Difference in armpit odor

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Anonymous asked 9 years ago
Left armpit more odorous, Also left breast slightly larger than right. And more sensitive to touch. Is it possible odor indicates a medical concern?
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drarmpit answered 9 years ago
Dear Armine, many people report differences in axillary odor between left and right. It frequently occurs; nothing to worry about. Malodorous axillae might also have a medical reason, although that chance is, to my opinion, rather small. It can be an indication for diabetic ketoacidosis or some kind of genetic disorder (the absence of a certain enzyme causes a foul odor in the breath, urine or skin). If you doubt on it, you can consult a doctor. It is also a good idea to frequently check for breast cancer. Best, Chris