Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Smpori | 2012/06/11

Q.

2 and half year old

Hi doc

im concerned,i have noticed that my daughter''s armpits have a smell-she is not at creche yet so i would like to find out what is the cause and what can i use to make this go away .I bath her with baby soap.


thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is very unusual in children of this age. As this may be a sign of very early puberty and your daughter is only two and a half years old she may have a problem called 'precocious puberty' She should be seen by a paediatrician.

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