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I have some rashes that started 3 days ago. It's around my chest area. It's like a cluster or red tiny bumps and now spread to underneath armpits?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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In brief: Virus

Rash of localized "red bumps.
.. Which spread from chest to armpit", in a middle age man, is compatible with shingles. The virus follows nerve tracts, suggested by this pattern of evolution. If caught early enough, a course of medication can be prescribed by doctor to abort the advancing infection.

In brief: Virus

Rash of localized "red bumps.
.. Which spread from chest to armpit", in a middle age man, is compatible with shingles. The virus follows nerve tracts, suggested by this pattern of evolution. If caught early enough, a course of medication can be prescribed by doctor to abort the advancing infection.
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