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Is it possiple to get crab in your armpit?

Is it possiple to get crab in your armpit?

Armpit crabs: I presume you are referring to crab lice. Rare, but certainly a possibility. Any hairy area is susceptible for lice. However, if it were crabs, you probably also have it in the pubic area. ...Read more

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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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Can you get tendonitis in armpits?

Can you get tendonitis in armpits?

Very unlikely: Anything is possible but I have never heard of that issue occurring. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes in your armpit from sex?

Can you get herpes in your armpit from sex?

Tricky herpes: You can actually get herpes wherever the virus 'lands' and there is a break (scratch) in the skin or a mucous membrane (like the lips, genitals or even the eye). Getting herpes in an armpit would seem unusual - and it would have to depend on 'what exactly' happened during the sex acts, but herpes is quite infectious so protection is always a good idea. Checking blood tests will help confirm. ...Read more

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Having armpit pain, is it a strange symptom to get?

Having armpit pain, is it a strange symptom to get?

Armpit pain: Not uncommon, especially if hairy area. Results from irritation of hair follicles or blockage, usually from dampness or sweating. Have it looked at. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get armpit pain or is that a weird symptom?

Do a lot of people get armpit pain or is that a weird symptom?

Common: The armpit (axilla) has a lot going on in a small space...All the muscles, blood vessels, and nerves that connect the arm to the torso traverse this space, there are a lot of lymph nodes, plus there are many specialized skin glands. Axillary pain can be related to any of these structures. If there are no obvious "lumps" or areas of swelling, it is usually of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more

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I have "holes" in my armpits. They get infected easily. Are they just large pores?

I have "holes" in my armpits. They get infected easily. Are they just large pores?

Armpits: a lot sebaceous cysts in the axilla (armpits) are from deodorants. Use baby powder for a while. I found Arm and Hammer stick deodorant best for cyst prevention after your initial episode has cleared up ...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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I always get random bumps under my armpit they come and go sometimes painful sometimes they arent?

Inflammation: You may have a condition called hidadrenitis suppuritiva. This is an inflammation and infection condition of the apocrine glands in the axillae. These sometimes need antibiotics or surgical treatment. To be sure this is the condition, you should see your health provider. ...Read more

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I always get bumps or lumps under armpits when I shave. Sometimes they are painful and sometimes they arent. Wht cld it be?

I always get bumps or lumps under armpits when I shave. Sometimes they are painful and sometimes they arent. Wht cld it be?

It can be hair folli: This could be irritation of the hair follicles. There are certain medical conditions that can lead to this. Your physician may send you to a dermatologist to clarify the diagnosis. This can be a common problem when hair follicles are irritated. However there are some medical syndromes which can irritate a lot of hair follicles and that needs to be excluded. These hair follicles can be infected. ...Read more

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I have a small round mass in my armpit (near the surface), diameter probably a few mm. Should I be worried or get it checked?

Why not?: Without knowing you and your history, the responsible things would be to advice you to get it checked. The very fact that you are concerned is reason enough to check it out. ...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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I get chronic on and off lumps under armpit comes and goes sometime on the right sometimes on the left. Should I be concerned n see my dr.?

I get chronic on and off lumps under armpit comes and goes sometime on the right sometimes on the left. Should I be concerned n see my dr.?

Painful?: Are these lumps abscesses that hurt and drain, or something different? Have you used a new deodorant? You may have a skin disorder called Hidradenitis. Are they deep to the skin like lymph nodes. It is best to see your regular doctor to determine if you need further testing or treatment. ...Read more

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I get sharp pains in my armpits, what could it be?

I get sharp pains in my armpits, what could it be?

Many choices : Unfortunately there are many possibilities but think muscular type pain but hard to tell with little information. ...Read more

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Where can I get hypercare? I sweat from my armpits alot.

Where can I get hypercare? I sweat from my armpits alot.

Dermatology: You should consult with dermatologist first before starting any type of medication to decrease sweating. Remember that sweating is a way of the body to release toxins. ...Read more

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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