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Musty Baby Armpits

I believe it all started when my older girls allowed her to put deodorant on of course without me knowing.

Musty baby armpits. If you dont dry your little babys armpits really really well this can happen. Most of the time its totally normal for your babys body to have odors some pleasant and some not. Youre probably familiar with that characteristic baby smell. Toddlers and small children usually do not experience armpit odor.

Commonly known as body odor bo and technically as bromhidrosis malodorous armpits. About two days a week my babys underarms are musty. Malodorous menu children who consume smelly foods such as garlic onions or curry may develop body odor when these strong smelling foods seep through their pores. If your babys smelly armpits look raw or are bleeding visit a.

Body odor typically does not occur until a child begins puberty which is considered early if it happens before a child reaches 8 years old. Now i dont know what to do. If your baby smells musty and tested positive for phenylketonuria a doctor will need to be involved with treatment. If left untreated babies may develop neurological dysfunction and other neurological problems such as seizures.

If your toddler has armpit odor talk to her pediatrician. But body odor in places such as the armpits in your toddler could be a probable signal of an underlying illness. Make a game of drying his armpits after a bath or shower. In some toddlers armpit odor may be due to the colonization of certain bacterial strains momjunction here tells you all about body odor in toddlers.

I put powder under there but the fact that her underarms are smelly. Smelly armpits may make you self conscious even though this is a problem most people have dealt with before. Milky might be a good description for it says lynnette mazur a professor of pediatrics at the. Untreated pku can cause major health and developmental problems.

If you even do it for once a day then also it will be of immense use. It could be a touch of thrush as well if it looks a little pinkish in the crease or creamy where the skin is rubbing.