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Thursday, December 8, 2016
Skin Care and Diseases
What might cause sudden underarm odor?
I have never had a problem with underarm odor. But over the past week, my deodorent has completely stopped working. I have tried two other brands, and they didn`t work either! I have to reapply deodorant at least every hour or the smell is overwhelming! Why this sudden problem? I am not on any new medications. I probably don`t eat as well as I should, but I have not make any recent changes in my diet that might cause this. And I am a very clean person and shower daily. Help!
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Marty O Visscher, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati