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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Why urgent: Donot shave, no chemicals, keep it air dry, Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) would help, keep armpit dry with baking soda ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Good question: I would suggest applying the antiperspirant first, wait about 15-20 minutes and then apply the ketoconazole sparingly. On the other hand you might, i ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Azzopardi
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Treatment review: In general such problems require keep area clean and dry, gp should take samples to confirm its a fungal infection (which is less common than bacteri ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Intertrigo: "Fungal" unlikely. No harm from ketoconazole, might help. Ventilation and cool water rinses are useful. If it persists see a dermatologist. Meanwhile ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Itchy Arm pits: you don't have to live with this condition . Make an appointment to see a skin specialist ( Dermatologist } . A scraping or a skin biopsy maybe in ord ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Be rechecked: It is possible that there is now a bacterial infection in addition to the fungal infection,especially if he has been scratching the area or it could b ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. This public forum ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Time/lightening crea: The dark patches left over from your infection should lighten over time. If you are interested in lightening these area, use a dermatologically tested ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Your rash could be from sweating, shaving underarms usually develops from wetness and causes a fungal infection. You can apply OTC: Lotrimin cream 1% ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: An infection in pretty much any location has the potential to drain to a lymph node(s) & for it to become enlarged.
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