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Question posted by Armpit Taster
My mouth sometimes tastes the way my armpit smells! I know the taste is coming from my armpit. Typically it happens after there has been some type of contact near my armpits while either putting on a shirt or something else. My worst fear is that someone else will taste my armpits! Why does this happen?
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Question posted by LifeIsATrial
@Dr.Armpit, 1) Why is it that my body odour got persistently worse after having ETS surgery? If the nerves are snipped or in my case clamped, the sweating stopped in the armpits but the odour got worse. What is triggering the scent without the sweating? 2) In the meantime, would you recommend using Glycopyrrolate wipes/cream to kill the scent?
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Question posted by DrArmpit
To all of you reading this, passing by just once, or coming back to keep reading the forum, thank you for your support! It is really appreciated and motivates a lot to continue and find solutions against axillary body odor. Happy New Year and may 2019 be a year that puts an end to axillary malodor! Cheers, Chris
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Question posted by Anonymous
Anxiety make me smell worse or increasing my armpit odor
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Question posted by druppel303
after haveing surgery on my left shoulder i have a very bad smelly armpit . Never had this smell before. The other arm smells "normal " Is it an idea to put my shirt on reverse so the good bacteria come in the bad armpit ?
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Question posted by Desperate
I've had a bad body odor since I was a kid and I have been trying to find solutions for it for years. I've become anxious about being in public and it's getting worse. Where can I sign up for treatment?
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Question posted by Stinkyladynomore
I just wanted to share that acid is the ONLY thing that works for me to prevent odor. This started when I heard about Lume deodorant containing mandelic acid, and when I heard about people using Stridex (salycidic acid). I bought the Lume and found that it sorta worked but not 100% so I started using a stridex pad on my pits before applying the Lume. This actually works! Now if you wear an old shirt with BO baked onto it it might stink a bit but newer clothes that I didn't where when I had my BO problem it totally works! I think the acid creates a hostile environment for the bacteria to grow. I really hope this helps someone because it's changed my life!
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Question posted by Anonymous
Excessive push up exercise start my armpit smell..what happened ?
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Question posted by Tracy
I have suddenly started having armpit odour just on the left side would like some explanation for this
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Question posted by Anonymous
Predominance of type I 5alpha-reductase in apocrine sweat glands of patients with excessive or abnormal odour derived from apocrine sweat (osmidrosis).
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Question posted by Yep
I just keep seeing people writing down that they want to die and I can’t lie I’ve had those thoughts as well. I heard that some meds work - a girl tried Spirinolactone when all else failed. Others were prescribed antibiotics,etc. Dr Armpit is working hard to help us. We have to be patient though I know it hurts and it feels like we are the only ones struggling at times... We have to be strong and hope that we will find a cure!
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Question posted by Yep
I just keep seeing people writing down that they want to die and I can’t lie I’ve had those thoughts as well. I heard that some meds work - a girl tried Spirinolactone when all else failed. Others were prescribed antibiotics,etc. Dr Armpit is working hard to help us. We have to be patient though I know it hurts and it feels like we are the only ones struggling at times... We have to be strong and hope that we will find a cure!
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Question posted by Rachel
I am suffering from armpit odor since I was 12 years old. I believe the cause of my body odor is 1.) I only took shower every morning, apply deodorant then wash it off the next morning. I should have showered twice a day. My deodorant stayed on my shirts and they werent washed properly (even though they smell fresh!). So at the age of 26, no deodorants works for me anymore. 2.) I developed Hyperhidrosis due to excessive working out and it made my body odor worse regardless of weather. So I went to have BOTOX on both my armpit, and it only worked for a week for me. I started sweating again. I believe this is what made my body odor worse too. So long story short, I am now a suicidal person. I have tried vegan diet, pills, botox, every deodorant (wasted money!) and electro antiperspirant. nothing works anymore. I also tried antibiotic creams on my armpit and my body odor is now the worst. please save your money and time for yourself i tried all and nothing worked.
