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Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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What may be the youngest age a child starts to have some armpit odor?

What may be the youngest age a child starts to have some armpit odor?

Andrenarche: Sometimes you will detect a change in the normal sweat/stink profile of your kid as early as 6. This happens when the adrenal glands start increasing some of their hormones at higher levels. It occurs separately from true puberty.If you see any growth acceleration, or other signs that would suggest early puberty,have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the typical age for a child to start having underarm odor and needing deodorant?

What is the typical age for a child to start having underarm odor and needing deodorant?

Puberty: As early as age 8 (even 7.5) in girls. As early as age 9 in boys. The average girl starts puberty about ten. Average boy about age 11. If signs of puberty before 8 (girls) or 9 (boys) see your doctor. If no signs of puberty try some antibacterial soap. Some children can get body odor before puberty and it is not a sign of a problem, but you might want to ask your doctor next time you see him/her. ...Read more

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Do armpits smell more as we age? Past two years I notice armpit smell when I lower nose. Never a problem before. Yes I use deodorant and shower.

Do armpits smell more as we age? Past two years I notice armpit smell when I lower nose. Never a problem before. Yes I use deodorant and shower.

Arm pit smell: can change, especially if our diet has changed. Are you eating anything different recent.ly? Consider some dietary exclusions and see if anything changes. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the medicine for bad odor of my underarm?

Can you tell me the medicine for bad odor of my underarm?

Bacteria work on: the sweat from your armpit apocrine sweat glands to produce a strong odor. The basic strategy is cleaning the skin regularly (1-2 X daily) with germicidal soap to reduce bacteria count, shaving, drying well. Applying corn starch or powder may help. Then using strong anti-perspirant or combo with deodorant: prescriptions are Drysol, Certain Dri, Dricolor, Odaban with more aluminum chloride. ...Read more

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Its been 29 years been dealing with my bad odor armpit. I am very conscious even at ny workplace. Pls help me what to do?

See antiperspirant: If odor persists try selective elimination of items from diet such as onions, cabbages. If this does not stop the problem have your doctor recommend testing for internal causes. ...Read more

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What bacteria in the armpit are responsible for odor?

What bacteria in the armpit are responsible for odor?

Bacteria: One study showed corynebacteria and coagulase negative micrococci can make the odor. ...Read more

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What causes an armpit rash with an odor?

What causes an armpit rash with an odor?

Itertrigo: Sweat combines with dead skin to cause an irritation where skin meets skin. Other causes could contact dermatitis, fungal/viral/bacterial infection, allergic reaction. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can body odor in armpit be cured?

Can body odor in armpit be cured?

Control: Can't be cured but controlled: good hygiene, deodorant, antiperspirant... Some foods will also change the odor of your sweat. ...Read more