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I have a light brown spots on the arm, near the armpit and lately has spread throughout me back a large stain, what can you do?

I have a light brown spots on the arm, near the armpit and lately has spread throughout me back a large stain, what can you do?

See your doctor: You need to be evaluated by a physician or dermatologist. From the above, it sounds like you have other medical problems that could be causing the skin discoloration. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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I get sharp pains in my armpits, what could it be?

I get sharp pains in my armpits, what could it be?

Many choices : Unfortunately there are many possibilities but think muscular type pain but hard to tell with little information. ...Read more

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Im lightskinned and I have really dark armpits. Whats that mean ?

Im lightskinned and I have really dark armpits. Whats that mean ?

See your doctor: It might not mean much of anything, but darkening skin under the armpits can be a sign for neurofibromatosis. You should see your family practice physician and discuss symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain under armpit?

Pain under armpit?

Axillary Pain: There is little information here. Potential causes for armpit pain include inflamed lymph nodes, cysts, musculoskeletal injury, infection & nerve injury. However in some cases a cardiac event can have pain radiating to the axilla as one of the symptoms (which would require immediate intervention). ...Read more

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Why is my armpits dark ?

Why is my armpits dark ?

DARK ARMPITS: DARK ARMPITS CAN BE CAUSED BY SHAVING. THEY CAN ALSO OCCUR FROM THE USE OF UNDERARM DEODORANTS AND ANTIPERSPIRANTS. PERFUMES AND COLOGNES CAN ALSO CAUSE THIS TYPE OF HYPERPIGMENTATION. THERE IS ALSO A GLANDULAR CONDITION, CALLED ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS,THAT CAN TRIGGER THIS. CHECK WITH A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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My armpits are raw and red ?

My armpits are raw and red ?

Dermatitis: You could have atopic dermatitis- try changing your deoderant to an unscented stick. If no improvement, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits smell musky?

Why do my armpits smell musky?

Bacteria : Sweat doesn't have a smell. The bacteria that live on the secretions from your sweat glands give it the smell. ...Read more

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