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I have dry, brown, itchy spots under my armpits and theyre spreading now. So I have cancer? Is it an infection? What do I do? I have no insurance=(

I have dry, brown, itchy spots under my armpits and theyre spreading now. So I have cancer? Is it an infection? What do I do?  I have no insurance=(

Hard to say: It's very difficult to diagnose rashes without seeing what it looks like but it may be a fungal infection (sort of like jock itch). You can try looking up clinics if money is an issue. Otherwise, you can call doctors and ask for the cash rate - it's difficult i know but something we've tried to solve with our website - sorry you're not in texas where most of doctors are. ...Read more

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I have dark patches on my armpits and they are itchy at times.What should I use?

Dermatomycosis: This is a superficial fungal infection of the skin. Start with otc antifungal creams that your friendly pharmacist will recommend. If that does not work then you will probably be seeing a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have itchy armpits and it hurts when I shave them. Any possible reasons why? Or what I can do to stop the itch and pain?

I have itchy armpits and it hurts when I shave them. Any possible reasons why? Or what I can do to stop the itch and pain?

Allergy? Infection?: Stop deodorant, use cold milk compresses to cool skin and use Hydrocortisone and sarna lotion. If not better see md for stronger prescription strength. ...Read more