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Learn about your skin changes on armpit, including causes and common questions. Or get a personalized analysis of your skin changes on armpit from our A.I. health assistant. At Buoy, we build tools that help you know what’s wrong right now and how to get the right care.

Skin Changes on Armpit Checker

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Your Skin Changes on Armpit May Also be Known as:
Armpit rash
Rash on armpit
Rash on underarm
Rash under arm
Skin change on armpit
Strange skin on armpit
Underarm rash

Top 2 Skin Changes on Armpit Causes

  1. 1.Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum Contagiosum is a common viral infection of the skin that usually affects young children, sexually active young adults, and patients with a weakened immune system.

    You can go to a primary care doctor, who might recommend cryotherapy (freezing it off) or ointments. That being said, molluscum contagiosum often goes away on its own.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    rash with bumps or blisters, skin changes on arm, leg skin changes, head or neck skin changes, genital skin changes
    Symptoms that never occur with molluscum contagiosum:
    fever, headache
    Urgency:
    Phone call or in-person visit

    Skin Changes on Armpit Checker

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  2. 2.Job Syndrome

    Job syndrome is a genetic (inherited) disease of the immune system. People with this condition tend to have frequent bacterial infections of the lungs (pneumonia). Recurrent skin infections and an inflammatory skin disorder (eczema) are also common in this syndrome. This disease can also affect other parts of the body, including the bones, teeth, and the spine.

    You should visit your primary care physician to discuss treatment. There is no cure for this disease, and management usually consists of controlling infections (with antibiotics) when they occur.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    groin skin changes, constant skin changes, neck skin changes, itchy rash, crusty rash
    Symptoms that always occur with job syndrome:
    cheek skin changes, crusty rash, itchy rash, scalp skin changes, pus-filled rash, constant skin changes
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Skin Changes on Armpit

  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is your rash:
  • Q.Are there bumps on your rash?
  • Q.Is your rash raised or rough when you run your hand over the area of skin?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our skin changes on armpit symptom checker.

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Skin Changes on Armpit Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced skin changes on armpit have also experienced:

    • 7% Armpit Itch
    • 5% Red - Colored Skin Changes
    • 4% Sore Throat
  • People who have experienced skin changes on armpit had symptoms persist for:

    • 35% Less Than a Day
    • 25% Over a Month
    • 23% Less Than a Week
  • People who have experienced skin changes on armpit were most often matched with:

    • 4% Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

Skin Changes on Armpit Checker

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