Musty Baby Armpits
Make a game of drying his armpits after a bath or shower.
Musty baby armpits. Smelly armpits may make you self conscious even though this is a problem most people have dealt with before. About two days a week my babys underarms are musty. But body odor in places such as the armpits in your toddler could be a probable signal of an underlying illness. Toddlers and small children usually do not experience armpit odor.
If you even do it for once a day then also it will be of immense use. Commonly known as body odor bo and technically as bromhidrosis malodorous armpits. Youre probably familiar with that characteristic baby smell. In some cases the hormones used in milk may contribute to an unpleasant underarm smell.
Now i dont know what to do. 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. If you dont dry your little babys armpits really really well this can happen. If left untreated babies may develop neurological dysfunction and other neurological problems such as seizures.
Most of the time its totally normal for your babys body to have odors some pleasant and some not. 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. Untreated pku can cause major health and developmental problems. 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.
I believe it all started when my older girls allowed her to put deodorant on of course without me knowing. Musty odor phenylketonuria pku is a congenital metabolic disorder that causes your babys body to emit a musty odor. I put powder under there but the fact that her underarms are smelly. Apply lemon juice on their armpits pouring some small amount of lemon juice on cotton ball and dabbing it on your childs armpits also helps himher to get rid of pungent body odors.
Milky might be a good description for it says lynnette mazur a professor of pediatrics at the. If your toddler has armpit odor talk to her pediatrician.