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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. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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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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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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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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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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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

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Hives (Definition)

Also known as urticaria, hives are an outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). Hives vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more