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What could cause burning under the skin in the armpit

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Irritation: It could be an infection or excessive sweating that's causing irritation. It could also be a reaction to chemicals in clothing. It it is occurring on ... Read More

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Dr. Justin Lo
Dr. Justin Lo answered
20 years experience Pain Management
Sounds like PHN: Sounds like post herpetic neuralgia. Did u have lesions before these symptoms started. Sometimes he rash of shingles are less noticeable. Have your pc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Sorry that happened. The symptoms you are describing though are normal. It's possible that a small blood vessel broke under the skin, or that your m ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: any pathology in the ear even by an earing would show up as a nodal problem in the upper neck region. The armpit drains the arm and chest wall on the ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: This is the area of the long and short head of the biceps. I would think tendinitis or neuritis as you have nerves that run withe tendons there. Doe ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Neurodermatitis: An itchy back without a rash can be caused by a irritated small nerve fiber .The condition is called notalgia parasthetica. There is no test to diagno ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Paresthesia: Chronic paresthesia or intermittent paresthesia over a long period of time is generally a sign of a neurological disease or traumatic nerve damage. Pa ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Neuropathic pain: The sensation you are describing is neuropathic pain. It comes from a pinched, inflamed ir damaged nerve. The most common causes of your symptoms ar ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Blood spots on the skin are called petechiae (purpura if they are bigger splotches), and are due to blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood vessels ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many potential cause: If you have a blistering lesion which are burning, you need to consider seeing a dermatologist . Since you have given us no information on your health ... Read More

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