A member asked:

My left armpit itches and hurts and looks very red with irritation on the pores and i notice it has abnormal strong body odor. the right armpit doesn't smell so strong and it feels normal, what is happening?

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Dr. Stanley Katz answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Difficult to say w/o any pics. suggest you see your dermatologist for evel and tx. Seems like it might be either a bacterial infection or a contact dermatitis, perhaps secondary to your deodorant/antiperspirant

Answered Jul 1, 2023



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