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What are the causes of body odor to form?

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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology

In brief: Bromhidrosis

The chief cause of body odor is a small bacterium which is said to be gram-positive.
This bacterium grows in the axillary or arm pit regions of the body as well as the groin and other areas. Since it is the main culprit in bromhidrosis or as we commonly know it b.O., it is wiser to use a topical antibiotic that any of the other solutions available over-the-counter.

In brief: Bromhidrosis

The chief cause of body odor is a small bacterium which is said to be gram-positive.
This bacterium grows in the axillary or arm pit regions of the body as well as the groin and other areas. Since it is the main culprit in bromhidrosis or as we commonly know it b.O., it is wiser to use a topical antibiotic that any of the other solutions available over-the-counter.
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