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If body odor is caused by bacteria, and antibacterial soap kills bacteria, why aren't antibacterial body soaps hailed as the holy grail of getting rid of body odor? I can only find hand soap that is antibacterial.

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    $\begingroup$ Please don't use antibacterial soaps.. Unless you're a nurse or a doctor. This isn't a highly scientific link or anything, but I appreciate ASAP Science's work that they do in scientific literacy. $\endgroup$ – Bob Apr 4 '17 at 23:11
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    $\begingroup$ I recommend watching the video in the link I posted. And please, there is very little scenarios where you should be using antibacterials or hand sanitizer $\endgroup$ – Bob Apr 4 '17 at 23:13
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, but one occasion you should always use hand sanitizer - when entering a hospital/clinic/doctors office $\endgroup$ – Bob Apr 4 '17 at 23:14
  • $\begingroup$ @Bob: I had the impression hand sanitizer is pretty different from "antibacterial" soaps. $\endgroup$ – sumelic Apr 5 '17 at 1:44
  • $\begingroup$ @Bob okay, I won't do it, but still my question stands. Shouldn't antibacterial soap be able to get rid of body odor altogether? $\endgroup$ – vrwim Apr 5 '17 at 6:50

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