A 23-year-old female asked:
Burning pain in the crease of both armpits. comes and goes. tried to not wear deodorant, and it didn't help. what could it be?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Irritant: If you have avoided using deodorant for more than a week but still have the pain, this may be from the soap which was not rinsed out thoroughly. Is the pain superficial or deep? If it is superficial, try lidocaine or 1% hydrocortisone cream 2x daily on the armpit areas to see if this helps. If no improvement after a couple of days, see doctor.
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