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Armpit Fat Causes
Probably fungal: Infection. Both those areas are dark and can be moist. Giving way to fungal growth and foul odor. Keep area clean and dry. Use anti fungal cream and powders to help the area heal. Call your doctor for proper medication. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Hidradenitis: Inflammation of the hair follicles and sweat glands in the armpit (and with it sometimes inflammation of lymph nodes or lymphadenitis) is a common cause of pain in this area. Aside from that any irritation of the nerves in this area will result in pain. Trauma or inflammation of chest muscles is also painful ...Read more
Abdominal fat: In over weight persons, excess abdominal fat can be deposited between the skin and the abdominal wall (subcutaneous), or it can be inside the abdominal wall (intra- abdominal). In either case, this is a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease, and can be improved with diet and exercise. ...Read more
Unlikely: Infiltration of skin and deep muscle is a sign of advanced breast cancer as is involvement of lymph nodes. ...Read more
22, Skin irritation on left side underarm pit and breast area. No lumps or pain. Been sweating a lot, could this be causing skin irritation?
Fungal Infection?: The excessive moisture could cause a fungal infection. Fungal infections of the skin are very common and include athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/fungal-infections-skin#1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is fatty : If you palpate it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mltpl deep, hard lumps in calf muscles w/out skin involvement/swollen lymph nodes neck/armpits & weight loss. Venous u/s, chest xray, thyroid & mono-neg.Mild anemia-low monocytes. Any ideas?
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Yes, but...: Every new finding needs to be considered as the most serious treatable illness until proved otherwise. A single large new dimple may be the result of injury and scar contraction, but you'd do well to have it seen in any case. The familiar orange-peel effect is also very concerning and should prompt a physician's office visit. If you have either of these, please seek evaluation without delay. ...Read more