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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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I have red itchy underarms. Can you help?

I have red itchy underarms. Can you help?

Dermatitis: very common in the axilla due to multiple glands. Cleanse with soap and water and apply AloeVera 3x a day and apply OTC Hydrocortisone cream. If not better, you could see a dermatologist or video-consult Healthtap. ...Read more

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After i peeled off my underarm it become redness very itchy and shiny at the sametime. I used peeling off local. What should I do?

After i peeled off my underarm it become redness very itchy and shiny at the sametime. I used peeling off local. What should I do?

Give it a break: I'm not sure what you mean by " peeling off local" but it sounds like you have developed what we call a contact dermatitis. That happens when you develop a local allergic reaction to something in the peal compound. It could be other things like infection in the sweat glands or the underarm hair. Soak it in warm water and then some cortisone cream. If no better or getting worse have it checked. ...Read more

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Why is my armpit peeling? It is itchy and a red/brown.. Doesn't have a bad odor but it hurts.

Peeling skin causes: Thank you for your question. Peeling, redness, and itching of the skin may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external sources such allergies to topical treatments or otherwise. Having an examination performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more