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Red and purple spots on arm pits. What is this?

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I have red and purple spots about 2" on both of my arm pits, do you know what this is ?
Posted Tue, 11 Sep 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Pravin Banodkar 28 minutes later
I would be pleased to answer your question !

IS there any pus in the area ?
Are you getting any pain in the area?
Can you send me a photo of the lesion at your convenience?

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Follow-up: Red and purple spots on arm pits. What is this? 1 hour later
no there is no pus or no pain at all, but there is on a red and purple spot on the right arm pits,and theres two spots on the left arm pit.
Please let me know how can I Load a Picture so that you can Look at it.
Thank You,
Answered by Dr. Pravin Banodkar 7 hours later
Thanks for writing back.
Since you do not have any pain or swelling, we have pretty much ruled out a bacterial infection. Please upload the pictures using the 'Upload your reports' section. If you are unable to do it, email it to YYYY@YYYY . In the subject line, please write "Attention to Dr Banodkar"
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Follow-up: Red and purple spots on arm pits. What is this? 44 minutes later
ThankYou Doctor Banodkar for getting back to me.
Please let me know what this is on my wife`s am pit, and how to get rid of thes spots
I uploaded four pictures, Thank you fr your Help and Good night,
Answered by Dr. Pravin Banodkar 9 hours later
Thanks for the query posted!
Thanks again for the photos posted.

Did you have boils in the arm pits before the occurrence of these spots?
Is there any itching on the spots?

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