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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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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
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?
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?
Boil: The definitive treatment is to have it drained by a physician. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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