Causes of body odor.

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Body odor is a foul or unwanted odor that usually occurs during adolescence. It is a result of sweat glands working more. To control body temperature Causes the body to sweat a lot. Especially in the armpits, palms, feet, or groin during exercise. Including doing activities in hot weather. When sweat comes in contact with bacteria on the skin, it causes body odour, or an unpleasant odor.

Human skin consists of two important sweat glands: eccrine glands. and apocrine glands Each gland has different functions. The details are as follows.UFABET

  • Eccrine glands are glands located on the skin. Its function is to produce sweat when the body temperature rises in order to release body heat. Sweat has water and salt as the main components. and will evaporate when the body temperature cools down
  • Apocrine glands are glands located in areas with a lot of hair growth, such as the armpits or groin. They produce a white, milky liquid when stressed. And when it comes into contact with bacteria on the skin, it causes an odor.

Including other factors that cause body odor, such as males during puberty tend to sweat a lot and cause body odor more than females. being overweight Eating food with strong odors or food that is spicy drinking alcohol Use of medication to treat depression, abnormal sweating. (Hyperhidrosis) Certain health conditions can cause different body odors. For example, a fruity odor may be a sign of diabetes, a bleach-like odor may be a sign of liver or kidney disease , etc.