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I have an underarm odor, right side only, after Mirena, (levonorgestrel) which was removed. No lumps, good hygiene, changed deodorants & soap, topical Clindamycin?
Odor: Generally body odor is a testosterone mediated result. The progesterone in the Mirena (levonorgestrel) has testosterone ( male hormone) like properties . If it continues after several months after the Mirena (levonorgestrel) removal, you might want to have your doctor check your testosterone level. Also try aluminum prescription deodorant. ...Read more
Female w/ sore underarm no breast cancer what could be the cause of armpit soreness haven't used any razors/waxing use same deodorant/soap for years?
Sweat gland: The armpit with arm down is a partially closed space prone to infections. The skin here has sweat glands and sebaceous glands which can get secondarily infected from sweat. Use electric razor to remove hair and then deodorant. Hidradenitis or infection from sweat glands is not uncommon ...Read more
My partner has suddenly started to lose his underarm hair with no other symptoms. Still using the same soap, deodorant etc. What could be causing this?
Many possibilities: No loss of hair elsewhere (scalp, groin) as well? Localization to the underarms would be unusual. Generalized hair thinning can be due to medications or internal illnesses, and probably to stress, and sometimes it happens for no discernible reason. Is this a problem for him? If he's worried, let a doctor run some tests to rule out underlying medical problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a huge rash on my left side... Been there about 48 hours now. Extremely itchy. I have not switched laundry soap, bar soap, deodorant, or anything else recently. It's also spread to the crease on my arm inner elbow.. Please help?
I have a weIrd smel comIng from my armpIts. I showered, use soap and deodorant. I aIso have paIn in lower left stomache.
Annoying: Body odor can change with your diet intake - such as large amounts of garlic or other spices. I have linked an article that may help you research your symptoms. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/preventing-body-odor Lower left abd pain - always think constipation. Make sure having regular bowel movements, lots of water and fiber. If recent exercise may be mild abd muscle sprain. ...Read more
My underarm smells awful evrytime it sweats even though I use antibacterial soap and deodorant. Help?
Sure: Unless you're allergic to it, why not get 2 benefits for the price of 1? ...Read more
I have two hard bumps under my skin under my armpits. What could they be? I changed soaps recently and use the same deodorant, wore a jacket.
Plugged glands?: Most likely these represent apocrine or sweat glands that have become plugged from you deodorant. If you use an antiperspirant the 'aluminum chlorohydrate' pinches off the gland so that they don't secrete fluid. It backs up and viola you have a bump. Change to deodorant alone. Other concerns would be abscess if you have pain/heat/redness at site or lymph node. If grow/become tender, see a doc. ...Read more