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What might cause a rash on my armpit?

What might cause a rash on my armpit?

Several causes: If the vault (the central "pit" area) is involved, it's usually caused by allergy to a deodorant or antiperspirant, or some component of it. If the outer rim of the armpit is involved and the vault is spared, it's usually caused by an article of clothing or detergent or fabric softener. Other causes include yeast and fungus infections, and there are other, more obscure causes. ...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


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What could cause a rash on my neck/face?

What could cause a rash on my neck/face?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause a rash on my shaft?

What can cause a rash on my shaft?

A number of causes: There are a number of possibilities - infections (fungal, viral), derm disorders (psoriasis, contact derm), irritants (contact, mechanical) are some of these. So...evaluation by a medical professional is recommended. In the meantime applying Aquaphor is often soothing. ...Read more

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What can cause a rash on my penis?

What can cause a rash on my penis?

Many coditions: The rash on the pesis can be due to Herpez, or allergic reaction to under garment, in uncircumsided men it can be due to infection undeneath the prepuce. it may also be due to intercourse if the woman has candida infection and many other coditions. ...Read more

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What could cause a rash on the feet?

What could cause a rash on the feet?

Just about anything: Medical conditions can cause rashes, allergic reactions can cause rashes, indent bites, poison ivy, allergens in shoes....The list goes on... ...Read more

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What could cause a rash on the chest where I have hair?

What could cause a rash on the chest where I have hair?

Seborrhea or fungus: Besides the scalp seborrhea can cause scaly red rash on mid chest. A superficial fungal infection called tinea versicolor can cause light or tan scaly patches on the trunk including the chest. ...Read more

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There's a burning rash on my hands with bumps, what could this be?

There's a burning rash on my hands with bumps, what could this be?

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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What might cause a non-itching rash on the thighs?

What might cause a non-itching rash on the thighs?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause a rash on my upper thigh?

What can cause a rash on my upper thigh?

Many causes for rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What can cause a pimple on my thigh?

What can cause a pimple on my thigh?

A "pimple" can be: a cyst, infected, or not; if it's multiple lesions, could be dry skin; could be the beginning of an abscess, insect bite, ingrown hair. Please see your doctor to have this properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump on my neck?

What can cause a lump on my neck?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a really bad rash on my upper thigh, what can be causing my rash?

I have a really bad rash on my upper thigh,  what can be causing my rash?

Intertrigo or contac: duration of the rash,size of rash,more description Need to see a doctor may apply vit E oil. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg twice daily-be careful of the drowsiness. ...Read more

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Could HIV cause a rash on my buttocks?

Possibly: You need to see your doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my chest neck and face what could it be?

I have a rash on my chest neck and face what could it be?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would take more information to answer your question. You can download a dermatology app to your smartphone for free, take a picture of your rash, and send it to a dermatologist. You might be able to get a free and accurate answer. ...Read more

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Found a red rash on right arm, what could it be?

Found a red rash on right arm, what could it be?

Too vague to answer: Unfortunately, your question is to vague to me even to attempt to make a diagnosis. I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have what appears to be a rash on my breast and it's peeling, what could it be?

Breast Rash: Causes of rash that occur only on the breast may include: breast abscess, inflammatory breast cancer, mammary duct ectasia, mastitis, paget's disease of the breast, general causes of rash that can affect any part of the body, including the breast, include: atopic dermatitis (eczema), cutaneous candidiasis (especially under the breasts), dermatitis, hives and angioedema, psoriasis, seborrheic derm. ...Read more

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What could cause a red rash with little bumps on my hand?

What could cause a red rash with little bumps on my hand?

Multiple causes: It can be secondary to dry skin, frequent washing, reaction to soap and detergents, reaction to gloves if you wear them, reaction to a hand lotion. Try using a fragrance -free moisturizer and see if it helps. ...Read more

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What can cause a small rash on my back?

What can cause a small rash on my back?

MANY possible: causes. 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 have a rash on the back of my neck where i sweat. What could this be?

I have a rash on the back of my neck where i sweat. What could this be?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump on my tricept?

What can cause a lump on my tricept?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more