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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. Stephen Scholand
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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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How long does an HIV rash last? And do HIV causes hives to appear?

How long does an HIV rash last? And do HIV causes hives to appear?

Newly HIV positive?: Hiv seroconversion can appear in a variety of ways. A common way is a rash that can even be as severe as one causing hives. If you have any concerns that you got infected from HIV please find an expert to help you through this time. You can look here: http://www.Glma.Org. There are some great doctors in chicago that can walk you through this scare. ...Read more

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I was taking lamosil for 35 days when i started breaking out in a rash and hives. How long will that last? I've been off for 3 wks?

Up to about 3months: Lamisil (terbinafine) can last in the system for a long time because it distributes to skin, nail, central nervous system and even adipose (fat) tissue. It may remain in the system for up to 3 months after therapy is discontinued. Increase water intake to help its elimination. The rash/hives should be improving with time .If its not improving or getting worse please see your physician for care. ...Read more

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Clindamycin rash side effect lasts how long? Itches! like hives?

Clindamycin rash side effect lasts how long? Itches! like hives?

Days: It may last several days. In the meanwhile, try taking antihistamine up to 4x daily to see if this helps. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are natural remedies for hives/papular eruption ? And how long do they last ?

What are natural remedies for hives/papular eruption ? And how long do they last ?

Hives: It is important to look for cause as well as treatment. Cool compresses generally help and heat aggravates. Good hydration in general may help prevent. ...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

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I had strep infection that caused RHD last year.My ESR and ASO is now ok but rashes and hives still apppears on my legs, arms and hands... Pls help.

I had strep infection that caused RHD last year.My ESR and ASO is now ok but rashes and hives still apppears on my legs, arms and hands... Pls help.

See allergist: The hives are not related to your Rheumatic fever. Consult an allergist to find out the reason. Wow, I have not seen a case of rheumatic heart disease since my internship year decades ago. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because the rash/symptoms usually last - the itching/stinging/hives, etc?

I'm concerned because the rash/symptoms usually last - the itching/stinging/hives, etc?

? Chronic urticaria: better check with a dermatologist / allergist, check aaaai.irg or acaai.org for an allergist in your area ...Read more

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I had lobster last night and got a rash and hives. It went away for a while but now it's coming back. What should I do?

I had lobster last night and got a rash and hives. It went away for a while but now it's coming back. What should I do?

Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine): It sounds like you might have a lobster/shellfish allergy. It is best to try otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if that will help the hives to resolve. It is wise to contact your doctor, as he/she may recommend allergy testing to evaluate if that may be a new allergy you may have developed. ...Read more

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How long should I expect my post viral rash to keep breaking me out into random hives?

How long should I expect my post viral rash to keep breaking me out into random hives?

No way to know.: My standard answer to that question is, "my crystal ball is in the shop." urticarial eruptions can persist for days to weeks after the virus is gone; how long is totally unpredictable. A long-acting antihistamine such as fexofenadine (now available otc) can be very helpful until the reaction subsides. ...Read more

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I get hives for no apparent reason. I was diagnosed with shingles last year. I have a similar rash again. What could it be?

Hives: Some people are predisposed to urticaria. You should see an allergist for further testing to see if your thyroid or an autoimmune process is playing a role. Use non-sedating oral antihistamines in higher doses to control the hives until an answer can be found. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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