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Why do my arms feel sore when I put on deodorant?

Why do my arms feel sore when I put on deodorant?

Irritation: The re-application daily can cause a chemical irritation may need to take a break. ...Read more

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Deodorant (Definition)

A chemical or compound of chemicals intended to mask odor. Underarm odor is caused by bacterial breakdown of the components of sweat. Typical underarm deodorants contain perfumes and alcohol, triclosan or chelated metal compounds ...Read more


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Will I be sick? I put on deodorant, and under one of my arm pits, it stings. I think I cut it shaving, & the deodorant says don't use on broken skin.?

Will I be sick? I put on deodorant, and under one of my arm pits, it stings. I think I cut it shaving, & the deodorant says don't use on broken skin.?

Unlikely: Assuming the use of a normal amount of deodorant, a dose received internally from a small cut would be insufficient to cause systemic illness. The warning is most likely based on the discomfort one would feel if the deodorant is applied to broken skin, not any major illness. ...Read more

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I have pain medium knot under my armpit n its really sore can barely put my arm down i get them all the time but will not leave for good what are they?

I have pain medium knot under my armpit n its really sore can barely put my arm down i get them all the time but will not leave for good what are they?

Likely hydradenitis,: an inflammation of the glands in your armpit. Some people are just prone to this (like some people are prone to acne or migraines). They hurt more if they become infected and may require drainage and/or antibiotics. They only way to get rid of them for good is to have them surgically removed. ...Read more