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What is the definition or description of: rash in armpit?

What is the definition or description of: rash in armpit?

Better question?: The question does not really make sense and is too non-specific! if you want to know what causes the rash under the arm, it could come from deodorants more often as a contact allergy or non-specific reaction. Fungal infections and bacterial infections of the glands under the arm are to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Rash In Armpit (Definition)

The question does not really make sense and is too non-specific! if you want to know what causes the rash under the arm, it could come from deodorants more often as a contact allergy or non-specific reaction. Fungal infections and bacterial infections of the glands under the arm are ...Read more


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Oval red rash in armpit. Itches and im a diabetic. What could it be?

Oval red rash in armpit. Itches and im a diabetic. What could it be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Have rash in armpit and down side that looks like sores. Had white pus filled blister in armpit today that popped and is now sore. What could this be?

Have rash in armpit and down side that looks like sores. Had white pus filled blister in armpit today that popped and is now sore. What could this be?

Infection : This is an infectious problem. There a specific infections we see in the axilla, it can also be another condition called hidradenitis supprativa. You will need to see a dermatologist and get the diagnoses clarified. ...Read more

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What is it? 4yr have breast pain, shoulder pain, arm pain, rash in armpit and sore throat. not everyday. Also describes me: Neck pain, anemia, asthma

What is it?  4yr have breast pain, shoulder pain, arm pain, rash in armpit and sore throat. not everyday. Also describes me: Neck pain, anemia, asthma

? ?: can't nake a definitive diagnosis of your condition with such constellation of symptoms online, you may very benefit from seeing a rheumatologist / an allergist immunologist, ask your primary doctor about that , best wishes ...Read more

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My 3yr old has been getting up to 104 fevers, rashes, and hives, what's going on?

My 3yr old has been getting up to 104 fevers, rashes, and hives, what's going on?

Hard to tell: Proper assessment will require some history, an exam & possibly lab work. This could be as simple as a transient virus or a more worrisome auto-immune disorder. I would have this evaluated by the child's physician when you can arrange it. If the kid is taking fluids well & playful at least part of the time it can wait until office hours. If the kid is not, start with an urgent care center. ...Read more

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What causes rashes/hives?

What causes rashes/hives?

Immune system alert: For some reason (often it is mysterious even with best efforts to identify the agent) some people's immune systems go into an emergency alert mode and send out defensive weapons to protect you from what it feels as a threat. Unfortunately, it usually is an over-reaction and causes more problems for you. If your dr agrees - a daily benedryl may help. Be ready with an epi-pin & 911 for emergency! ...Read more

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I am always breaking out in rashes/hives at night on my back. Thank you?

I am always breaking out in rashes/hives at night on my back. Thank you?

Might be ur bedding: urticaria tends to be more generalized though, check ur bedding, try bathing b4 going to bed at night with a moisturizer soap and wear cotton underwear / sleeping gowns, over the counter anti-histamines if taken on regular basis would help as well, if all don't work u need to see an allergist or a dermatologist ...Read more

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Hi, i've been getting these rashes that show up just before i go to bed. I start scratching and they begin to turn into hives than vanish the next mor?

Hi, i've been getting these rashes that show up just before i go to bed. I start scratching and they begin to turn into hives than vanish the next mor?

Hives: Hives (urticaria) is common and sometimes you may never find the cause. Causes can be food allergies, medications, problems w your liver, infections inside the body (hepatitis, hiv, ect), or no reason is found. Best to get blood work to try to find these possible causes and treat accordingly. If nothing is found, a simple nightly dose of Atarax (hydroxyzine) (sedating) 25mg would help. ...Read more

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Why is my body itchy everywhere but no hives or rashes?

Why is my body itchy everywhere but no hives or rashes?

Itching: There are numerous reasons for itching from dry skin to thyroid problems and more. Often a cause is not identified. See an allergist or dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is immune system? And how it relates to rashes, itching, sores, hives.....

What is immune system? And how it relates to rashes, itching, sores, hives.....

Control: You may view the immune system as the police commissioner who oversees the city's defense against invaders. When someone causes trouble, you may find multiple and variable responses. We need the immune system to defend against outside invaders (bacteria, virus, worms) and inside traitors (cancer, autoimmune disease). Diseases often occur when the immune system fails. ...Read more

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Why does my skin become itchy and break out in hives and rashes whenever I sweat?

Why does my skin become itchy and break out in hives and rashes whenever I sweat?

Dermatitis and find : this is called pruritic dermatitis so that your skin shows an allergic reaction to the components of your sweat. ...Read more

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How come i been waking up with rashes and hives?

How come i been waking up with rashes and hives?

Chronic hives: Hives usually gets worse at night regardless of the cause. Try taking antihistamine from 2 to 4 doses a day (higher than the dose for hay fever) and if this doesn't help, consult an allergist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rashes for years, hives in last year.?

What to do if I have rashes for years, hives in last year.?

See an allergist: chronic hives, or urticaria needs evaluation, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Hives (Definition)

An outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...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