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What is it? 4yr have breast pain, shoulder pain, arm pain, rash in armpit and sore throat. Not everyday. Also describes me: Neck pain, anemia, asthma

What is it? 4yr have breast pain, shoulder pain, arm pain, rash in armpit and sore throat. Not everyday. Also describes me: Neck pain, anemia, asthma

? ?: Can't make a definitive diagnosis of your condition with such constellation of symptoms online, you may very well benefit from seeing a rheumatologist / an allergist immunologist, ask your primary doctor about that, best wishes ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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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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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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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

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My 16 year old daughter has a rash under her armpit, elbows and on the crease of her arms?

My 16 year old daughter has a rash under her armpit, elbows and on the crease of her arms?

Daughter has eczema: Your daughter has atopic dermatitis or eczema. The rash under her armpits may have been caused by a perfumed underarm deodorant. For treatment you might get a non allergic deodorant. A mid potent steroid would help in the other areas affected. ...Read more

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Hi I have a rash on both my inside arms from just above my elbow to just before my armpit it's achy, hot, the skin is red and so are the spots x?

Itchy rash: This can result from a multitude of things and needs to be examined to determine its cause, you need to see your doctor first and if necessary they can refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Recurring mild rash circling armpit and next to elbow. One or 2 bumps mid chest/neck. Possibly accompanied w/ congestion. Any ideas before seeing derm?

Recurring mild rash circling armpit and next to elbow. One or 2 bumps mid chest/neck. Possibly accompanied w/ congestion. Any ideas before seeing derm?

Dermatologist: This needs to be seen and a full history obtained. Guessing about it over the internet is not the best way to diagnose this. See the dermatologist, and good luck. ...Read more

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Firstly I had a reaction to deoderant which caused a dermatitis like rash in my armpits then followed a few weeks later by what was thought to be burstitis of my elbow, but after it healed all my joints seem to crack constantly and sometimes dull aches in

Firstly I had a reaction to deoderant which caused a dermatitis like rash in my armpits then followed a few weeks later by what was thought to be burstitis of my elbow, but after it healed all my joints seem to crack constantly and sometimes dull aches in

Rheumatology: While it is possible you might have had a reaction to your deodorant; the presence of a rash, pain and swelling in the joints can also suggest a possible rheumatologist condition, such as lupus for example. So if it does not clear up quickly, you might benefit from a rheumatologist workup. ...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 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 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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I have non itchy rashes like pimples on my right arm (wrist to elbow) and a little on left arm. I am not on medication or has changed my diet.?

I have non itchy rashes like pimples on my right arm (wrist to elbow) and a little on left arm. I am not on medication or has changed my diet.?

Recent rash?: This may be from a viral infection or a drug reaction. If the problem goes away after 10 days, don't worry about it. If the rash persists, then see a dermatologist. If pus is present, consider impetigo It is unlikely to be an allergic reaction in the absence of itching. ...Read more

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My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head, elbows, knee, bumps, cheeks, neck, arm. Her dad has psoriasis. Cud it be d same n is it serious? Using cetaphil.

Itchy?: At this young age, I would be more suspicious of eczema (atopic dermatitis) which may be linked to food allergies as well as airborne allergens. If these rash itch, then eczema is more likely. If you are using Cetaphil lotion, be sure to use it regularly and apply it within 3 mins after bathing. Talk to your pediatrician. A discussion of eczema can be found elsewhere. ...Read more

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What can cause a rash on my elbow which is spreading across my arm?

What can cause a rash on my elbow which is spreading across my arm?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I need advice on what to do with this rash on my elbow which is spreading across my arm?

I need advice on what to do with this rash on my elbow which is spreading across my arm?

Elbow rash: Rashes can be simple reactions to heat or sun, but could also be something more insidious like an infection. A provider really needs to put eyes on (picture or in person). ...Read more

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I have itchy rash with bumps on elbow going up and down arm. What is it?

I have itchy rash with bumps on elbow going up and down arm. What is it?

How long?: How long have you had this problem? If it has been present for less than a couple of weeks, a viral infection or drug reaction may be the cause. See your doc if this goes beyond a couple of weeks or gets more severe. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my elbow and lower arm. It doesn't itch or burn no pus, but they all are black in color. What could it be.

I have a rash on my elbow and lower arm. It doesn't itch or burn no pus, but they all are black in color. What could it be.

Rash: Rash may be of several kinds, may be eczema, psoriasis, drug induced, may be from contact with an allergen, auto immune skin disease and so on.
If the does not go away with hydrocortisone cream for 5- 7 days, see a dermatologist for biopsy to get to the root cause. ...Read more

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My 20 month old child has a dark red rash with bumps on the inside of on arm at the elbow, and nowhere else. What can be applied to it or be done?

My 20 month old child has a dark red rash with bumps on the inside of on arm at the elbow, and nowhere else. What can be applied to it or be done?

Atopic Dermatitis: You are pointing to the cubital area were atopic dermatitis is common. It is difficult to DX skin lesions without being seen. Try putting hc 1 percent for allergy otherwise see md. ...Read more

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I have a rash in between my arm right next to my forearm above the elbow. I believe its from training but I wanted to know if gold bond is good for it?

I have a rash in between my arm right next to my forearm above the elbow. I believe its from training but I wanted to know if gold bond is good for it?

Shaq attack...: It sounds like a reasonable initial treatment plan. Give it a shot and see. If there is no improvement, then you get to blame "the Shaq" for his recommendation. To remove all doubt consult with a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Thank you for trying Healthtap. ...Read more

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I have 3 bug bites on my elbow and 2 at the top of my shoulder and a painful rash has spread all over the underside of my arm. Is this an emergency?

may be not.: Allergic reaction can be treated with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth and Cream. Also apply Cortisone Cream to the area. These will help curb the spread of Rash. Assuming you cleaned and washed the area with soap and water first.
If you are having Difficulty in breathing along with spreading of Rash=Emergency,
Otherwise you may need to see your doctor if rash keep spreading ...Read more

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Good day I am getting a blister type of rash around my elbow area and on the inside of my arm. It burns and itches.

Good day I am getting a blister type of rash around my elbow area and on the inside of my arm. It burns and itches.

Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...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