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Is It Possiple To Get Crab In Your Armpit
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
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
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
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
I always get random bumps under my armpit they come and go sometimes painful sometimes they arent?
How do I get rid of dark spots under my armpits? It's very embarrassing and i don't know what to do
See your doctor: We need to find out what they are before we can determine the best way to remove them. ...Read more
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
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?
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?
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
Many choices : Unfortunately there are many possibilities but think muscular type pain but hard to tell with little information. ...Read more
Muscular: Muscular pains.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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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