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Foul odor between legs, frequent sweating, itching, bad odor after sitting. Using lemon, no relief. Treatment?

yes i have bad smell between my legs. I sweat very often too in the same area and often there is itching accompanied. when i sit a particular place for a long time like an hour, i leave a bad odour behind. i bath twice a day and change my cotton-made underwear after shower. I have tried to use lemon but it aint working and it s getting me frustrated and it s embarrassing
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

HCM is your perfect choice.

Your condition is known as Bromhidrosis. Excess and abnormal distribution of apocrine sweat gland.

After puberty apocrine sweat gland become mature and make personal body odor from axilla, Genital area, and few other sites.

For your condition You can get some benefit from following measures...

1. Avoid spicy food from your diet.
2. Shave hair, regularly from affected area.
3. Apply a erythromycine/ clindamycine lotion twice daily for 1 month on affected area.

4. You can use aluminium chloride containing deodorant stick/roll on on your groin and area around it.

5. Use perfumed soap/ perfume after bath.

5. If all the above measures failed or u tried all before...

then you need to go a dermatologist for surgical procedure like Laser hair removal, electrolysis, destruction of apocrine glands, skin transplantation...

With regards.

Answered: Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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