Animal Identification Systems: Procedures for recognizing individual animals and certain identifiable characteristics pertaining to them; includes computerized methods, ear tags, etc.Hair Removal: Methods used to remove unwanted facial and body hair.Feminism: The theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes and organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests. (Webster New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Axilla: Area of the human body underneath the SHOULDER JOINT, also known as the armpit or underarm.Hair: A filament-like structure consisting of a shaft which projects to the surface of the SKIN from a root which is softer than the shaft and lodges in the cavity of a HAIR FOLLICLE. It is found on most surfaces of the body.Friction: Surface resistance to the relative motion of one body against the rubbing, sliding, rolling, or flowing of another with which it is in contact.Volvariella: A genus of edible mushrooms in the family Pluteaceae. They have pink gills and a volva at the stem base, and species can be confused with those of the poisonous genus AMANITA.MedlinePlus: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.Lymph Nodes: They are oval or bean shaped bodies (1 - 30 mm in diameter) located along the lymphatic system.Gross Domestic Product: Value of all final goods and services produced in a country in one year.EncyclopediasNational Library of Medicine (U.S.): An agency of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to advancement of medical and related sciences. Major activities of this institute include the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health, research in medical informatics and support for medical library development.Smell: The ability to detect scents or odors, such as the function of OLFACTORY RECEPTOR NEURONS.Tea: The infusion of leaves of CAMELLIA SINENSIS (formerly Thea sinensis) as a beverage, the familiar Asian tea, which contains CATECHIN (especially epigallocatechin gallate) and CAFFEINE.Masks: Devices that cover the nose and mouth to maintain aseptic conditions or to administer inhaled anesthetics or other gases. (UMDNS, 1999)Laryngeal Masks: A type of oropharyngeal airway that provides an alternative to endotracheal intubation and standard mask anesthesia in certain patients. It is introduced into the hypopharynx to form a seal around the larynx thus permitting spontaneous or positive pressure ventilation without penetration of the larynx or esophagus. It is used in place of a facemask in routine anesthesia. The advantages over standard mask anesthesia are better airway control, minimal anesthetic gas leakage, a secure airway during patient transport to the recovery area, and minimal postoperative problems.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Olfaction Disorders: Loss of or impaired ability to smell. This may be caused by OLFACTORY NERVE DISEASES; PARANASAL SINUS DISEASES; viral RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; SMOKING; and other conditions.Arm: The superior part of the upper extremity between the SHOULDER and the ELBOW.Anthropometry: The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.Skinfold Thickness: The measurement of subcutaneous fat located directly beneath the skin by grasping a fold of skin and subcutaneous fat between the thumb and forefinger and pulling it away from the underlying muscle tissue. The thickness of the double layer of skin and subcutaneous tissue is then read with a caliper. The five most frequently measured sites are the upper arm, below the scapula, above the hip bone, the abdomen, and the thigh. Its application is the determination of relative fatness, of changes in physical conditioning programs, and of the percentage of body fat in desirable body weight. (From McArdle, et al., Exercise Physiology, 2d ed, p496-8)Fitness Centers: Facilities having programs intended to promote and maintain a state of physical well-being for optimal performance and health.Asian Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.Asia: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating. In the localized type, the most frequent sites are the palms, soles, axillae, inguinal folds, and the perineal area. Its chief cause is thought to be emotional. Generalized hyperhidrosis may be induced by a hot, humid environment, by fever, or by vigorous exercise.Sympathectomy: The removal or interruption of some part of the sympathetic nervous system for therapeutic or research purposes.Thoracoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the pleural cavity.Sweating: The process of exocrine secretion of the SWEAT GLANDS, including the aqueous sweat from the ECCRINE GLANDS and the complex viscous fluids of the APOCRINE GLANDS.Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted: Endoscopic surgery of the pleural cavity performed with visualization via video transmission.Thoracic Nerves: The twelve spinal nerves on each side of the thorax. They include eleven INTERCOSTAL NERVES and one subcostal nerve. Both sensory and motor, they supply the muscles and skin of the thoracic and abdominal walls.ArtPerfume: A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell, especially a fluid containing fragrant natural oils extracted from flowers, woods, etc., or similar synthetic oils. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)OhioBeauty: Characteristics or attributes of persons or things which elicit pleasurable feelings.PaintingsFamous PersonsToothache: Pain in the adjacent areas of the teeth.Groin: The external junctural region between the lower part of the abdomen and the thigh.Lymphatic Metastasis: Transfer of a neoplasm from its primary site to lymph nodes or to distant parts of the body by way of the lymphatic system.Lymph Node Excision: Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes. Its most common use is in cancer surgery. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p966)Lymph: The interstitial fluid that is in the LYMPHATIC SYSTEM.Abbreviations as Topic: Shortened forms of written words or phrases used for brevity.Dictionaries as Topic: Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.Morals: Standards of conduct that distinguish right from wrong.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Abbreviations: Works consisting of lists of shortened forms of written words or phrases used for brevity. Acronyms are included here.Natural Language Processing: Computer processing of a language with rules that reflect and describe current usage rather than prescribed usage.
  • I was a cheerleader all throughout junior high and high school, and I felt self-conscious about my thick, black armpit hair stealing the spotlight during the Friday night football games. (smolt.com.au)
  • In humans, the formation of body odor happens mostly in the armpit. (wikipedia.org)
  • The armpit effect in biology is a hypothesis that an individual learns to identify closely related individuals by their odor, comparing it to its own smell for phenotype matching. (wikipedia.org)
  • The natural body smell is a powerful force in sexual attraction, and can be focused by the strong pungent odor of the armpit: Alex Comfort considered that for a woman to shave her armpits was "simply ignorant vandalism", obliterating a powerful sexual tool, and praised the French for greater sexual awareness than American deodorant culture in this regard. (wikipedia.org)
  • The symbolic equation of armpit and vagina may underpin the fetish, as also the odor. (wikipedia.org)
  • This study, along with our previous research revealing that only a small number of the bacteria in our armpits are actually responsible for bad smells, could result in the development of more targeted products that aim to inhibit the transport protein and block the production of body odor," Thomas said. (webmd.com)
  • Armpit odor can be embarrassing and unpleasant not just to yourself, but also to others. (ehow.com)
  • Wear cotton shirts in summer because they soak up sweat, and avoid wearing sleeveless shirts that make armpit odor more prominent. (ehow.com)
  • Using vinegar reduces your skin's pH, helping control armpit odor. (ehow.com)
  • Tea tree oil prevents armpit odor because it's an antibacterial herb. (ehow.com)
  • While smelly armpits could well be your indicator to health, it would be good to know how to get rid of armpit odor in a healthy manner. (hubpages.com)
  • Smelly armpits can be temporarily fixed with an antiperspirant or a deodorant spray, but you may have to work inside out if you need to get rid of armpit odor without compromising your health. (hubpages.com)
  • If you have a rotting fish odor emanating from your armpits you may have a different kind of problem. (hubpages.com)
  • Body odor in the armpit area of clothing can be unpleasant as well as embarrassing. (ehow.com)
  • A simple method to remove armpit odor combines bacteria elimination with traditional laundering. (ehow.com)
  • Shaving your armpits gives you one less thing to worry about, since shaving this area helps reduce the odor from sweat. (allhealthguides.com)
  • Start applying benzoyl peroxide gel to the area after your bath on a daily basis to get rid of the bacteria and stop armpit odor. (ndtv.com)
  • What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit? (healthtap.com)
  • Conversely, the participants who didn't use any odor-controlling products had armpits with greater numbers of Corynebacterium , which are friendly bacteria that produce the bad smells associated with body odor. (naturalnews.com)
