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What are these red dry flaky circles under my armpits which are painless that looks like a rash ?

Hi, i recently developed red dry flaky circles under both of my armpits(2 on each side) they dont hurt ,they are just very red looking like a rash, about one inch around, they have a rough feel when i touch it, flaky,dry, scaly and rough.Can anyone give me an idea of what it might be? thanks in advance.
Asked On : Sun, 9 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
It seems that you are having fungal infection.
Apply antifungal cream or talc on the pasrt.
Take Tab. Flucanozole 150 mg once in a week for 4 weeks.
Keep part dry and airy.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 10 Oct 2011
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Anesthesiologist Dr. Shivakumar. M. C.'s  Response
Axillary area is rich in secreatory glands which makes axilla prone for fungal infections due to high moist content. your leision appears to be fungal infection, for this keep axilla clean and dry. put topical antifungal agents for a 3 -4 weeks.consult dermatologist for evaluation and treatment
Take care
Answered: Mon, 10 Oct 2011
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