A 59-year-old female asked:

I have skin peeling in one armpit. it started with extreme itchiness and now peels daily. i have nummular eczema on my torso. could this be the same?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. William Brandon
39 years experience
Likely have ezcema: This skin condition could be another type of ezcema like you have on your torso. It is unusual that this is only occuring in one armpit and not the other. I would be useful for a doctor to examine the rash. You could also try an OTC steroid cream and see if it goes away. If not then go see the doctor.
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