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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


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Irritated skin tag on my underarm ?

Irritated skin tag on my underarm ?

Take it out: There are OTC products to remove it or better still ask your doctor to cut it out. ...Read more

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Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Hard bump: This may be as harmless as a blocked hair follicle, but may be a more serious infection, harmless or harmful tumor. Please get it checked by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Cellulitis on my face or under the skin pimple?

Cellulitis on my face or under the skin pimple?

Cellulitis is a: a concern and looks nothing like a pimple. I would see doctor preferably dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region. ?

Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region. 
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? Hyperpigmentation: Darkened skin, for several reasons, post infection/ inflammation, side effect of creams ointments, side effect of a drug, (photosensitivity), etc.. See a dermatologist for better management, best wishes ...Read more

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Lumps under surface of my skin around chest area from steroids... Any advice?

Lumps under surface of my skin around chest area from steroids... Any advice?

Lumps. : Why u using steroids. And what steroid? Androgens? Steroids general term, and body produces many- estrogen, testosterone, Insulin thyroid, on and on? Weight lifters, body builders use lots illegal steroids which can stimulate breast tissue and gynecomastia. Man tits. Rethink what you are doing. ...Read more

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Flaking skin on my arms and chest?

Flaking skin on my arms and chest?

Dry Skin Possibly: It could be that you are experiencing dry skin. Using a moisturizer as soon as you get out of the shower (while your skin is still damp) will lock in the moisture and prevent your skin from drying out. Try choosing a moisturizer that does not contain any alcohol as this can be drying as well. ...Read more

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I got a rash on entire neck, earlobes and under breasts?

I got a rash on entire neck, earlobes and under breasts?

This will require: In-person medical evaluation to provide an accurate diagnosis. Do you have a dermatologist? ...Read more

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Ingrown hair on back of neck but keeps pussing and firm under skin just red around the sore???

Ingrown hair on back of neck but keeps pussing and firm under skin just red around the sore???

Infected: Best to see your doctor to get it treated before the infection spreads further. Has the hair been removed yet? ...Read more

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The rash is like 20 microscopical bumps on each buttocks sides left and right, and under the scrotum flaky skin, antifungal and hydrocortizone using?

The rash is like 20 microscopical bumps on each buttocks sides  left and right, and under the scrotum flaky skin, antifungal and hydrocortizone using?

Most primary: Care physicians i've worked with and even myself treat eczema and tinea /fungal at the same time with combo of steroid and anti fungal since apperance of the two conditions are very similar.Most dermatologists on the other hand would confidently diagnose each condition thus treat them accordingly.What u r doing seems reasonable to me. Take care! ...Read more

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Why would the hair on my arms legs and face continuously grow just under the surface of my skin!?

Why would the hair on my arms legs and face continuously grow just under the surface of my skin!?

Hair grows into skin: While ingrown hair most commonly appears in areas where the skin is shaved or waxed, it can appear anywhere. Anything which causes the hair to be cut off or broken off with a sharp tip can cause ingrown hairs. Shaving is the leading cause, but waxing and tight clothing can also cause ingrown hairs. The hair curls back or grows sideways into the skin, and happens more so in people with curly hair. ...Read more

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Hard pimple under my skin on neck ?

Hard pimple under my skin on neck ?

Abscess: Hello. What you may be noticing is an abscess or possibly a sebaceous cyst. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dry skin on face and blotchy on neck and burning when applying creams?

Allergy testing: It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Lump: A hard lump felt under the skin may be caused by a number of conditions including but not limited to epidermal inclusion cyst , lipoma , dermatofibroma, or cancerous growth. See a dermatologist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Skin abnormality on the arms?

Skin abnormality on the arms?

Keratosis pilaris?: Can't be sure what you have with such limited info given, but u may have keratosis pilaris: thickened hair follicles. It is genetically inherited, common skin disorder which cannot be cured, but treated with topical emolients etc...Severe cases may benefit from retinoid compounds-- a type of acne med. Keeping the skin moist helps, thus is often softer in summer time due to sweating...Good luck. ...Read more