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Itchy and burning armpits?

Itchy and burning armpits?

A challenging one: This is a tough one to try and respond to with just the limited information. My first thought might be something you are coming into contact with, deodorant, antiperspirant? You list "breast ops" in your past. Perhaps this may be due to lymphedema from those procedures. I would say you should address this with your doctor to start the process. ...Read more

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I am 39 years old. I have dark circles under my armpits, sometimes a little painful and itchy. itchy and burning scalp on sides of head and hair loss?

I am 39 years old. I have dark circles under my armpits, sometimes a little painful and itchy. itchy and burning scalp on sides of head and hair loss?

Time to visit doc: You are describing symptoms consistent with many illnesses from diabetes, addisons disease, cushings syndrome, seborrhea, alopecia, etc. You are to young for any of your symptoms to be taken lightly and all are pointing to metabolic imbalance. You need to get a complete physical, appropriate labs,and your Doc will be able to begin to address your symptoms and treat you. ...Read more

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Constant breast pain like I have a deep bruise or knot deep in my left armpit. Breasts are gen. Lumpy. Int sharp itchy burning pain. Exam in feb ok. ?

Constant breast pain like I have a deep bruise or knot deep in my left armpit. Breasts are gen. Lumpy. Int sharp itchy burning pain. Exam in feb ok. ?

Could be muscular: Rib pain can mimic breast pain. I see it all of the time. Intercostal rib pain, or costochondriitis can mimic breast pain. Your doctor should be able to distinguish between the 2. ...Read more

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Why is one of my armpit black and itchy?

Why is one of my armpit black and itchy?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Just got hard itchy lumps in my armpits. What to do?

Just got hard itchy lumps in my armpits. What to do?

Armpit lump: Hard lump on armpit is significant finding. Please see hematologist/ oncologist or general surgeon for biopsy to find out the cause. ...Read more

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I have burning painful itchy discomfort in my lady parts?

I have burning painful itchy discomfort in my lady parts?

Probably, see a Dr.: Wash gently w/ warm water and gentle baby oil. Softly pat dry. Wear cotton undies that are not too tight. If this is not enough, see a doctor - don't let it get worse or cause scratching to break the skin. Infections are not good. Until it feels better - do little to irritate the area. If sex hurt - don't do the things that hurt - discover things that feel good - gentle touch, moist kissing. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice with itchy urethra and little burning?

Can you give me advice with itchy urethra and little burning?

Here are some...: The described symptoms are sporadic or constant, bearable or unbearable, with any urethral discharge or not, with prior Rx or not for STD. These have to be define so to decide if to or not to treat them. So, collect these information and bring them to see Doc for analysis, more history, physicals, and possible tests so to deduce possible diagnosis for possible treatment timely. ...Read more