Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Ell | 2010/04/23


strong smell...

hello all
my son is 22 months old. i''ve just realised that he has a strong smell in his underarm. he baths every morning and night and we put baby lotion all over his body...i''d please like to know what causes it and how to treat it.

Expert's Reply



This is very unusual in a young boy of 22 months, but it is a very important observation that you have made in a 22 month old little boy. It may mean that your son has a possible hormonal cause for his underarm odour.He should be seen by a paediatrician.

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Posted by: yes | 2010/04/23


i also have asimilar problem with my son however he is only 6yrs. i have taken him to the doctors and they did not prescribe aything for him all they said was that there is nothing they can do i should just stop spicy food, and atchaar. and somebody told me to put in some biccarbonate of soda everytime he baths and it really works. it basically kills bad odour, just a little in his water cause i dont even know how strong or the after effects if any? good luck.

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