Doctor insights on:
Why Does My Underarm Smell
Various things: Lack of water intake is most common so sweat is concentrated. Bacteria dine on sweat, esp if concentrated so regular hygiene is important as well. Water intake should be half of body weight in ounces. Various foods, medications, supplements can make it worse by causing various scents. Avoid anti-perspirants as they contain aluminum (linked to alzheimers) and choose a scented deodorant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I notice my underarm smell after awhile, I clean myself daily, put on deterrent daily, what could cause the Oder? Or maybe it's just my nose..
Some people: have different body odors and some are harder to manage. Take daily showers, practice good hygiene and experiment with different anti-perspirant and deodorants. And perhaps you are right and your nose is more sensitive. Dont worry from a medical point of view. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hello dr,i noticed that i have a bad armpit smell,like curry,eventhough i haven't eaten curry lately and haven't changed my diet.i shower everyday.
Get examined: It is important to know if anyone else detects the same odor? If not, then there may be something wrong with your nose, sinuses , or even the brain which is distorting your sense of smell. If others also smell it, then you may try changing your diet by removing all strong spices, onion, garlic for a week and see if this helps. If not, talk to your doctor. If you sweat a lot, try antiperspirant. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Why does my sweat smell like vinegar when i wake up?
- Why does my period smell so bad?
- Why does my stool smell sweet?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Why does my stool smell like sulfur?
- Why does my discharge smell like ammonia?
- Why does the inside of my nose smell bad?
- Why does my period smell like amonia?
- Vaginal odor after a period