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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


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Does shaving your armpit hair reduce sweating or armpit temperature?

Does shaving your armpit hair reduce sweating or armpit temperature?

Let us see: Sweating has nothing to do with underarm hair. You'll sweat the same amount hair or no hair. Sweating has nothing to do with underarm hair. You'll sweat the same amount hair or no hair. ...Read more

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Will shaving my armpit hair reduce body odor?

Will shaving my armpit hair reduce body odor?

It might: Armpit hairs can slow down sweat evaporation and trap oils and smells. But even if you shave closely, if you don't keep the armpit clean, you can have an odor. Some people also need a deodorant or antiperspirant to keep odors down. I personally think some odor is natural and that we tend to get overly concerned here in the usa. ...Read more

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What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?

What causes body odor under one armpit, very strong odor on left armpithat causes bad body odor under one armpit?

Bacteria: Body odor has to do with the way bacteria on your skin metabolizes sweat. Sometimes eating onions and garlic make it worse also. See your dermatologist to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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Intertrigo in groin region?can i use hydrozole for it?i'm female 22y.intertrigo also underarms and under breast

Intertrigo in groin region?can i use hydrozole for it?i'm female 22y.intertrigo also underarms and under breast

See below: Simple intertrigo is an irritant dermatitis caused by the combination of frictional rubbing, increased temperature, and moisture. Intertrigo can be complicated various microorganisms, including yeasts, dermatophytic fungi, bacteria Hydrozole would only be effective if there is a secondary yeast infection. •Shower and dry off thoroughly each day. Keep your skin as dry and cool as you can. ...Read more

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My armpits, hands and feet sweat a lot and even clinical protection deodorant doesn't help my armpit sweat. Any suggestions?

Sweating : I would reduce eating and drinking anything with caffeine . That will help some. Regarding feet you can ask your doctor about rx drysol . There is a surgical procedure that can be done for the armpit sweating but you would need to see a specialist for that and have a consult. ...Read more

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Fat underarms or swollen lymph glands?

Fat underarms or swollen lymph glands?

Could be both: Probably soft tissue/fat tissue- but it could be either one. If in doubt, go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. ...Read more

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What causes sour body odor in groin area and under breasts?

Probably fungal: Infection. Both those areas are dark and can be moist. Giving way to fungal growth and foul odor. Keep area clean and dry. Use anti fungal cream and powders to help the area heal. Call your doctor for proper medication. ...Read more

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I've been having this musty odor in my pubic area& underarms 2 yrs. I shower, wax or keep hair trim. I use clinical strength deodorant .Embarrassing?

? Yeast Infection: Body odors can be due to a number of issues. The groin and underarms have a high concentration of hair follicles and sweat glands. They can become infected. The moisture can lead to yeast infections of the skin or glands in these areas. If yeast infection, may be a sign of other condition like diabetes. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, I am from Bangalore, India. I have Hyperhidrsis, where i sweat a lot in FACE, hand, armpit, neck, back, any advice to stop sweating on my forehead?

Hi, I am from Bangalore, India. I have Hyperhidrsis, where i sweat a lot in FACE, hand, armpit, neck, back, any advice to stop sweating on my forehead?

Botox: Botox injections can be done by your dermatologist to help decrease the sweating. Injections may not be appropriate for all areas but you can discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Will baby powder clog pores, I have folliculitis and hidradenitis suppurativa under my arms, so clogging my pores is a bad idea! ?

Will baby powder clog pores, I have folliculitis and hidradenitis suppurativa  under my arms, so clogging my pores is a bad idea! ?

Yes: Powders and creams can clog pores. Use only soap and water for best results and to avoid making the situation worse. ...Read more

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Is it ok that i shave my pubic hair & arm pit hair ?

Is it ok that i shave my pubic hair & arm pit hair ?

Yes it is: yes it is actually it is more hygienic to do that to keep the area clean and the skin to ventilate. some culture they supposed to do that on a monthly basis ...Read more

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Switched from antipersp deodorant to natural 1mo ago. having swollen painful nodes in arm pits, discoloration, rash,etc. tried tonsof different brands?

Switched from antipersp deodorant to natural 1mo ago. having swollen painful nodes in arm pits, discoloration, rash,etc. tried tonsof different brands?

Contact dermatitis: Hi, thanks for the question. It seems like you developed a rash in the area where you applied the deodorant. If this is indeed the case, you likely have an allergy to the deodorant. The reaction is called contact dermatitis, meaning irritation where the deodorant touches your skin. The main solution is to stop using the offending chemical or product. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can i shave my armpit hair?

NO! NEVER!: Hi. Just kidding. Of course you can! If you want to, do it! If you don't want to, that's fine too. ...Read more

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8 year old sweats excessively. During sleep, hair is saturated & beads of sweat on face. During play, his face drips with sweat. Friends not sweating.?

8 year old sweats excessively. During sleep, hair is saturated & beads of sweat on face. During play, his face drips with sweat. Friends not sweating.?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest. There are also medical canditions that can cause this condition like: thyroid disease, heart disease, medications, lung disease and others. ...Read more

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What causes pimples and a lymph node in my armpit?

What causes pimples and a lymph node in my armpit?

Infection : Folliculitis, a furuncle, or hidradenitis suppurativa are all infections that can cause these symptoms. They can be treated with a combination of oral antibiotics and incision and drainage if necessary. Consult a dermatologist to evaluate and treat this. ...Read more