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Armpit Blister Diagnosis
I have a small little blister looking thing inside of my armpit, but it doesn't hurt what could it be?
Need to be seen: Not enough detail here for correct identification. If it sticks out like a finger, it is an acrochordon (benign skin tag). If it is a lump deep in the skin it is an epidermal syst or tricholemmal cyst. If you shave there it may contain an in-growing hair.Sometimes they have an opening through which you can squeeze out sebum which looks like cream cheeze with a sour odor. ...Read more
It's possible: HSV can occur anywhere on the skin and in the oral cavity. While it's possible for HSV to cause a blister in the armpit(axilla) it is less common. Tissue from scrapings of the lesion can be tested for HSV by immunofluorescense staining or PCR DNA testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For about 11 years I have gotten painful blister like bumps on my inner thighs and armpits. Multiple drs don't know what the cause is. Any ideas?
See your doctor: Painful blisters needs to be seen by your doctor to document location, size, and type of bumps/blisters. If needed, they can do a scrape biopsy to find out what it is. By itself, it's hard to determine, and you may be referred to a dermatologist who can pinpoint it right away and take care it. It's impossible to determine without seeing it in person, by your doctor first. ...Read more
There are smll water blisters in my armpit, and is it maybe because i use a new brand of deodorant?
Possibly: Dry dry powder or a gentle roll on. ...Read more
I get frequent blisters in my armpits and sometimes in my groin area. I usually just apply antiseptics, and they drain all by themselves after a while, but then they recur. What could be the cause of it?
My daughter is 11 and has lil blisters under her armpit that have popped open and now look like cigarette burns can you tell me what it is?
See Your Doctor: Your 11 yr. old daughter has blisters in her armpit. Blistering rashes have numerous causes. Having them confined to her armpit is an unusual location and could be caused by local exposure to an irritant, infections, or even poison ivy through touching the area. Because rashes are difficult to diagnose without visual inspection, your daughter should see her doctor for correct diagnosis. ...Read more
See your doctor: It sounds like you may have an infection so see your doctor, do not shave the area for now. ...Read more
Does shingles always have a rash? I have a nerve-like pain just below my armpit but no rash or blisters. The pain has been longer than 1 week too.
Zoster sine herpete: And that young lady is how we docs say "shingles without a rash." Yes, it DOES exist. And many people are grateful for it since the alternative is have the shingles with all the cosmetic issues. When absolutely necessary we can do spinal taps to identify particles of the virus who are causing the pain and burning symptoms but without a lot of exertion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up this morning with s painful rash above my fight armpit. It really hurts. It looks like blisters?
Have a sore by my armpit and I'm not sure what it is. Hurts all around it scab in the middle looks like a peeled blister on the outside and is growing?
Abscess or infection: Sounds like an infection that needs treatment. Lymph node is a possibility. Problems like this should be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
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