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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: jc | 2004/11/08

Q.

Sweet by kinders

Ek glo dit is normaal dat kinders sweet, maar wil graag weet of dit normaal is dat wanneer n kind sweet dit n reuk sal gee soos n volwasse.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Die ouderdom waarop kinders se sweet soos volwassenes s'n begin ruik varieer, maar in 'n andersins normale, gesonde kind is dit is nie 'n rede tot kommer nie.

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Posted by: Nuffing | 2004/11/09

It can be dietry related, if you eat a lot of onions, garlic and spices etc your child will excrete that in their sweat.

My parents went through a big garlic phase and my sister's teacher in grade 1 complianed that she was smelling! *LOL*

Reply to Nuffing
Posted by: MoM | 2004/11/09

It's the same with daughter, since the age of one and she is almost six years old. I took her to a paed. and he just gave her ointment and never gave us a reason for it. never worried about it, just make sure that she bath ever night and wash under her arms in the morning. sometimes it still smells after school, i'm not sure if roll on could be used????

Reply to MoM
Posted by: Purple | 2004/11/08

Usually a childs sweat doesn't have an odour until they reach puberty.

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