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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: CC | 2006/10/26

Q.

smelly armpits??

My daughter has a very strong unpleasent odour in the afternoons, since she was 3 i also noticed that she had very smelly armpits after playing especially in summer. She is 7 now and she uses roll-on and sometimes she still comes back smelling, please help, i need to know the cause and how i can treatment?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is very unusual in such a young child and there must be a reason for this problem. It would be best to see a paediatric dermatologist for an opinion.

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Posted by: Mom too | 2006/10/26

Doc - I have noticed recently that my daughter aged 5 also has started with this smelly armpit thing - only on exertion and hot weather. I only remember having to wear deo when I started to mature - about 11 or 12. Why would this happen to youngsters like CC's and myne?

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