Q. My armpits are gray, itchy and scabby. Why?

Answered by Dr. Shanza Ikram and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

 

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Hi doctor,

My armpits are gray, itchy, and scabby. It involves my entire armpit, and it extends down to my side boob and around my shoulders. I do not know the reason for having it. I also had the same problem last year too. I always have a lot of sweating.


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Dr. Shanza Ikram
F.C.P.S., M.B;B.S., F.C.P.S
Dermatology

Hi,

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You may have a fungus on your skin. Please mix Hydrocortisone and Clotrimazole cream in equal amount and apply it over the skin two times a day for 14 days. Maintain good hygiene. Try to avoid having sweating as much as you can. Apply deodorant regularly. Please send a picture to guide you further.

 
 
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