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I have bright yellow stains on white shirts, and yellow stuff on my armpits they smell horrible. Deodorant and soap isn't helping? Tried drysol too

I have bright yellow stains on white shirts, and yellow stuff on my armpits they smell horrible. Deodorant and soap isn't helping? Tried drysol too

Hyperhidrosis: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/hyperhidrosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/treatment/con.

I thought the Mayo Clinic site provided thoughtful and
comprehensive advice regarding treatments for Hyperhidrosis. Medications, surgeries are discussed.
Best of luck to you and have a nice day. ...Read more

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Bright yellow armpit stains and strong armpit odor I can't wear white shirts at all. Deodorant and soap isn't working?

Bright yellow armpit stains and strong armpit odor I can't wear white shirts at all. Deodorant and soap isn't working?

The apocrine sweat: Glands in the armpit secrete a fatty type of sweat different from skin sweat glands. Bacteria work on apocrine sweat creating bromhidrosis resulting in offensive/hard to control odor. The basic strategy is cleaning the skin regularly (1-2 X daily) with germicidal soap to reduce bacteria, shaving, drying, strong anti-perspirant. Discard stained clothing. Keep doing same, just more/more intensely. ...Read more

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Small lumps under armpits for yrs; some slightly protrude. I once nicked one and thick yellow came out. Biggest one is smaller than a pea. No pain.

Small lumps under armpits for yrs; some slightly protrude. I once nicked one and thick yellow came out. Biggest one is smaller than a pea. No pain.

Hidradenitis?: This sounds like hidradenitis suppurativa, a chronic inflammatory condition of unknown cause that often affects the armpits or groin, sometimes other areas. It can be serious and often treatment with antibiotics is needed when the area becomes infected, which is qute common. See a doctor, preferably a dermatologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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My deodorant on the bottom of my armpit turns yellow hours later and the top of it is still white. Also experiencing strong odor. Infection? What kind

There are individual: That have chromohidrosis where the sweat is yellow and smelly. I would see your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options ...Read more

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Small red lump under my r. Armpit for about 2 wks? Little pain. I poked and squeezed it. Yellow stuff and blood came out. Now, open wound. What now?

Small red lump under my r. Armpit for about 2 wks? Little pain. I poked and squeezed it. Yellow stuff and blood came out. Now, open wound. What now?

Good hygine: Sounds like an infected cyat that u drained. U want to make sure you did not cause it to become infected. U can try warm compresses, wash well, and hopefully it resolves. If it recurs or worsens you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy breast in right breast, occasional nipple discharge yellow lump and pain and an itchy bump under right armpit helllllp?

Infection: What you describe may be an infection or some other pathology see your gyn or pmd for further follow up and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 32 yrs old male. For 4 months, I am noticing reddish-yellow spots on upper and lower arm. There is a very minor pain as well on pressing the spots?

Dermatologist: These will have to be inspected by your physician or dermatologist. An allergic reaction appears unlikely if the spots aren't raised and there is no itching and the spots don't come and go such as hives do. Insect bites also tend to itch and eventually clear. ...Read more

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Yellow spot on upper arm pains?

Yellow spot on upper arm pains?

How large: This can be many different skin rashes. We need to know the size, is it flat or thickened, is it painful, does it itch etc. Sometimes a black and blue injury can change to yellow as it heals. It is best diagnosed by a dermatologist. Ask your physician about seeing a dermatolgoist. ...Read more

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I scratched a pimple on my arm and the skin arround the wound tend to yellow. Is that alarming?

I scratched a pimple on my arm and the skin arround the wound tend to yellow. Is that alarming?

Maybe, maybe not: A pimple (whitehead) contains white blood cells (forming the whitish or yellowish stuff). The stuff is called pus, and is a reaction to trapped bacteria, oils, and/or skin cells (called a comedone). Once the pus is out, the pimple dries up in less than 2 days. However, if it stays mushy, reddened, tender, or has more pus coming out, it may be infected (and so needs a doctor's evaluation). ...Read more

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I have 3 yellow spots on my upper arm. About 1 cm big and its been on my arm for about 2 days. What is it?

Need to examine: Did you hurt your arm? Even mild injury could result in bleeding in tissue that may manifest as a yellow spot. If the spots do not lighten up in a week or so, you may wish to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a yellow spots on my upper arm and I really don't know what is it? What is this? Does it critical? Can it be cured?

I have a yellow spots on my upper arm and I really don't know what is it? What is this? Does it critical? Can it be cured?

Too little info: This is not enough information to go on. Need to know more....How long have you had it? . The nature of the lesions, . Size, pain, etc I would suggest that you start with a visit to your family doc or dermatologist... ...Read more

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What is the clear yellow liquid draining out of my arm infection?

What is the clear yellow liquid draining out of my arm infection?

