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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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I have an itchy underarm rash..How can I help it?

I have an itchy underarm rash..How can I help it?

Underarm rash: It is a jungle in there! use an anti-antiperspirant without deodorant and an absorptive powder like zeasorb. If these don't help, then it is off to your dermatologist to help treat either yeast overgrowth or an irritant dermatitis. ...Read more

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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. ?

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 more

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What are common causes of red inflamed underarm rash?

What are common causes of red inflamed underarm rash?

Under arm rash: The two most common causes are reaction to deodorants and shaving. A physician should be able to give you the appropriate advice to get it resolved. ...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. Al Hegab
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Underarm Rash (Definition)

Underarm rash is any rash affecting the space of the underarm. Rashes here may be due to infected hair follicles, allergic reactions to new deodorants, ...Read more