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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes foul odour from the under arms while on Macrobid?

I recently acquired E coli inb a urinary tract infecti8onb and was on macrobid 200mg daily for 30 days. I had bee on 250 mg ciprofloxacin for aout 6 yrs. about 3 months ago, I noticed a really strong offensive underarm odor.....can drugs cause this problem? I have tried every product I can think of to no avail. I even rinssed my underarm..... s daily with bicarbonate of soda & water
Tue, 18 Dec 2018
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Pulmonologist 's  Response

I don't think there is an explanation of your concern. However, try to drink a lot of water and how it works.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Jnikolla, Pulmonologist
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