Normal drainage: If you have an arm wound that is open, it is normal to have some clear, yellow drainage from it. If it were infected, the drainage would look like pus, and you would have a reddish color in the area and increased discomfort. It should disappear as wound heals and closes. ...Read more

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Are yellow spots on my skin normal? They are on my upper arm.

Are yellow spots on my skin normal? They are on my upper arm.

Probably not: Normal healthy people do not have yellow spots on the arms. Skin rashes are difficult to describe with words. A rash that is unusual (such as yellow spots), lasts a long time, or keeps recurring needs to be examined by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor). The doctor can start treatment, or he can do additional testing if the diagnosis is uncertain. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of yellow arm pits? It almost looks as if its bruised. I am in good health at the moment

What can be the cause of yellow arm pits? It almost looks as if its bruised. I am in good health at the moment

Not sure: I recommend getting the area looked at. At times, the type of deodorant you use can actually stain a persons skin over time from a type of contact dermatitis. Best to get evaluated and have the area seen by a dr. Though to get a definitive dx, best wishes. ...Read more

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Ok so I have bump on my iner thighs, Arm pit and butt they start of small then bust out with some yellow and bloold tissue and end up leaving marks?

Ok so I have bump on my iner thighs, Arm pit and butt they start of small then bust out with some yellow and bloold tissue and end up leaving marks?

Hydradenitis supp: Urativa or severe acne inversus which is a disease of the hair follicles. It can be VERY severe and is strongly associated with both smoking and obesity. You may need to have these small abscesses drained/ packed and be put on antibiotics, but really need to see a dermatologist to see if anything can be done to stop them from coming. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have two bites on my upper arm they are red and itchy and when I scratch a yellow substance comes out. I can feel a bump on each bite?

I have two bites on my upper arm they are red and itchy and when I scratch a yellow substance comes out. I can feel a bump on each bite?

Sounds: Like the bites are infected!

Check this out with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) In the meantime SOAK in warm water!!!!!!
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Red swollen lesion under arm the size of a 5c coin. Very painful and inflamed but not oozing or yellow. What could it be?

Red swollen lesion under arm the size of a 5c coin. Very painful and inflamed but not oozing or yellow. What could it be?

Skin lesion: Sound like an inflamed secacous cyst. May also
Be a lymph node. I would get an exam in person to best assist you ...Read more

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I had bloodwork taken 10 days ago and I now notice that my bruise by my elbow has spread up my arm and is yellow. Is this a harmless bruise?

I had bloodwork taken 10 days ago and I now notice that my bruise by my elbow has spread up my arm and is yellow. Is this a harmless bruise?

Yes: I'm sorry you got a bruise; it's mostly luck and putting and keeping a lot of pressure on the site only helps some. This is the normal progression of a bruise. If the elbow moves normally and isn't especially painful, don't worry. ...Read more

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I have small yellow spots on my right arm. No pain, not a bruise, I've had about 4 now and they're all about 1/2 a cm all around. Started 1 month ago.

I have small yellow spots on my right arm. No pain, not a bruise, I've had about 4 now and they're all about 1/2 a cm all around. Started 1 month ago.

See a physician: Impossible to answer your question without a physical examination of these spots. Sorry not to be able to help more! ...Read more

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Small yellow cluster spots red around it on upper arm and tiny five cluster brown sports right above chest not red what could this be?

Needs 2B seen by Dr: It's difficult to determine by your description alone, and best and fastest to be seen by your doctor to determine what it is, and treatment options. S'he can refer you to an dermatologist if it is unusual in presentation, but often it's something your doctor has seen before, and will be simple to treat. ...Read more

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How long do bruises usually take to heal? I had an IV on feb 26 at the ER and still have a pretty big yellow bruise on arm. Thank you.

Breakdown product: The yellowish stain in your skin is from breakdown products of the red blood cells and the stain may take a couple of weeks to clear. ...Read more

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I have had three circular bruises running up my arm along the vein for about a week and a half, they have always been yellow in color.

I have had three circular bruises running up my arm along the vein for about a week and a half, they have always been yellow in color.

Sounds like bruises: They can take sometimes up to a month to clear, but are usually absorbed in about 2 weeks, if not gone in a month see your doctor ...Read more

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I have something on my wrist. It looks like a zit but instead of a white center, its yellow. I hit it hard yesterday now my entire arm hurts. Help!

I have something on my wrist. It looks like a zit but instead of a white center, its yellow. I hit it hard yesterday now my entire arm hurts. Help!

Arm Pain: If you hit it hard yesterday you should get an x-ray to make sure you don't have a fracture, especially if you are having pain going up your are. You also want to make sure you didn't break the skin and are starting to get an abscess forming. Apply ice and get to the Dr ASAP to get it looked at. Feel better soon ...Read more