Glossary for Underarm rash
Medical terms related to Underarm rash or mentioned in this section include:
- Acanthosis nigricans: A diffuse colour change to the skin with dark pigmentation, particularly in the axillae
- Adrenal gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the adrenal glands
- Arm rash: An eruption on the skin of the arm.
- Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
- Axillary Swelling: Enlargement, swelling or lump in the axillary (armpit) region.
- Bacterial meningitis: Bacterial meningitis is a form of meningitis caused by bacteria that normally lives in the mouth and throat. When the immune system is unable to supress this bacteria, it travels to the cerebrospinal spinal fluid in the brain. From there it affects the membranes surrounding the brain.
- Behind knee rash: An eruption on the skin behind the knee.
- Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
- Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
- Cradle Cap: Common scalp condition in babies
- Dandruff: Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp
- Discoid eczema: Discoid eczema is a common form of skin inflammation and irritation characterized by its round or oval shape. The size of the lesions may vary from a few millimetres to centimetres across. The cause is unknown but minor injuries such as insect bites may be triggers. The lesions tend to occur most often on the limbs.
- Dry skin: Dryness, cracking or scaling of the skin.
- Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Elbow rash: An eruption on the skin of the elbow.
- Erythema nodosum: Allergic skin condition usually on the legs
- Folliculitis: An inflammatory reaction which occurs in the follicles
- Groin rash: Change of the skin which affects its colour, appearance or texture in the groin area.
- HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Heat rash: Skin rash due to hot and humid weather
- Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas
- LEOPARD Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by multiple lentigines, pulmonic stenosis, widely spaced eyes and deafness.
- Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurodermatitis: Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin.
- Neurofibromatosis: Nerve disorders often leading to tumors on nerves.
- Neurofibromatosis syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by areas of increased and decreased skin pigmentation and the development of many non-cancerous nerve and skin tumors some of which may eventually become malignant.
- Noonan Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by a webbed neck, chest deformity, undescended testes and pulmonic stenosis.
- Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
- Palm rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.
- Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
- Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated.
- Q fever: A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain.
- Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
- Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Stasis dermatitis:
- Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
- Turcot syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by benign growths on the inside of the gastrointestinal tract and central nervous system tumors.
- Underarm pain: A feeling of distress and agony caused by the stimulation of pain nerve endings in the underarm
- Underarm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the underarm area
- Watson syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by short stature, reduced intelligence, café au lait spots and narrowing of pulmonary valves.
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