Ever since 5th grade, I have noticed that anytime I sweat my vagina smells musty and sweaty like an armpit. I talked to my doctor, but it still happens every day. I even bathe three times per day. Is this normal?

Updated 4 January 2022 under Ask Us.

Great question! First things first, it’s OK to sweat. Actually it’s really important and healthy for your body to sweat, because it helps regulate your body’s internal temperature. The reason […]

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Whenever I stand or move around I feel like I give off a scent similar to a fart, but I am not passing gas. Any ideas what it might be? Help! I am embarrassed to ask my doctor.

Updated 12 March 2020 under Ask Us.

The mysterious smell could be caused by many different things, but for starters it may have to do with your body odor. Body odor can be a difficult challenge for teens […]

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I have a vaginal discharge and odor but I’m too embarrassed to see a doctor. Please help.

Updated 6 November 2017 under Ask Us.

It’s normal to have a small amount of vaginal discharge and your own vaginal scent that may change, for example, after working out, during your period, and after sex, but […]

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I just hate socks, but I am worried that if I don’t wear them my sneakers will get gross and start smelling awful. Is it okay to wear sneakers without socks?

Updated 31 August 2016 under Ask Us.

There is no “rule” about wearing sneakers with socks however, socks (especially a cotton blend) absorb sweat and lessens the chance of getting the inside of your sneakers wet or […]

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Body Odor

Updated 17 June 2021 under Health Guides.

Body odor is natural and is usually caused by sweating. When you are hot, feel nervous, or start exercising, you are likely to sweat more. This is your body’s way […]

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