  • Bacteria in the armpit produce a distinctive odor that we recognize in ourselves and others near us. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Taking a shower or bath regularly can help to keep all of your skin in good condition, but particularly the delicate areas like the armpits. (skinsite.com)
  • You can also get rid of dark armpits medically -- ask your doctor to determine if there's an underlying disorder causing discoloration, then work with your doctor to find an appropriate cosmetic treatment. (wikihow.com)
  • Those who have a mild fetish for armpits often enjoy kissing, tasting, tickling and smelling their partner's armpits during sexual foreplay, perhaps asking partners not to shower or wash their armpits nor wear deodorant for a period of hours. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most armpit detoxes are meant to make the transition from an aluminum-based antiperspirant to a natural deodorant easier. (healthline.com)
  • Many of the articles in favor of armpit detoxes claim that the natural deodorant will work better afterward. (healthline.com)
  • However, deodorant and antiperspirants change the types and amounts of bacteria in the armpit. (healthline.com)
  • The way I found it I wasputting on my deodorant one morning and it burned really bad so I stopped using it and the next morning had a knot undermy armpit. (medhelp.org)
  • Apply baby powder or talc as another possible deodorant replacement that also helps keep the armpits dry. (ehow.com)
  • Irritant contact dermatitis or an allergic contact dermatitis can also result from deodorant soaps or other products that are used in cleansing the skin if they are not washed off completely, because the skin of the armpits is very thin. (skinsight.com)
  • Armpits are for deodorant and surprise tickle attacks-not massive cysts, but that's exactly what Dr. Pimple Popper found on her most recent patient. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • Researchers in England say they've identified a protein that enables bacteria in your armpits to take up odorless compounds in sweat and make it stink. (webmd.com)
  • The folk-tale motif of vagina in armpit is known from Ohio to the East Indies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here's Jennifer Lawrence at the 20th Annual SAG Awards Saturday night where she told Giuliana Rancic that her armpit looks like a vagina because Jennifer Lawrence is a powerhouse of poise, class and sophistication. (buzzfeed.com)
  • It's where you have armpit fat making it look like a vagina. (theblemish.com)
  • Somehow, the conversation turned from armpit fat into armpit vaginas, and then from armpit vaginas to armpit vagina-shielding blinders. (bustle.com)
  • We've already heard Mean Girls references, an almost wardrobe malfunction, that unforgettable fall , and more, so it's safe to say that armpit vagina is only Lawrence's first of many meme-able SAG moments. (bustle.com)
  • If you've trashed all your tank tops and keep covered up because of dark armpits, know you don't have to stay that way. (wikihow.com)
  • To get rid of dark armpits using home remedies, you can use natural bleaching agents like potato in conjunction with moisturizing and exfoliating. (wikihow.com)
  • Any advice on the sweaty armpits or on how to get the stains out of my clothes is appreciated. (mamapedia.com)
  • Granted, detoxing your armpits isn't what you'd call glamorous, but it can be a very good idea, particularly if you've been using chemical-laden antiperspirant/deodorants. (aussiehealthproducts.com.au)
  • Muscles that are worked during a pull-up can wrap around your arm and under you armpit, including those that become sore or painful during the exercise. (livestrong.com)
  • I've tried different ways of shaving my armpits and always it results in the same thing - sore, and little red spots. (thebeautybrains.com)
  • In just the last several weeks I'm getting pimples on my armpits, they are sore, red and hard. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Seek medical attention if you have an armpit lump that gradually becomes enlarged, isn't painful, or doesn't go away. (healthline.com)
  • Armpit painful bumps / ingrown hairs So my niece shaves, yes. (medhelp.org)
  • I have an extremely painful lump in my armpit its the size of a quarter raised and hard is this a boil it didn't start smaller and grow bigger it was just there one day what is it what caused it also other like it have appears? (empowher.com)
  • Finally, it is also possible to have an inflammation of the sweat glands in the armpits, which is termed hidradenitis, and can end up being quite a chronic problem. (zocdoc.com)