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Dr. Al Hegab
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I've had little red itchy bumps on my armpits and groin area (inner thigh) for the past few days. What could it be?

I've had little red itchy bumps on my armpits and groin area (inner thigh) for the past few days. What could it be?

? Infection: of hair follicles, or fungal infection, keep the area clean and dry, avoid tight clothing/underwear, try OTC antibiotic cream, unless allergic to it , if fungal infection, OTC antifungal cream can help too, if no improvement in few days, please see your doctor for proper management ...Read more

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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


Dr. Victor Bonuel
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Clustered red & white itchy bumps in one area on my right torso at the waistline, my right armpit is itchy now too. Any suggestions for meds & diagnos?

Clustered red & white itchy bumps in one area on my right torso at the waistline, my right armpit is itchy now too. Any suggestions for meds & diagnos?

It's hard to : Diagnose and treat without a direct physical exam. Possibilities may include eczema, fungal/tinea etc. Go see ur pcp or derma for an accurate diagnosis. Take care! http://www.Healthline.Com/health/rashes. ...Read more

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Dr. Erine Kupetsky
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I have red itchy bumps all over, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy bumps all over, what is this and treatment?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Dr. James Eitner
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I have red itchy bumps on my lady parts!, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy bumps on my lady parts!, what is this and treatment?

Really Needs Exam: It could be several things from fungal infections, irritated or infected hair follicles, heat rash/chaffing, etc. It really needs to be examined to be sure. ...Read more

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Dr. Maria Gaviria
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I have red itchy bumps on buttocks, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy bumps on buttocks, what is this and treatment?

Moisturizer: May be related to dry skin and soaps. Use mild soap and a preparation like eucerin to moisturize. ...Read more

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
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Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what i thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit, inner thy, an

Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what i thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit,  inner thy, an

Skin Tags: Skin tags are an outgrowth of normal skin and occur in ~25% of adults. Incidence increases with age. Skin tags usually occur in areas where there is increased friction (armpits, neck, groin/inner thigh regions). Treatment with excision of lesions with scissors. Larger lesions may require suturing. Can also try cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen or electrodesiccation. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

Nickel allergy: Nickel allergy from the snaps on blue jeans or a metal belt buckle is a common cause of an itchy red rash near the umbilicus (belly button). A dermatologist or allergist can confirm using an allergy patch test. ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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