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Children Body Odour My child is 12 years old and has bad body odour. Currently, she is using adult body spray to control the smell. As she is still young, I'm quite concerned if the body spray is a good choice for her, or is there any other way to help prevent/stop the smell.

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Answered by Dr Hon There are many different products in the market. There are no issues with using a deodorant in a spray form, roll-on form or stick form. You can also try the crystal deodorant or the wipes containing lactic acid which works for 1 week.

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