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Question posted by Raymond allen jett III
Hi I’m a professional dancer who studies at Montclair State University. I suffer from odor. With that being said I’m all out of options. I have tried many types of deodorants, soaps, anti bacterial topical solutions, diet changes including vegetarian, vegan, taking chlorophyll liquids and pills. I have also tried drysol, Botox, and even mira dry. This has effected me so much I’ve just dropped out of school and discontinued my dream of becoming a dancer. I’m not sure if your unable or just not able to offer help at this point but this is just me latching on to any type of hope. Please. Thankyou so much for reading this. Contact: jettraymond68@gmail.com 1(856)813-6169.
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Question posted by Riel
Does activated charcoal help in deodorizing your armpits?
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Question posted by Stephen thompson I
How many days without using deorant would it take,to change the bacteria on our armpits,would you still wash in this period or would you need to stop washing for a couple of days or more thank you
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Question posted by Maya
One of the side-effects I experienced after getting underarm laser hair removal has been persistent underarm odor, even after showering. Right armpit is worse than the left. The smell seemed to live on my skin, even after showering. I was using stick anti-perspirants like Degree and Secret and Mitchum, then stopped assuming that the creamy base was contributing to the smell. I started using aerosol sprays of the same strength and brands thinking that a "drier" version of the product would decrease odor. It didn't, it just made me smell sour instead of oniony with the stick/creamy base. I decided to try a natural deodorant and found that the glossy/clear glycerine based deodorants (Alaffia) made my sweating worse and they increased odor. I heard baking soda would help and was afraid to try it "out of the box" as many users appeared to experience irritation so I gambled by trying another "creamy" preparation in the form of Schmidt's deodorant, which I found at Marshall's/TjMaxx. That seems to work at decreasing the odor for about 8 hours. If I go to the gym after work, I have to wash my underarms again because I do sense that I have a slight funk that could get worse if i were vigorusly sweating so I wash right before class and reapply. It's better than any other options I tried so far as all the other antiperspirants were making me smell oniony or sour by lunchtime. So if any readers haven't tried the natural baking soda/coconut oil based deodorants, you might want to give those Schmidt ones a try. They have a charcoal magnesium version, which I found way too harsh. I alternate with the Lime Verbena and Lavender Sage. Hope this helps someone.
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Question posted by Vanessa
Hi, have you ever investigated the effect of salicylic acid on axillary odor? I use a 2% salicylic acid product as a facial exfoliant, and a few years ago I discovered that applying it to my armpits after bathing delayed the onset of odor by several hours, and by the end of the day odor was comparatively much reduced. This has worked great for me ever since, with no irritation (even when applied immediately after shaving) or any other adverse effects. I assume the acid reduces skin pH enough to temporarily inhibit the worst of the odor-causing bacteria present, but since it seems that skin tends to return to its original pH relatively quickly, I've wondered if an "extended release" formulation could be created to enhance the effect. Thanks for your work, really interesting stuff!
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Question posted by Cecilia
Hi. I can't seem to find info about this anywhere in the internet. I'm hoping you can help. I've had 2 laser treatments to stop underarm sweat (last one was about 2 months ago). Initially I thought that it didn't work at all because they would still get pretty sweaty during my workouts. They actually felt MORE sweaty than before the treatments. But I soon realized that this happens only when I wear deodorant! It's pretty uncomfortable. It almost doesn't seem like sweat... it seems as if lots of moisture just collects there and mixes with my deodorant and doesn't go anywhere, like normal sweat does. I know, it sounds weird. So now I'm in a sucky situation where in order to not profusely "sweat", I have to skip the deodorant, but then if I do, over time I start smelling bad! Btw, without deodorant I don't sweat, my armpits just get a little "tacky" over time. Have you ever heard of this? Any idea as to why it's happening and what I could do about it? Thank you so much in advance. ANY advice would be truly appreciated. PS: the codes that we must decipher in order to prove that we're not a robot are HORRIBLE!! Almost impossible to make out.
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Question posted by Bram
what's the best PH value for making it unsuitable for bacteria to multiply and that's good for the arm pit (no reaction)?
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