Bromhidrosis (body odour)
Body odour is the unpleasant smell produced bybacteria on the skin that break down the acids in your sweat.The medical term is bromhidrosis.
Anyone whohas reached puberty can produce body odour, as this is when the apocrine sweat glands develop, which produce the sweat that bacteria can quickly break down.
Menare more likely to have body odour, because they tend to sweat more than women.
Things that canmake body odour worse include:
Body odour is the unpleasant smell produced by bacteria on the skin that break down the acids in your sweat. The medical term is bromhidrosis.
Hyperhidrosis is a condition where a person sweats excessively and much more than the body needs to regulate temperature. If you have hyperhidrosis, you mayalso have smelly feet (bromodosis) . Smelly
See your GP if: your sweating or body odour is causing you distress you notice a change in your body odour you suddenly begin to sweat much more than usual
Excessive sweating and body odour is an unpleasant problem thatcan affect a person's confidence and self-esteem. Abody odour problem can usually be managed by getting rid ofexcess skin bacteria whic