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Seek Immediate Attn: Without seeing the problem, have to worry first and foremost about cellulitis, AKA infection of the skin and subcutaneous portion thereof. If this so, then prompt prescription of appropriate antibiotic would be necessary. Other lesser differentials are some form of bite or skin reaction that your arm came in contact with. But again, this area should be examined by a doctor immediately. ...Read more
I have a small circular red bump with little scabs in it on my arm by my underarm that itches.What is it?
I have a reddish brown circle in my armpit and it itches like crazy but huts when i scratch. What is it what do I do?
Hi I use degree deodorant and shave every 3 day but I always seem to smell musky and my armpit itches .Please help?
The apocrine sweat: glands in the armpit secrete a fatty type of sweat different from eccrine/skin sweat glands. Bacteria work on apocrine sweat creating bromhidrosis resulting in offensive and hard to control odor. The basic strategy is cleaning the skin regularly (1-2 X daily) with germicidal soap to reduce bacteria count, shaving as your are doing, drying, strong anti-perspirant. Change Degree..?? irritant? ...Read more
There is a lump in my armpit that hurts and it itches. When i touch the lump it hurts even worse. What should I do? And what is causing this?
Size?: Could you describe the lump some more? Could be lots of things but a good description could help narrow it down. A painful lump in the axilla should get evaluated in person by your doc. ...Read more
Recently found a marble sized lump in my left armpit. Not painful. Armpit itches in area of lump. That his how i found it. Cause 4 concern? Ideas?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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