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Irritation in the armpit - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi Doctor..
User :   Your Name?
Doctor :   I think you are on the other page too
User :   Yup..
Doctor :   Close it
User :   Just did it..
User :   now check..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please carry on
User :   Ru the same doctor who i spoke to now..
Doctor :   Yes
User :   I had a very clear Armpit..but from past 2to3weeks i have developed some kind of a irritation..and it itches a lot..what do i do?
Doctor :   Do you keep it clean
User :   I use to apply perfume before and it was all i finished the perfume..i started using powder(ponds) for some days and after that..this irritation started..
Doctor :   and shave it now and then?
User :   I never Shave..but always keep it clean and clear..
Doctor :   Do you use powder anywhere else
User :   Nop..
Doctor :   I think the irritation is due to powder
Doctor :   some people skin is sensitive to powder
Doctor :   So better not use it
Doctor :   See if it decreses or not
Doctor :   I suggest you to shave your armpits atleast once a week
User :   I used to have the best of Armpit..which was very its turned black..will it get back to normal..
Doctor :   Keep it tidy
Doctor :   I think there is something else that is bothered
User :   What is it Doctor?
Doctor :   I think you need a physical examination to determine other causes if any
User :   I am not using anything powder nor perfume..
Doctor :   Its right you see a dermatologist for both the groin and armpit problem
User :   my armpit sweats and it smells now what do i do..i really want to get rid of this..
Doctor :   Get the shaved and go to a doctor so that he can examine them correctly
Doctor :   You can use a perfume stick
User :   I have well on my legs..
Doctor :   like Gillette, oldspice rather than the perfume
Doctor :   Stick is slimy and cause less irritation
User :   Psoriasis
Doctor :   Please stick to one query XXXXXXXX as many patients are waiting in queue for the service and you can login again for other queries
Doctor :   ok
User :   Okay thanks will log in again..
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