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Daughter is 6 yrs old has stinky armpits can I give her deodorant at this age?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Axilla

Good hygiene to start and a mild deodorant Have her seen to see if there is a cause such as early onset puberty.
All the best.

In brief: Axilla

Good hygiene to start and a mild deodorant Have her seen to see if there is a cause such as early onset puberty.
All the best.
Dr. Katharine Cox
Dr. Katharine Cox
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Be practical

The stinky glands f the armpit are influenced by the hormone output of the adrenal glands and can be active at 6 in normal kids.
It often precedes the hormones of puberty by a couple of years. If she's just making odor, try any product you wish.If she starts to grow faster, has nipple enlargement or you see a significant change in the hair over her genitals, have her evaluated.

In brief: Be practical

The stinky glands f the armpit are influenced by the hormone output of the adrenal glands and can be active at 6 in normal kids.
It often precedes the hormones of puberty by a couple of years. If she's just making odor, try any product you wish.If she starts to grow faster, has nipple enlargement or you see a significant change in the hair over her genitals, have her evaluated.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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