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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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What does it mean if both armpits are swollen, and swore with little red bumps?

What does it mean if both armpits are swollen, and swore with little red bumps?

Folliculitis: That's a folliculitis, an infection of the hair follicles caused by bacteria or yeast (or a combination). Topical antibiotics never work on these, in my experience; you're going to need an oral antibiotic, which your doctor or a dermatologist can prescribe for you. ...Read more

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I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that arent red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?

I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that arent red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?

Check with doctor: You may have hydradenitis which is a skin disease affects the epocrine sweat glands or sebacious glands such as under the arms and under the breasts use warm compresses and you mat need antibiotics if reccurs or persists see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red bumps on my armpits?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I've had nodules under my armpits and ugly red bumps (i shave) just squeezed nodule very hard and hard white puss came out. ? What is this

Folliculitis: Shaving can irritate hair follicles, which can lead to folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle). Plugging of the hair follicles and ingrown hairs can lead to secondary infection with bacteria, which form pustules (pimples) and abscesses (boils). ...Read more

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I keep getting red bumps in my armpits. Quit using any deodorant for over a month. Just washing with regular soap. Both sides.what should I do?

I keep getting red bumps in my armpits. Quit using any deodorant for over a month. Just washing with regular soap. Both sides.what should I do?

See your doctor: You probably have an inflammation of infection of the sweat glands or hair follicles. You may need topical or even oral antibiotics or combination of these plus steroids to get rid of it. Itching vs soreness can help distinguish between allergic contact dermatitis vs infection. ...Read more

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How to treat armpit rash and red bumps ?

How to treat armpit rash and red bumps   ?

See below.: This may be related to the deodorant/antiperspirant you are using, so you can try switching that. Otherwise you can try a cornstarch based powder, 1% hydrocortisone cream or an antifungal cream. The best thing to do, however, is have your doctor look at it to diagnose it properly and treat properly. ...Read more

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Daughter has red bumps that itch on lower hip and under armpit what could it be?

Daughter has red bumps that itch on lower hip and under armpit what could it be?

Contact dermatitis?: The rash under the arm that itches could be from allergy to deodorants. Because the rashes are also present on lower hip, it could also be a fungal dermatitis. Please see your doctor. ...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