3 doctors weighed in:
Smelly, musty skin odor?
3 doctors weighed in

2 doctors agree
In brief: Several causes
What is the patient we are talking about, as this can be due to different conditions.
In children, phenylketonuria produces a characteristic "mousy, musty body odor". Conditions such as candidiasis, hydradenitis suppurativa, as well as factors such as mensturual cycle can change body odor.

In brief: Several causes
What is the patient we are talking about, as this can be due to different conditions.
In children, phenylketonuria produces a characteristic "mousy, musty body odor". Conditions such as candidiasis, hydradenitis suppurativa, as well as factors such as mensturual cycle can change body odor.
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors