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Reddish brown coloring under my arm pit

Patient: I have Reddish brown coloring under my arm pit, my sister told me it could be diabetes because I “eat bad” But I really don’t then I looked it up and some people say its from shaving and deodorant, but It only happens after I shave, I’m scared please help …

 

 

Symptoms: Red and brown underarm dry itchy discomfort

 

 

Doctor: Hi, yes, browney, valvety patches over armpit may be a sign of diabetes. I advise you to see a physician to confirm it.This is not related to shavingregards

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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