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

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 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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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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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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What causes the smell in armpits?

What causes the smell in armpits?

Bacteria: A moist environment is a breeding groundfor bacteria. Antiperspirants make the armpit dry so decrease the bacteria in that area. The odor comes from the byproducts of the bacteria. ...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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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 armpits smell even after a shower and deodorant. What else can I do?

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 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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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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Why is it that sweaty feet and sweaty armpits smell so different?

Why is it that sweaty feet and sweaty armpits smell so different?

Feet for the most : Part are in socks and shoes, can have fungal infection superimposed as well.....So the environments are slightly different. ...Read more

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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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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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My armpits smell even after I shower. Even worse, I use roll on, clinical strength antiperspirant, and they still sweat, horribly.

My armpits smell even after I shower. Even worse, I use roll on, clinical strength antiperspirant, and they still sweat, horribly.

See answer: The following link will take you to excellent information on treatment of excessive perspiration: http://bit.ly/1HFBsnj You will find this helpful. ...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