By Susan Spicer May 1, Not necessarily. For the vast majority of kids, stinky sweat is an early sign that puberty has begun, says Beth Cummings, a pediatric endocrinologist at IWK Health Centre in Halifax. That funky smell that pubescent kids have is associated with adrenarche, the medical term for body changes that begin when the adrenal glands become more active.
Do Older People Have More Body Odor?
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Every month in Sex at Our Age , award-winning senior sexpert Joan Price answers your questions about everything from loss of desire to solo sex and partner issues. Nothing is out of bounds! To send your questions directly to Joan, email sexpert seniorplanet. I also have an odor problem: Oral sex and manual clitoral stimulation used to be my favorites, but now feminine odor — which my gynecologist says is normal — has me too embarrassed to even engage at all. My gynecologist says that the natural changes after menopause cause changes in pH that lead to odor. Oral sex is no longer an option.
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Answer : It does seem that seniors do stink more than younger people. Aren't we lucky? It's true that one recently found substance in human body odor , called 2-Nonenal, tends to increase with aging, according to a study from researchers in Japan published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. The body odor of people between the ages of 26 and 75 was analyzed.
Body odor that is excessive or abnormal bromhidrosis is the result of the breakdown of sweat by bacteria and yeasts that normally live on the skin. See also Introduction to Sweating Disorders. Sweat is secreted by the apocrine glands and the eccrine glands.