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I have brown patches in my armpits? What is that? Can I get rid of it?

I have brown patches in my armpits?  What is that?  Can I get rid of it?

Dark skin in axilla: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin disorder in which there is darker, thick, velvety skin in body folds and creases. Because acanthosis nigricans usually only changes the skin's appearance, no treatment is needed. Treat any underlying medical problem that may be causing these skin changes--obesity, diabetes, female hormones, or lymphoma. Some cases are genetic. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrocotisone to get rid of axilla dark brown rash?

Can I use hydrocotisone to get rid of axilla dark brown rash?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have white patches, slightly itchy, on my arm and tummy. What is it and how to get rid of it?

I have white patches, slightly itchy, on my arm and tummy.  What is it and how to get rid of it?

It needs to be seen: Dermatologic problems are best diagnosed and treated after seeing them. It would be best if you saw your pcp or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Have a black patch under my arm that's very itchy and sometimes painful. What are some ways i can get rid of this at home?

Have a black patch under my arm that's very itchy and sometimes painful. What are some ways i can get rid of this at home?

Black patch: Black patch is not a medical diagnoses, just the description of a sign. Please see your physician for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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I shave my armpits regularly, but they always look dark. How can I get rid of this?

I shave my armpits regularly, but they always look dark. How can I get rid of this?

Thickened skin: This can be a condition called pseudoacanthosis nigrocans which is found in overweight people. It amy also effect the neck. The other possibility is irritation from underarm deodorant or a bacterial infection. Prescription creams can address these problems and lighten the color. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your armpits have a odor even with deodorant on? How can I get rid of the odor or prevent it from getting an odor?

What does it mean when your armpits have a odor even with deodorant on? How can I get rid of the odor or prevent it from getting an odor?

Ask a friend: Ask someone you can trust to tell you if you REALLY have a problem. It may be less conspicuous than you fear. You can try an antiperspirant + apply a little baking powder. ...Read more

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How can I get rid off discoloured dark armpits that i can do myself with out going to dermatologist?

Kojic Acid: You can try kojic acid which is an over the counter bleaching cream used twice a day. Go to the following web site http://consumersguides.Com/skin_lightener_reviews/index7.Html. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus under my armpit ?

How can I get rid of fungus under my armpit
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Over the counter: There are several over the counter anti-fungal meds.Ask your pharmacist for help choosing one.If it doesn't respond ...See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red bumps on my armpits?

How can I get rid of red bumps on my armpits?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I'd like to eliminate the pooch of fat that's right beside my armpit beside my boobs. How can I get rid of that?

I'd like to eliminate the pooch of fat that's right beside my armpit beside my boobs. How can I get rid of that?

Weight loss: Weight loss and push ups would likely do the trick. For more specifics you can see a personal trainer at a gym, but if it were me, i would start there. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hey I have two red lines on my armpit I had them ever since I was a teenager now im 21 my question is what are those lines and can I get rid of them?

Hey I have two red lines on my armpit I had them ever since I was a teenager now im 21 my question is what are those lines and can I get rid of them?

Skin lines: Skin lesions are hard to diagnose when seen, but without visual inspection, it's virtually impossible to arrive to a correct diagnosis. Request appointment on Health Tap Prime and upload a picture of the lines. ...Read more

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I have bumps between my breast. What are they? what caused them? And how can I get rid of them? Sometimes I also get them in my armpits.

I have bumps between my breast. What are they? what caused them? And how can I get rid of them? Sometimes I also get them in my armpits.

Hard to say: Without seeing what the humps look like it is difficulty to say. While they don't sound alarming at all they may be easily resolved with the right medication. See your doc or make an appointment with a HealthTap provider. Take care! ...Read more

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I had an abortion a year and a half ago and now two weeks per month I still have severe breast and armpit pain. How can I get rid of it? Thank you.

I had an abortion a year and a half ago and now two weeks per month I still have severe breast and armpit pain. How can I get rid of it? Thank you.

Not related: The pain you describe would not be related to the procedure 18 months ago. What you describe may be breast pain due to fibrocystic breast disease (FCBD). That pain should improve with vitamin E. Vitamin E when taken for breast pain due to FCBD usually responds to doses of 800 to 1000 IU (international units) taken each day. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to it get rid of dark armpits?

How to it get rid of dark armpits?

Dermatologist: Would see a dermatologist who can examine and advise. ...Read more

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How to get rid of armpit cyst?

Probably an abscess: It sounds like you have an abscess. That is an infected pocket filled with pus. You can try to apply moist heat. Your doctor may give you antibiotics. If that does not work quickly, you will need to have it surgically drained. Most family docs do that in the office unless they are very large. Call your family doctor now! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of armpit cysts?

How do I get rid of armpit cysts?

Surgery: Have these surgically removed. Either a general surgeon or a plastic surgeon can do it. Be sure you keep your weight under control. These cysts are more common in folks overweight. ...Read more

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How to.Get rid of armpit pimple?

How to.Get rid of armpit pimple?

See answer: Try warm compresses and if it does not go away in a day or two, then see a dr. For an evaluation to assure it is a pimple/cyst and or something else all together. Best wishes. ...Read more