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Rash Around Armpit Area
"Bump" vs "welt": Not sure that I understand what you mean about a 'bump' with a 'welt' over it, unless you mean that the skin over and around the 'bump' has firm texture. If this is the case you should seek medical attention as soon as you can. ...Read more
I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?
Need more info: This is hard to answer without a physical exam. Please see your family physician asap. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Spots & rashes are hard to describe in words, so a primary care doctor or dermatologist can evaluate. Genital rash can be folliculitis (hair follicles affected), small pustules (bacteria), irritation from friction, candida (yeast), tinea (fungus), pubic lice bites, other insect bites, an allergy to a substance or clothing, heat rash (sweat glands affected), "hot tub" rash (bacteria), eczema, etc.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Lymph nodes in the right groin area are associated with your legs and genital area. Any type of inflammation or infection in those areas can cause your groin lymph nodes to swell. If you have an ingrown hair bump in your groin that is inflamed, it could be the cause. Other causes can include a sexually transmitted disease or even cancer. See a health provider to be sure. ...Read more
Lymph node vx. infxn: There are lymph nodes in the armpits which can be felt as little lumps - sometimes we can feel them even if there is nothing wrong. Also possible to get ingrown hair, infected follicle or boil in the armpit if red/tender. If small, moves when you touch it, and no pain, it's fine to watch & wait, but if red, sore/painful or increasing in size, get checked by a doctor. ...Read more
No waxing or shaving: Tretinoin (retin-a) cream can help decrease skin plugging or hyperkaratosis. Topical tretinoin cream may thin out the epidermis, reduce the buildup of dead skin cells, and decrease hair embedding into the follicies. Topical corticosteroid creams with a mild strength can be applied to reduce inflammation of inflamed ingrown hairs. ...Read more
Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!
Rash: Sounds like it could be pityriasis rosea a non dangerous self limiting rash in younger people. Google it and see if it matches. However, you should see a dermatologist to confirm this and to make sure you are not dealing with anything else. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry skin rash with little white bumps in groin area, red bumps above genetalia, rash has spread to anus and butt cheeck, what could this be?
Ingrown hairs: Those are ingrown hairs due to shaving too close to the skin. Modern razors are so good, they actually shave *below* the skin surface, which sets up ingrown hairs. Use a single-blade razor or electric razor and shave with the grain, not against it. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. ...Read more
New jewelry?applied: It could be from contact dermatitis to any new /changed jewelry, or new perfumes, shampoos, condtioner, facial cosmetics. Ssimple eczema over neck possible as neck is a flexural area prone for friction from frequent head and neck movements we normally do. If you know the offending agent avoid it. Topical moisturiza. With less medicated hydrating creams, topical steroid cream and benaryl oral will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have some rashes that started 3 days ago. It's around my chest area. It's like a cluster or red tiny bumps and now spread to underneath armpits?
Virus: Rash of localized "red bumps... Which spread from chest to armpit", in a middle age man, is compatible with shingles. The virus follows nerve tracts, suggested by this pattern of evolution. If caught early enough, a course of medication can be prescribed by doctor to abort the advancing infection. ...Read more
Armpit rash: You're on the right track. Your armpit rash is probably not yeast, which occurs mainly under the breast creases, abdominal creases, or genital area, but by any one of a dozen common skin fungus. It is most likely to be a fungal infection. It should respond to the same cream as used for yeast, e.g., otc Clotrimazole cream 1% should do fine. ...Read more
Suddenly my left armpit started to have a bad odor and red rashes started to show since yesterday night. Can anyone help me ?
I have small reddish lumps or spots above my armpit and it is non-itchy. What kind of rashes is that? How can i treat it?
Uncertain: You should schedule an evaluation with a primary doctor so that your condition can be better assessed. ...Read more
My daughter 5 yrs old have a rashes at the back and in the armpit it's not itchy but painful she is crying for the pain?
Get her seen: To determine if an infection is present or other skin issue that requires medical care. ...Read more
Itchy rashes under armpit, what are possible causes and OTC treatments? I shower daily, don't shave.
Dermatitis vs fungal: An 'itchy' rash in the axilla (arm pit) may be a 'contact dermatitis' or a yeast/fungal infection. An otc treatment for dermatitis is Cortaid (hydrocortisone 1%) and the treatment for fungal infection is otc 'anti-fungal' e.g. Lotrimin (clotrimazole). Dermatitis may be caused by exposure to chemicals/fragrances in deodorant/anti-perspirants so a hypo-allergenic subsitute may be needed. Get seen if no better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There's a clump of itchy red and bumpy rashes above my armpit. There used to be a rash just like that two weeks ago but my mom told me to leave it be.
Diagnosis: This skin condition will require visualization and a medical history at minimum to be able to diagnose correctly. ...Read more
My boyfriend would sometimes get rashes under his armpit neck and back after unprotected sex. is it me or is it like sweat or an allergic reaction?
Why histamine surge cause heart pain in swimming? I get armpit rashes if exercising 1min. I get moderate pain in heart in 45min so have to stop.
Not from histamine: Despite your age, you need to get your cardiac status evaluated before you exert heavily again. This may be a warning sign of something serious and potentially life-threatening. ...Read more
I get rashes pretty randomly and was wondering if it was my gf yeast infection. it happens after unprotected sex sometimes and my neck and armpit itch?
Get a check up: Please get a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
I found rashes along the outside of my armpit , on my hip, thigh and now butt. My doctor said it was ringworm but it doesn't itch at all. I'm scared?
Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to offer an accurate Dx although what you described seems suggesting the appearance of intertrigo resulting from sweating, moisture, warmth, overgrowth of local fungus or bacteria, etc. If the condition isn't improving despite under active Rx, see a dermatologist. To get things done right, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
I dont know if i have varicella zoster or scabies. I have these rashes/blisters around my armpit, deltoid and spot on my back and 1 on my chest.
Not scabies: And probably not zoster. Not enough clues for diagnosis. Best see a dermatologist. ...Read more
5 month old has a red area on his armpit that looks like a rash. What should I do? Is putting a&d ok?
I have a severe itch in my right armpit along with rash in same area. Have had this for about 2-3 weeks. Thought it may be a heat rash?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has a bad rash below her armpit area. The rash has medium sized red bumps in a large area .
Rahs in axilla: You need to have it checked by your md. Also, I have seen it in patietns who do not use clean shavers or soem deodorants and antiperspirants do that. Apply wart comporesses and avoid any spryas or roll on products until it is cleared. ...Read more
Itchy back of neck area for yr, past month got worse with rash spread to armpits and 3 swollen nodes on back neck. What could this be?
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