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25 Jan 2006

Armpits
I have a problem with my armpits. Although I shave all the time and keep them clean they look disgusting, have this dark colour and greyish sometimes.

I have also noticed that at the end of the day, my armpits are smelly although I did not sweat that much and most of the time I am inside air-conditioned building.

It is a problem to wear short-sleeved tops because of this. What can I do? – I have thought of switching to mens deodorants, I assume these are much stronger and might help.
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear etc,
You may have a secondary bacterial infection in the sweatglands of your armpits. Try using Eryderm lotion twice a day under your armpits after washing, wait for it to dry and then use a deoderant spray - not roll on.
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