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I have a reddish brown circle in my armpit and it itches like crazy but huts when i scratch. What is it what do I do?

I have a reddish brown circle in my armpit and it itches like crazy but huts when i scratch. What is it what do I do?

Tinea: Could be a fungal infection that commonly occurs in "moist" areas of the body. Tinea corporis - google it for images. It responds well to prescription strength topicals. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Hello i have this serious breakout it started on my armpits and now its under my break it itches and bleeds sometimes what could it be ?

Hello i have this serious breakout it started on my armpits and now its under my break it itches and bleeds sometimes what could it be ?

Infection: Sounds like you have an infection. If you shave there you need to get new blades, clean it after each use, let it dry out ( keep somewhere to dry out in the day, not in shower in a wet tray) and change the blade more often. ...Read more

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, my daughter age 15 has these small bumps under both of her armpits. Never shaved before. They all gathered and they itches her terrible please help?

, my daughter age 15 has these small bumps under both of her armpits. Never shaved before. They all gathered and they itches her terrible please help?

Armpits: Your daughter may be allergic to her deoderant and possibly have irritated her hair follicles, see a dematologist for help. ...Read more

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I have this rash under my armpit it itches and burns ocasonally?

I have this rash under my armpit it itches and burns ocasonally?

Eczema or infection: You may have an eczema or an infection either fungal or bacterial. Don't ignore, sometimes it starts as a rash then you develop a serious infection and a boil. See your doctor, until then keep clean and do not use any deodorants. ...Read more

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Hi I use degree deodorant and shave every 3 day but I always seem to smell musky and my armpit itches .Please help?

Hi I use degree deodorant and shave every 3 day but I always seem to smell musky and my armpit itches .Please help?

The apocrine sweat: glands in the armpit secrete a fatty type of sweat different from eccrine/skin sweat glands. Bacteria work on apocrine sweat creating bromhidrosis resulting in offensive and hard to control odor. The basic strategy is cleaning the skin regularly (1-2 X daily) with germicidal soap to reduce bacteria count, shaving as your are doing, drying, strong anti-perspirant. Change Degree..?? irritant? ...Read more

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There is a lump in my armpit that hurts and it itches. When i touch the lump it hurts even worse. What should I do? And what is causing this?

Size?: Could you describe the lump some more? Could be lots of things but a good description could help narrow it down. A painful lump in the axilla should get evaluated in person by your doc. ...Read more

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I have been on a fast for 2 weeks and this past week, I broke out in a rash under my arms (above my armpits) and I don't know what to do? It itches!

I have been on a fast for 2 weeks and this past week, I broke out in a rash under my arms (above my armpits) and I don't know what to do? It itches!

Likely yeast: Yeast (candidiasis ) is probably the most common. Other possibilities: acantosis nigricans ( pigmentation brownish dark, not red), hidradenitis suppurativa or abscesses from the sweat glands of the axilla, contact dermatitis from deodorant etc. Doubt related to fast. ...Read more

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