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large red bumps under armpits

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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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Rahs in axilla: You need to have it checked by your md. Also, I have seen it in patietns who do not use clean shavers or soem deodorants and antiperspirants do that. ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Contact allergy: You may be allergic to something in your bra and the metal in the bra hook. You may try a different make of bra and one with a plastic hook. Wash the ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Derm: You should see the dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and therapy.
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A 25-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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible spider bite: I suspect that this is from a spider bite which tends to spread in the tissue and cause infection. Go to urgent care to get it checked out if your do ... Read More
A 23-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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A 47-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 18-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 23-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

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