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what could be causing the moldy smell under my left armpit

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Intertrigo: This may be due to a yeast infection such as occurs with "jock itch" over the counter powders and/or creams are available. If this does not produce re ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Swollen: Swollen eyes may result from allergy or infection. If you have allergies, try some zaditor (ketotifen) from the drugstore. If this does not improve ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See dermatologist if: Try using an antiperspirant containing alum to see if this helps . If not, consult a dermatologist to find out the reason.
A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Arm pit smells moldy: Review which deodorant you are using. Show to Dr.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Dermatology : hey ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist to see if they can make a diagnosis about the armpit. I don't believe the other left Trunk symp ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a skin doctor: it might be a abnormal sweat glands or a hidden infection or a infarcts skin tag Either way you need to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Hygiene problem?: I'm guessing your boyfriend is uncircumcised and doesn't retract and wash under the foreskin as often as he should (at least once a day). Or maybe he ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
Bacteria!: The armpits have many sweat glands. Moisture from the sweat and your own body heat create the perfect environment for bacteria to grow, which causes o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Treatment: You can use Bacitracin OTC cream for treatment this bump, and please be careful with shaving.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No!: It got nothing to do with it!

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