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Itchy Left Armpit
I have a hard, painless, and very itchy lump in left armpit for 2 months. Doctors have ruled out infections. Getting ultrasound. Should I be worried?
Depends: We would need to know your medical history and family history. Your doctor knows best and the ultrasound should help. ...Read more
During volleyball season my armpit does this weird thing where it's red, itchy and rough. It's only the left one though. What's the cause?
Where is the rash (little red splotches) under my left armpit coming from? It's been there for a few days, it's not itchy or bothering me.
Rash: Excoriation, fungal, pseudofungal, heat reaction, hydradanitisGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a large red rash under left armpit. It's not raised not painful and not itchy. The entire area is red in the shape of a circle. Noticed today.?
Need to see rash: Your rash being in just one armpit somewhat lessens the likelihood it's due to deodorant/antipersperants. There are a number of other conditions that can cause underarm rash. Some of them are intertrigo, Candida, other fungal infections and reaction to shaving. **The rash of Lyme disease can occur in one armpit. You can upload an image in an online consultation at Health Tap or see your physician ...Read more
My left armpit smells even after I shower and out on deodorant but my right one beverages does and it is always itchy do you know what will help?
? rash: Is there a rash with the itching? If so there could be a yeast infection which would require treatment with an anti-yeast cream or ointment (such as lotrimin). Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) is a prescription preparation which has a steroid mixed with it and gives relief of the itching as well. See your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I am diagnosed with eczema, lately my left armpit has been very itchy. Can eczema be it or a infection?? Its very uncomfortable!
Armpit itching: Itching under armpits can be due to allergy or it can be infection as well (bacterial or fungal) it depends on other symptoms and how the lesion looks like, you should consider consulting your physician for making a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
I have this red rash about the size of a quarter on my left armpit. It has been there for over a month, it's very itchy and sometimes it starts to bleed. What can that be? I haven't even stopped using deodorant, affraid that it could be an allergic reacti
I have sores on my right armpit and leg and on my left knee they are itchy at night and leak clear fluids. I don't know what they are or how to help.
Clear fluid is prob: Nothing. Cells contain fluid as does the space around the cells so this may be nothing. But sores concern me. I would see dermatologist to determine cause of sores, Apply topical antibiotic and cover with bandaid until you see someone. If lesions heal with topicals you may be scratching at night and opening your skin. Check any animals for fleas ...Read more
My left armpit has been itchy for more than a week. I couldn't see any visible skin irritations, but now it has small red bumps and it itches what now?
I have swollen painful/itchy lumps under my armpits, mainly left hand side, following 3 weeks of long and exhausting travelling. Is it just due to fatigue?
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.?
I have a bIG lUMP under my left armpit tHAT IS vERY ITcHY and looks irritated wHAT cAN I pUT on it sInce IM prEGnant? I'm having trouble sleeping at night because it hurts when I turn to that side
Talk to your OB: The lump under your arm could be breast tissue called the axillary tail of Spence which can become engorged or could be an abcess or lymph nodes fighting off an infection. The itching is likely to be a skin issue. Since you are pregnant but don't memtion how far along, it is difficult to narrow this down. Your OB is the one to best help with this. Call today. Don't wait for your next appointment. ...Read more
Itchy on right leg, right leg hurts, pain in left armpit and upper chest, they did chest X-rays in April and It was not heart or lung. Any ideas?
Nondiagnostic: These varied symptoms are nondiagnostic at this time. In order to evaluate you, a physician would have to perform a thorough history and physical examination. After that pertinent tests and/or referral to appropriate specialist may be required for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Numbness on top of left breast & also under my arm, just above armpit. Breast also feels itchy, medical issues are Hashimoto's, RA, 2 herniated disc?
Marble size lump in armpit, aching there and in left side of breast, itchy lower arms. Father 2 Aunts 2 uncles died of cancer. I'm 50?
Swoll node left armpit 1 week. Soreness in right pit but no node. Today sore throat. Night sweats and Itchy vulva w bumps 2 to 3 mo. No fever 42y/o F?
Lymphadenopathy: No way to know why you are having these symptoms without a full history and physical exam and perhaps some labs. Doubt that these are all necessarily related to each other. Go see your family doctor. ...Read more
Swollen Lymph nodes under both armpits and left side neck, itchy skin on both arms with rash, left upper arm hurts, muscle twitches here and there?
Exam: Do not ignore these symptoms. Make an appointment for a comprehensive physical exam-asap. ...Read more
Small isolated clusters of bumps on only left lower arm. Not itchy. Some look like clear bubbles.
Exam needed: This may have to be examined by your dermatologist. A possible diagnosis is shingles. ...Read more
Small itchy bums on my upper left arm I woke up with them it feels like tiny bites but they are red too?
Rash: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
I have non-itchy red dots growing and spreading under my skin as I age on my left arm. What is it?
Cherry angiomas are the most common vascular lesions to appear on human skin. They are made up of clusters of dilated capillaries on the surface of the skin, which accounts for the cherry-red or purple color. No one knows exactly what causes them.
Cherry angiomas can occur almost anywhere on the skin, but most commonly on the torso. They rarely occur on the hands or feet. ...Read more
2nd time small spots on arm Scabbing over, left side only, same area as mnth ago. Slightly itchy. Spots last about week upper forearm. What can it be?
Rash: Without seeing a picture of it. No one would be able to tell you. Send a picture ...Read more
Rash on left forearm 1 week after labor. Same arm I had IV in. Isn't spreading just itchy. What could this be and how do I treat.....
I have a rash on my right arm and a bit on the left. It is not raised and not itchy- like a sunburn. It has looked the same for the last two weeks.?
Rash: Difficult to say without a pictureGet a more detailed answer ›
Hi in 26 year old female I just developed some medium size itchy red bumps on the upper left side of my back and the back of that arm can you tell me.
Hard to tell: Making a diagnosis on the cause of rash is difficult especially when there is no detailed history or picture of the rash. I suggest that you talk to your doctor about it. In the meanwhile, try apply skin moisturizer to the skin on a regular basis to see if this helps. ...Read more
12 days ago I gave blood for my blood test. In one week after that, red, itchy spots were emerged in the region in my left arm in which I gave blood.?
I have a non itchy rash on my left arm and chest that spread to my neck and back over night. What could it be?
Many causes: If it lasts for less than a couple of weeks, then I won't pay much attention to it. But if it gets painful, it may be from shingles and you need to see your doctor ASAP to get started on an anti-viral drug to reduce potential complications. Suspect shingles if the rash does not extend beyond the mid-line of the body. ...Read more