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Its driving me INSANE!!!

Alright, I posted another question about my itchy armpits. Strange I know. But now they HURT really bad. They are sore. My dr. said they are just overly dry and to use lotion. And I have but they arent getting better. Should I call her again? Should I keep using the lotion? What could this be?


Asked by BabyBugsmama at 1:33 PM on Oct. 1, 2008 in Health

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  • I'm not sure but something that I have found that works good is to put some baby oil on my pits right after I shower, let it sit a min and then towel off like normal. Have you tried switching deodorants? Something may be irritating your skin.


    Answer by evilabbysmom at 1:35 PM on Oct. 1, 2008

  • How about not using deodorant, but wiping with witch hazel instead. It's an astringent.

    Answer by EireLass at 1:42 PM on Oct. 1, 2008

  • Or maybe change the way you shave...only shave down.. not down and up!! Thats what i use to do and now I only shave down because the other way I would get really itchy also!! And use a moisturizing deodorant! Maybe that will help!!

    Answer by se_wifenmom_xy at 1:43 PM on Oct. 1, 2008

  • what kind of lotion are u using... i would use a very thick paste type of lotion aquaphor is a good brand....

    Answer by navywifemomkoch at 2:20 PM on Oct. 1, 2008

  • Could be excema... allergies can cause this... I'd suggest this to the doc, sometimes they need a little encouragement!

    Answer by hottiemommy2002 at 4:50 PM on Oct. 1, 2008

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