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DrThomasMd, Internist/homeopath
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I have a red ring under one armpit, but not the other one. I

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I have a red ring under one armpit, but not the other one. I shaved under them two nights ago and noticed it last night after my shower. It's a little warm and tender to the touch. No rash, just redness.
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: It wasn't there Sunday night when i shaved, so it appeared sometime between Sunday night and last night--it's a bright red oval just under the one arm. It does not itch, nor is there a rash. It's warm and feels tender.
JA: Is there anything else the Dermatologist should be aware of?
Customer: Not sure--I freak out a little since I had melanoma 22 years ago, but I don't think this would have anything to do with my lymph system. I'm wondering if I could have an allergic reaction to my deodorant just under one arm?!
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 4 months ago.


Allergic reactin


Fungal infection

Ringworm is possible as well.

Attach a picture here if you like.