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How can I handle excess body odor?
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Dr. Linda Spencer
Dermatology
In brief: Daily soapy showers
Body odor is caused by bacterial breakdown of sweat in skin fold areas, such as your armpits.
Shower daily with antibacterial soap, and use an antiperspirant to reduce sweat production.

In brief: Daily soapy showers
Body odor is caused by bacterial breakdown of sweat in skin fold areas, such as your armpits.
Shower daily with antibacterial soap, and use an antiperspirant to reduce sweat production.
Dr. Linda Spencer
Dr. Linda Spencer
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Shower daily
Shower or bathe daily and wash everywhere with deodorant soap especially the underarms.
Change clothes and wear clean clothes, undergarments, socks daily. Change clothes and socks if they get sweaty during the day. Wear comfortable loose-fitting absorbent cotton clothing. Avoid tight clothes. Avoid foods that cause body odor including garlic, onions, spicy food, alcohol, caffeine.

In brief: Shower daily
Shower or bathe daily and wash everywhere with deodorant soap especially the underarms.
Change clothes and wear clean clothes, undergarments, socks daily. Change clothes and socks if they get sweaty during the day. Wear comfortable loose-fitting absorbent cotton clothing. Avoid tight clothes. Avoid foods that cause body odor including garlic, onions, spicy food, alcohol, caffeine.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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