A 22-year-old male asked:
Why do my armpits burn when i put on deodorant?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 32 years experience
Contact dermatitis: You either have an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis--a reaction to something your skin is coming in contact with. Most common agents are either fragrances or preservatives in topical products. Start with fragrance-free or unscented antiperspirants. You can add otc 1% cortisone cream to reduce irritation. If not better, see your local dermatologist.
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Sensitive vs allergy: Sensitivity vs allergy to metal complexes, fragrances in deodorant.
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Last updated Aug 28, 2019
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