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Hello! for about a week now my armpits have been itching and feeling uncomfortable. today i have small red pimple looking bumps in them. ive had this before and it went away. i did wear gel deodorant last week that i normally do not use. poss cause?

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Dr. Daniel Berman answered

Specializes in Dentistry

It is possible that the deodorant caused the reaction. Do you recall, when you had this reaction previously, did you use the gel deodorant. It might be that the gel deodorant caused some type of contact dermatitis. Possibly something in the deodorant formula was the cause. I would avoid using the gel deodorant. Also, maybe try some warmer water cloth applications.

Answered Mar 1, 2023

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