I have a bilateral underarm rash . The rash has red bumps that start with a small white head and then open. It is painful and burns when the bump opens. What is it?
Person's Gender: Female
Person's Age: 46
nothing, not sure what to do.
No, I'm sorry
Apparently I was able to upload.
Thanks. This looks very much like a fungal infection
is it just under your arms or do you have it in the egroins too?
just under the arms
however I did have a raging rash under the breats about a week ago that looked completely different
Also, I am diabetic
ok. that would be in keeping with a fungal infection
OK Dr. what's your advice?
this should normally respond to lotrimin cream mixed in equal amounts with cortisone cream and applied twice a day for 3 weeks
if it does not however, I usually prescribe a course of oral antifungal tablets to clear it up
OK. I'll give that a try. Thanks.
this might well be necessary since you are diabetic
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Then I should follow up w/my MD?
that would be a good idea
OK. Thank you for your help
you are welcome
MRCP (London, UK), CCT-Dermatology (UK).