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Itchy, dark, flaking armpits. What is this problem?

I'm suffering from a underarm skin problem for past few months. I neglected this for some reasons. But I'm really tensed about it.
Both of my armpits are itchy, a bit dark. And A bit pink. Sometimes there also flakes.
What is this problem. How to cure this?
Please help. Thanks.
Best regards

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Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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From the description, it is more likely to be a fungal infection
and particularly that of Candida. Candida infection affects
particularly areas of skin fold with moisture and relatively
poor hygiene. However, Candida or other fungal infections
are sensitive to most antifungal drugs/creams including
ketoconazole,miconazole, clotrimazole, terbinafide etc

Also it could be possible its a chronic reaction to sweat is not
uncommon particularly with people who do sweat a lot.

It will be necessary to see a doctor for an evaluation or try
-use of anti perspirants in the armpits
-anti fungal drugs/creams; miconazole cream twice daily.
If there is no improvement then see a doctor.
Best regards and hope this helps you.
Dr Achuo
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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