, you likely have an allergy to the deodorant. The reaction is called contact dermatitis, meaning irritation where the deodorant touches your skin. The main solution is to stop using the offending chemical or product. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Would shaving your underarm hair reduce body odor?

Would shaving your underarm hair reduce body odor?

Body odor: I presume you are male. No, shaving under arm will not reduce body odor. Make sure you shower carefully and soap under your armpits. When you have dried off there is plenty of under arm products you can purchase at a pharmacy or major store. ...Read more

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Could anti perspiration deodorant cause cancer?

Could anti perspiration deodorant cause cancer?

No: While deodorants/antiperspirants that contain/aluminum have been associated with a number of conditions, cancer has not been one. When applied to the armpit, skin and sweat glands could be effected but cancer from deodorants have never been reported. ...Read more

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Peroxide(doctors order), using hibiclens, st. ives apricot scrub, but nothing helped acne, what to do?

Peroxide(doctors order), using hibiclens, st. ives apricot scrub, but nothing helped acne, what to do?

Real Rx: What you are describing are basically worthless for acne. You will probably need a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoids and plus a systemic Rx such as an antibiotic for a short time. Try just the Topicals first. ...Read more

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My pits always smell, no matter how well I cleanse them & drink h2o.Tried lots of deodorants & none helped. Its embarrassing for clinicals.Wat 2 do?

My pits always smell, no matter how well I cleanse them & drink h2o.Tried lots of deodorants & none helped. Its embarrassing for clinicals.Wat 2 do?

Smell: Consider changing your food intake. Do you eat odorous things like onions, scallions, seasonings, herbs, etc.? Eliminate them and see what happens. Peace and good health. ...Read more