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