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i have red bumps under my armpits

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Folliculitis: If you're experiencing frequent folliculitis in axillary and groin regions, staphylococcus are probably colonizing your skin with invasiveness at time ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be from : your bra or it could be a lymph node which could be a sign of something more serious ..have a doctor look at it
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Johnson
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Razor bumps: It sounds like razor bumps. If you are using a razor on either of those areas...that’s the likely cause. If not, some sort of ectopic dermatitis is a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: That's a folliculitis, an infection of the hair follicles caused by bacteria or yeast (or a combination). Topical antibiotics never work on these, in ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Check with doctor: You may have hydradenitis which is a skin disease affects the epocrine sweat glands or sebacious glands such as under the arms and under the breasts ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
13 years experience Pediatrics
Folliculitis: Shaving can irritate hair follicles, which can lead to folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle). Plugging of the hair follicles and ingrown h ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Red bumps: It is probably from shaving under your arms or a reaction to a hair remover depending on which you use. I would use some hydrocortisone 1% and clear t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: This may be related to the deodorant/antiperspirant you are using, so you can try switching that. Otherwise you can try a cornstarch based powder, 1% ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Try changing soap: Or deodorant. Wash with mild soap and water, dry thoroughly. Avoid clothing that binds. If you see pus or have pain, consider infection and see your d ... Read More
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