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Child Health

My teenager has very smelly armpits?

There are several potential causes for smelly armpits in teenagers. One common cause is poor hygiene, such as not showering or washing the armpits properly. Hormonal changes during puberty can also increase sweat production, which can lead to stronger body odor. Certain foods and medications can also contribute to body odor. If the odor is particularly strong or persistent, it may be worth consulting a doctor to rule out any underlying medical conditions. Encourage your teenager to shower daily, use an antiperspirant, and wash their clothes frequently.