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Learn How The Koreans Deal With Bad Body Odor

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There’s nothing more off-putting than bad body odor. Imagine being the most attractive, smart, and funny person in the whole room but people start keeping their distance from you because of your smell. Hardly anything makes you want to live in a hole for the rest of your life more than that.



Having a bad body odor certainly makes you feel insecure. A sense of concern will always cover you if you will meet with friends or colleagues. You certainly have done everything to get rid of that unpleasant aroma from your body. But often these things still arise when doing excessive activities.

You might have done numerous things to get rid of the unpleasant aroma but then the smell comes back when you start doing activities.

Why does this happen?


1. Excessive sweat production

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You might start to smell more easily than other people because your body produces more sweat than others’.

2. Bad bacteria

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Your body oozes bad smell because your skin is where a lot of germs and microbial flora, which causes your sweat to smell.

3. Eating smelly food

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Eating food that has strong smell such as garlic or onion can affect your body odor. However, this is only the case if you eat extensive amount of them.

4.  High fat food

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Your body needs more time to process fat than other nutrients, and if fat is stored for too long under your skin, it will produce sweat.

5. Hairy armpits

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Hairy armpits have greater chance of being a breeding place for germ because it makes your armpit more moist, which is a condition favored by germs.

6. You don’t clean thoroughly during showers

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If you don’t clean thoroughly during your showers, you will still have some remnant of sweat in your skin which will make you smell bad. It is recommended to take a shower at least 2 times a day.

So, is there a permanent solution to bad body odor?

Well, yes there is! It is called osmidrosis.

Osmidrosis is a plastic surgery with the aim of permanently removing your body odor caused by sweat glands.

There are 2 glands that release sweat in our body, they are apocrine and ecrine, and these 2 glands number more than 2 million. Osmidrosis will remove the apocrine gland as ecrine gland is needed by your body.

This surgery is known for solving your excessive sweat issue, which solves your body odor and yellowing shirt problem.

The surgery is done with 1-2 mm incision which won’t leave noticeable scar, nor will it take too much time as the surgery only lasts 1 hour. You can leave the hospital on the same day. No hospital stays required.

It has high satisfaction rate too, seeing that 95% of patients were satisfied from their first treatment.

The process is simple, after checking the sweaty area where apocrine gland is located, your surgeon will perform a topical anesthesia to the area. Next, your surgeon will eliminate the sweat gland and suture it with 1 or 2 stiches.

The apocrine gland removal is done by shooting accusclupt laser lightly to the subcutaneous tissue of hyperhidrosis area then removing the fat tissue and apocrine gland almost completely. And removal of sutures can be done after 1-2 weeks.

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Should you be interested in osmidrosis surgery, you can get yours through the help of Medictel, a medical tourism agent for medical tourism to South Korea.

We give free consultation so you can have the best hospital experience while saving money from unnecessary expenses.
we can also help you in acquiring your VISA, book hotel room, provide transport, etc

2 thoughts on “Learn How The Koreans Deal With Bad Body Odor

  1. how much will it cost if I will undergo this procedure?

    1. which procedure are you interested in?

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