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Oval red rash in armpit. Itches and im a diabetic. What could it be?

Oval red rash in armpit. Itches and im a diabetic. What could it be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Rash In Armpit (Definition)

The question does not really make sense and is too non-specific! If you want to know what causes the rash under the arm, it could come from deodorants more often as a contact allergy or non-specific reaction. Fungal infections and bacterial infections of the glands under the arm are ...Read more


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I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp), rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples), itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla

I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp), rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples), itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla

Sore/ itchy rash: May be eczema, psoriasis which could respond to steroids but may need stronger treatment if diffuse, folliculitis for which mupirocin topical and bactrim oral if not allergic would help, or autoimmune process. Or food intolerence- gluten, milk. Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read more

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My breast feels very stiff. There seems to be a very large lump. They've been tender. I keep getting odd circular shaped red dry rash in armpit. Help.

My breast feels very stiff. There seems to be a very large lump. They've been tender. I keep getting odd circular shaped red dry rash in armpit. Help.

Breast exam!!: If you have a breast lump and lumps in the armpit, then you absolutely need to go in to your doctor and get a breast exam and you also need breast imaging! ...Read more

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I have a rash on my upper arms, armpits, breasts, back and its the worst on my stomach and tighs. It looks like red bumps, but it hardly itches at al

I have a rash on my upper arms, armpits, breasts, back and its the worst on my stomach and tighs. It looks like red bumps, but it hardly itches at al

Difficult to assess: Rash descriptions are difficult to diagnosis without examination or an image. Please consult your primary or with us via Prime. ...Read more

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Hi so I have little tiny red dots on my left arm and it itches also it has a rash should I take something stay home or what is it help please?

Hi so I have little tiny red dots on my left arm and it itches also it has a rash should I take something stay home or what is it help please?

Rash: A rash like this is difficult to assess without much more information. In general, itching a rash can make the itch much much worse and is not recommended. You may be coming into contact with something (skin care product, detergent, etc) that is irritating in which case avoidance may help. Good skin hygiene with frequent moisturization can help to reduce itch. Sometimes an antihistamine can help ...Read more

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I have a raised red rash under my right arm and belly near belt. Itches and spreads. What is it and how to treat it?

I have a raised red rash under my right arm and belly near belt. Itches and spreads. What is it and how to treat it?

Rash: You need to have a doctor see it right away for a proper diagnosis, especially if it is spreading. A doctor has to see it to diagnose it. ...Read more

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Back in the fall I had poison ivy on my left arm. I now have a red rash the shape of the rash I had and it itches. Can it come back? Without exposure?

Back in the fall I had poison ivy on my left arm. I now have a red rash the shape of the rash I had and it itches. Can it come back? Without exposure?

Urushiol: Without exposure to poison ivy you shouldn't get a new case of poison ivy dermatitis. But if there was any urushiol (sticky chemical that causes itching) left behind on clothing or surfaces that could still cause you reacte. ...Read more

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I am experiencing arm pain and itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritati...

I am experiencing arm pain and itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritati...

Please see eval asap: Hi
Given the severity of your symptoms, I would recommend seeking eval in person at an urgent care center. Rashes are very common, but also need to be visualized before prescribing treatment. We also need to determine if your arm pain is from the rash or if there is another issue going on. Hope you can get treated soon, best wishes ...Read more

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I have a red rash on my right arm 1 x 3. It only starts to itch if I begin itching. Is there a cream to use?

I have a red rash on my right arm 1 x 3. It only starts to itch if I begin itching. Is there a cream to use?

Try hydrocortisone: Try a Hydrocortisone cream for a few days, as the majority of rashes may respond to topical steroid creams. If no resolution, than you need to see dr. For eval. Could be fungal, or several other posssiblities and DX rashes over the computer is not truly possible. ...Read more

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Hello doctors. On my upper inner arm I have an odd rash. It started as just a bunch a red dots but from me itching it there is now a big inflamedbump?

Hello doctors. On my upper inner arm I have an odd rash. It started as just a bunch a red dots but from me itching it there is now a big inflamedbump?

Rash: It may have started out as insect bites but the itching may have led to infection. Have it checked to see if you need drainage or medication. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a couple red circle bumps on my arm in ankle it non stop itching is it insect bite or a rash?

I have a couple red circle bumps on my arm in ankle it non stop itching is it insect bite or a rash?

Like all rashes...: ....It needs to be seen to be properly diagnosed. However, given the season and your description, they're probably bug bites. If the problem persists or worsens, have your doctor look at it. ...Read more

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Burned my arm Have a 1" second degree burn on arm blister popped@work now I have itching red rash and swelling 3"around. What should I do about it?

Burned my arm Have a 1" second degree burn on arm blister popped@work now I have itching red rash and swelling 3"around. What should I do about it?

Burn: I strongly suggest that you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
I am confident they will help you control your current problem.
Won't go away overnight but it should not take more than 2 or 3 days - getting better every day.

Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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I have a rash under armpits, down arm, and inside thigh. It itches really bad. Could this be shingles, any home remedies? I'm 33

Not shingles: Shingles is almost exclusively only on one side of the body and it tends to be painful. More likely is an allergy to something that is coming in contact with the areas you mentioned e.g. Soap, body creams or lotions. ...Read more

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I have been on a fast for 2 weeks and this past week, I broke out in a rash under my arms (above my armpits) and I don't know what to do? It itches!

I have been on a fast for 2 weeks and this past week, I broke out in a rash under my arms (above my armpits) and I don't know what to do? It itches!

Likely yeast: Yeast (candidiasis) is probably the most common. Other possibilities: acantosis nigricans (pigmentation brownish dark, not red), hidradenitis suppurativa or abscesses from the sweat glands of the axilla, contact dermatitis from deodorant etc. Doubt related to fast. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rash in armpit?

What is the definition or description of: rash in armpit?

Better question?: The question does not really make sense and is too non-specific! If you want to know what causes the rash under the arm, it could come from deodorants more often as a contact allergy or non-specific reaction. Fungal infections and bacterial infections of the glands under the arm are to be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have this rash under my armpit it itches and burns ocasonally?

I have this rash under my armpit it itches and burns ocasonally?

Eczema or infection: You may have an eczema or an infection either fungal or bacterial. Don't ignore, sometimes it starts as a rash then you develop a serious infection and a boil. See your doctor, until then keep clean and do not use any deodorants. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of and shave with small rash in armpit?

How do I get rid of and shave with small rash in armpit?

Rash: Best to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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55yo female, persistent pain in left armpit, no rash but itches on occasion no visible lump?

55yo female, persistent pain in left armpit, no rash but itches on occasion no visible lump?

See a doctor.: Then see a doctor and get the issue evaluated. It is impossible to even guess without an exam and possible imaging studies. ...Read more

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Have rash in armpit and down side that looks like sores. Had white pus filled blister in armpit today that popped and is now sore. What could this be?

Have rash in armpit and down side that looks like sores. Had white pus filled blister in armpit today that popped and is now sore. What could this be?

Infection: This is an infectious problem. There a specific infections we see in the axilla, it can also be another condition called hidradenitis supprativa. You will need to see a dermatologist and get the diagnoses clarified.

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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?

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?

Multiple causes: The rash could be due to folliculitis, or a dermatitis from your antiperspirant or another cause. Consult a dermatologist to evaluate and treat this issue. Use unscented soaps and sensitive skin antiperspirants only. ...Read more

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


Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more