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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 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 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 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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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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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