Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Mads | 2012/09/04

Q.

11 month old''s smelly armpits

Dear doc
My 11 month old daughter has a very disturbing smell in her armpits. I do put some baby powder after every bath she has. What could be the course and is it normal? Can it be treated? She''s on NAN formula. Please hep....

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is certainly not normal for such a young baby.There are certain so called 'inborn metabolic' conditions that need to be excluded so it would be best to ask your paediatrician to see your baby.

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