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Question: Brown Fungus like rash under armpits


 laylamorgangrace - Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:01 pm

I know this sounds weird but this just happened recently it is in the creases of my arm pits one arm is worse than the other . it is a lightish brown color it looks like my arm pits are dirty unless you look closely i want to make an appt to see a dermatologists but i wanted to see if anyone had any ideas what it could be . thanks
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:31 pm

User avatar Hello,
This could be a buildup of dead skin cells. You could try exfoliation and a product containing lactic acid would be recommended for this.

Best wishes.

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