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what can i do about an underarm rash that is starting to drain?

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Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Hot packs: Hot packs to encourage drainage. Topica antibiotic, like neosporin. If it doesn't get better you probably need to be seen for oral antibiotics.

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What are common causes of red inflamed underarm rash?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 61 years experience
Under arm rash: The two most common causes are reaction to deodorants and shaving. A physician should be able to give you the appropriate advice to get it resolved.
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What to do for an underarm rash?

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Deodorant?: You may be reacting to your deodorant. Try going without for a few days. If that works, you'll need to change your deodorant.
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What can I do about a severe underarm rash?

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Dermatitis: You need to see a clinician to determine the diagnosis. There are many causes for what you describe.
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What causes red underarm rash?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Bacteria: A secondary bacterial infection of the skin of the underarm area.
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How to fix an underarm rash quickly?

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Really depends on : what is causing the rash, you can try desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) and cornstarch but if doesn't clear you should see dermatologist

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