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Red rash under armpits, diarreah for 2 days, cold symptoms...Runny nose and sore throat. No fever under 99.0

Red rash under armpits, diarreah for 2 days, cold symptoms...Runny nose and sore throat. No fever under 99.0

Viral Gastroenteriti: Sounds like a viral gastroenteritis. It will likely pass but you have to keep close tabs on dehydration. Might be a good idea to see your primary doctor to simply ensure it is nothing more significant. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Suddenly my left armpit started to have a bad odor and red rashes started to show since yesterday night. Can anyone help me ?

Suddenly my left armpit started to have a bad odor and red rashes started to show since yesterday night. Can anyone help me ?

Arm pit: You may have an infecion of your hair follicles as a result of shaving. As a result you have a red rash and bad odor. See a dermatologist because you will need antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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5 month old has a red area on his armpit that looks like a rash. What should I do? Is putting a&d ok?

5 month old has a red area on his armpit that looks like a rash. What should I do? Is putting a&d ok?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo is a superficial inflammatory dermatitis caused by friction, heat, and moisture and involves area of skin apposition. Keeping the area dry. Dusting powder may be used. ...Read more

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My son has a random rash, red & bumpy, under each armpit. It's sensitive. What topical medication can I put on it to relieve his discomfort?

My son has a random rash, red & bumpy, under each armpit. It's sensitive. What topical medication can I put on it to relieve his discomfort?

Seek medical care: Without seeing the rash and having more details, I cannot advise you. The rash may be an allergic reaction, bacterial, viral, fungal, heat related, etc. Certain treatments may make it worse or mask the symptoms. Please see a medical provider. ...Read more

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Have rash in circle under my left armpit for a week now. The skin is dry, some parts looks like ants bite and red. Anyway to make it go away?

 Have rash in circle under my left armpit for a week now. The skin is dry, some parts looks like ants bite and red. Anyway to make it go away?

Evaluation: Have the rash evaluated by your physician. The appearance of the rash can help determine the treatment. This may be a contact dermatitis to deodorant or antiperspirant ( but you would typically have the rash under both arms), chemical burn from use of a depilatory, or an infection. ...Read more

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My 14 month daughter has a red rash under her armpit and top of your shoulder. Its red rash

My 14 month daughter has a red rash under her armpit and top of your shoulder. Its red rash

Rash...or more: If it is only a rash without a single other symptom then simply keep it clean, dry and hypoallergenic lotions. If any other symptoms plus the rash, should see the pediatrician. ...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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Skin 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