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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
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
W/ gel deodorant my sweat bleaches clothes. It melts shoe polymers/glue. Have hyperhidrosis, shoes stink after a month, sprays don't work. What to do?
Underarm odor: i've tried several deo/anti perspirants to stop odor none help, even tried men's arm hammer. Need help to control odor & i bathe daily?
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
25 yr old daughter can't get rid of armpit odor no matter the deoderant orantbacterial soaps. Got prescription for deoderant to no prevail?
Is hair removal using laser harmful? Waxing hurts a lot & shaving isn't good either. I do all areas (hands, legs, bikini, armpit, face & neck). Thnx.
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
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
Podiatrist said soak toenail in 1 part vinegar 4 parts water for probable fungus it made skin irritated what else do I use. ?
Peroxide(doctors order), using hibiclens, st. ives apricot scrub, but nothing helped acne, what to 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