Sour Body Odor at Night: Should You Be Worried? (livestrong.com)

August 31, 2021
Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD

Smell something foul when sleeping? Body odor at night rarely tops the list of serious health woes, but it can be embarrassing and disconcerting. Sour body odor when sleeping usually isn't a cause for concern, but the sweating could be a sign of benign hyperhidrosis or a more serious ailment.

Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, shares a couple of possible reasons for that sour nighttime body odor.

Read the full story at livestrong.com.

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