Top
10
Doctor insights on: My Boyfriend Wants To Smell My Armpits I Think That Is Sick

Share
1

1
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

2

2
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

3

3
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

4

4
Why do my armpits smell musky?

Why do my armpits smell musky?

Bacteria : Sweat doesn't have a smell. The bacteria that live on the secretions from your sweat glands give it the smell. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
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

6

6
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

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
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

9

9
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

10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer