My daughter is almost 4 (nov 17th) and she started smelling really bad. We thought it was soap i didn't rinse well enough from behind her ears, so ive been giving her extra baths than our other children. We have a 2 year old and a 1 year old both of who have the same bath schedule as her until these extra baths, all brush their teeth and have a pretty decent and balanced diet. I can't figure out why she smells so much like feces. She is not potty trained (she REFUSES) and I really have no idea what to do. I've tried lostions, disinfectant hand sanitizer on her hands, bathing her with feminin wash, baby shampoo, everything really. I'm getting ready to make her a doctor's appointment tomarrow. I had talked to my MIL to see if she had any idea and she did the same thing when she kept her over night, extra bath lotions and different washes. I would think if i was doing something wrong with her hygiene or diet that my other children would have the same problem but they don't. I'm worried im doing something wrong that maybe I'm not aware of? And i also feel embarrassed for her since shes a lovey person but its hard to be around someone who literally smells like they ran outside and rolled in a pile of doody. Has anyone had a similar situation happen? Is this a medical condition i should be aware of when i talk to my pediatrican?
~concerned mom of 3
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