Doctors Lounge - Dermatology AnswersBack to Dermatology Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 10/18/2017.
Forum Name: Dermatology Topics
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||
This could be a buildup of dead skin cells. You could try exfoliation and a product containing lactic acid would be recommended for this.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.