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My armpits break out all the time what is it?

My armpits break out all the time what is it?

ARMPITS BROKEN OUT: Do your armpits itch? Is there a rash? Are they lumps or boils? If they just itch, it may be due to the soap you are using. Change to dove or cetaphil; change you antiperspirant/deodorant; wash your blouses ANS sweaters and shirts in all free & clear (don't know if you are female or male) if it persists, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is wrong if my armpits break out all the time?

What is wrong if my armpits break out all the time?

Need evaluation: Ingrown hairs? Hidradenitis suppurativa if large lesions.? I don't know what is causing your underarms to breakout. Recommend medical evaluation to find out. Take care. ...Read more

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I have dark patches on my armpits and they are itchy at times.What should I use?

I have dark patches on my armpits and they are itchy at times.What should I use?

Dermatomycosis: This is a superficial fungal infection of the skin. Start with otc antifungal creams that your friendly pharmacist will recommend. If that does not work then you will probably be seeing a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello i have this serious breakout it started on my armpits and now its under my break it itches and bleeds sometimes what could it be ?

Hello i have this serious breakout it started on my armpits and now its under my break it itches and bleeds sometimes what could it be ?

Infection: Sounds like you have an infection. If you shave there you need to get new blades, clean it after each use, let it dry out ( keep somewhere to dry out in the day, not in shower in a wet tray) and change the blade more often. ...Read more

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My husband has dozens of lumps on his armpits that are elongated almost like tabs of skin and they are painful. They seem to get bigger with time.

My husband has dozens of lumps on his armpits that are elongated almost like tabs of skin and they are painful.  They seem to get bigger with time.

Acrochordons: These tags of skin are more prominent in some families and more numerous on obese people. They are removed quickly and easily without sutures or dressings. It is nearly painless, OK to get wet, heals in about a week. They are also common around the neck, under the breasts, and in the groin. They are common on the eyelids and just as easily removed. They never become malignant. ...Read more

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I feel some tingling in my left armpit occasionally from time to time. any causes?

Determine the nerve: On the net, look up distribution of intercostobrachial nerve, medial cutaneous nerve of arm, and T2 distribution. See which correlates to the distribution of your sensation disturbance. Report your findings to your doctor. Since you are young and it only happens "from time to time" this may be benign and tests may be normal. However, if you can determine the nerve this can help investigation. ...Read more

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I have had for 3 months now soreness in the creases of my armpits. Mostly one at a time. Sometimes both at the same time. I have no lumps. ?

I have had for 3 months now soreness in the creases of my armpits. Mostly one at a time. Sometimes both at the same time. I have no lumps. ?

Armpits: Without visual and physical exam cause is unclear;have you recently started to use or changed under arm deodorant /antiperspirant?Eliminating such on a trial basis mignt help ...Read more

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Armpits itchy like crazy after applying Certain Dri for the first time. Before bed, 20m after shower. Can't sleep. Is it supposed to itch???

Armpits itchy like crazy after applying Certain Dri for the first time. Before bed, 20m after shower. 
Can't sleep. Is it supposed to itch???

Wash it off: Most likely you are reacting to something in it. Wash it off and apply moisturizing lotion. Consider 1% hydrocortisone cream if itching continues. ...Read more

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Hi my name is Julianna and I am experiencing armpit pain for the very first time in my life,it hurts to touch even just very lightly touching it ?

Unusual: That is very unusual. The most common causes of irritation in that area are infection and allergic reaction to deodorants. Is there any swelling. If so, infection and tumors are more likely. ...Read more

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Why does non salty sweat drip out my armpits every time i play online poker?

Why does non salty sweat drip out my armpits every time i play online poker?

One possibility: If you are sodium deficient, things which normally would taste salty may no longer taste salty until you raise your sodium to normal. There is no known medical disorder which causes salt-free perspiration, to my knowledge. Perhaps you should try fantasy football. ...Read more

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What does it mean if non-salty sweat drips out my armpits every time i play online poker?

What does it mean if non-salty sweat drips out my armpits every time i play online poker?

One possibility: If you are sodium deficient, things which normally would taste salty may no longer taste salty until you raise your sodium to normal. There is no known medical disorder which causes salt-free perspiration, to my knowledge. Perhaps you should try fantasy football. ...Read more

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My armpits feel itchy at times. I have stieprox shampoo at home. Can I use this on my underarm ?

My armpits feel itchy at times. I have stieprox shampoo at home. Can I use this on my underarm ?

Itchy underarms: Be careful with body sprays and other medicinals that are not designed for groin and underarms. Even perfumes, powders, and other things can make you sensitive. If you have sensitive and dry skin anyway, you may need to read the labels for any senstitivies that can cause itching in delicate places. ...Read more

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Is it bad to rub deodorant onto your skin 6 times under each armpit? Are there dangerous chemicals in deodorant?

Is it bad to rub deodorant onto your skin 6 times under each armpit? Are there dangerous chemicals in deodorant?

Overkill: The material you lay down with one application is more than adequate to last the day in most situations.If you are involved in sweaty activity and must bathe again, re-application would be reasonable. If you are doing this 6X/day it is an obsessive behavior and you need to find a mental health professional and sort out the reason behind it. Your life could be much better. ...Read more

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Before a year i had a lump in my armpit it hurted me a lot but with time it got away and till now i didn't have it back, what is it?

Painful armpit lump: While a painful lump in your armpit could be caused by many things, one of the more common reasons we see in the urgent care and primary care setting, especially if it is recurrent, is termed hidradenitis suppurativa. This basically is a skin disease that affects your sweat glands and can cause you to have recurrent abscesses. Ultimately however you need to go to your pcp for evaluation asap. ...Read more