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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Rash And Red Spots On Armpit

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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What can cause red spots to start popping up. Not like a rash but just all over in different spotsThey start under skin then raise a little don't itch?

What can cause red spots to start popping up. Not like a rash but just all over in different spotsThey start under skin then raise a little don't itch?

May be issue in park: If you are a tourist in a national park, then anything that touches the skin can do this, ranging from a reaction to the soap used in hotel laundries to the grass and flora of the park. If this persists after you return home, see your physician for an evaluation of the problem ...Read more

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I foundtwo small dark red spots in mouth. Recently I have been getting a few little red spots on my body that itch and cause a rash, is there a link?

I foundtwo small dark red spots in mouth. Recently I have been getting a few little red spots on my body that itch and cause a rash, is there a link?

See a doctor: Impossible to diagnose this without seeing these lesions and getting a full history and doing a physical exam. Go see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause a sudden face rash with burning sensation? Also have several red spots on my arms.

What can cause a sudden face rash with burning sensation?  Also have several red spots on my arms.

Facial rash: facial rash with burning can be cause by an allergic reaction to something that touched your facial skin, a viral infection like herpes, shingles on the face, photo-drug reaction to a medication you are taking, and other causes, skin diseases like Lupus. You should see your local dermatologist for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can augmentin cause a hive type of rash? Happened on 5th day. Rash that comes and goes.Red spots. Responds to benadryl and or zyrtec.

Can augmentin cause a hive type of rash? Happened on 5th day. Rash that comes and goes.Red spots. Responds to benadryl and or zyrtec.

Yes: It is likely that you have a new onset allergy to penicillin. Stop the Augmentin and contact the prescriber. At some point in the future you can see an allergist to get skin tested to confirm. ...Read more

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7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash? Cause?

7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash?  Cause?

Hand foot, mouth dis: Hand foot and mouth disease is most likely. Causing sores on the palate, around the mouth, in the diaper area, and hands and feet, they look like red spots or canker sores (white discs with red around them). Fever and pain are possible. It's viral and runs its course. Pain control is key. If this doesn't sound like what your child has, get it checked. ...Read more

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I have red spots on armpit from plucking, what do I do?

I have red spots on armpit from plucking, what do I do?

Stop: Plucking. Give skin time to heal. If not healing one possibility would be ingrown hairs. ...Read more

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Im getting red spots tiny ones on my breast area armpit and a tiny bit on my back. Theres not many but theres quite a few.

Im getting red spots tiny ones on my breast area armpit and a tiny bit on my back. Theres not many but theres quite a few.

Rash-dermtitis: Skin rashes and "red spots" are almost impossible to diagnose over the computer. If these persist, it is best for you to see the Doctor and get an evaluation and properly diagnosed, so if needed, any treatment can be started. Good luck. ...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


Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more