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have a black patch under my arm that's very itchy and sometimes painful. what are some ways i can get rid of this at home?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Black patch: Black patch is not a medical diagnoses, just the description of a sign. Please see your physician for diagnosis and treatment recommendations.
Answered on Feb 26, 2014
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
See a dermatologist. You seem to suffr from a pigmented seborrheic keratosis.
Feb 26, 2014

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