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Doctor insights on: Purple Spots On Armpit

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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 spots on armpit from plucking, what do I do?

I have red spots on armpit from plucking, what do I do?

Stop: Plucking. Give skin time to heal. If not healing one possibility would be ingrown hairs. ...Read more

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I have brown spots under my armpit... they are not itchy but seems to spread... i noticed the first spot 2 weeks ago and now, i have like 8 more spots?

It may be simple: hyperpigmentation, a relatively benign concentration of the skin pigment melanin...although this would not occur preferentially in the armpits. Acanthosis nigracans is hyperpigmentation, often in body folds such as armpit/axilla, typically occurring in those <40 yrs, possibly inherited and associated with glandular conditions including obesity, diabetes, thyroid disease. See Dermatologist ...Read more

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I have itchy armpits and i also have some small lumps or spots.Which stings so bad onced scratched what can this be?

I have itchy armpits and i also have some small lumps or spots.Which stings so bad onced scratched what can this be?

See below.: Most likely it is hydadenitis suprativa or recurrent sebaceous gland hyperplasia. Check with a dermatologist to ensure it is not a metastatic lymph node. Treatment for hs or rsgh include biopsy for confirmatory diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a light brown spots on the arm, near the armpit and lately has spread throughout me back a large stain, what can you do?

I have a light brown spots on the arm, near the armpit and lately has spread throughout me back a large stain, what can you do?

See your doctor: You need to be evaluated by a physician or dermatologist. From the above, it sounds like you have other medical problems that could be causing the skin discoloration. ...Read more

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I have dark brown spots underneath my armpit area, through out the sides of my ribs aswell. I am over weight, and im 28. What can it be?

I have dark brown spots underneath my armpit area, through out the sides of my ribs aswell. I am over weight, and im 28. What can it be?

Insulin resistance?: Hard to say without seeing it, but i would suspect acanthosis nigricans, which is a darkening and thickening of the skin (which ends up looking "velvety") in the flexural creases, like the underarms, the neck, the popliteal fossa (inner elbow) and the groin. This is a sign of Insulin resistance, which is the mechanism by which overweight people eventually may develop diabetes. ...Read more

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I have a red painful lump on my armpit since a week and yesterday ive notice that there is two more small spots/lumps beside the old one?

I have a red painful lump on my armpit since a week and yesterday ive notice that there is two more small spots/lumps beside the old one?

? Boils armpit: painful lumps in the armpit one week duration, is likely to be a skin infection or gland you need to see a doctor for these lumps to be inspected and given the right treatment ...Read more