Tips For Mothers To Treat Underarm Skin Conditions
Unarm skin growths can be embarrassing, unsightly, painful, itchy, and cause general discomfort. Mothers are prone to underarm skin growths due to hormonal changes from menopause, childbirth, and other conditions.
Because the underarm tissue is sensitive to hormonal imbalances, mothers experience skin disorders. These growths may occur under one armpit, under both armpits and/or on areas near the armpits such as the back side of armpits or the top of the breast bone.
But some skin conditions aren’t the result of poor hygiene. In fact, they may occur as a result of using a product to stay hair-free.
Conditions and treatment options
There are several types of underarm skin conditions, but mothers are usually prone to the following ones:
Moles can occur in the armpit area, causing a variety of problems, such as self-consciousness, itching, and hair removal difficulties. Also, they can become irritated after coming in contact with clothing. While these little blemishes on your underarm are non-disruptive and harmless, they can cause a blow to your self-confidence and personal comfort.
Luckily, there are several ways to get rid of these moles, including surgery and other removal methods that cause scarring and pain. The natural way is to use a mole remover that can be used on benign moles anywhere on the body. The latter process just requires a little patience, and the moles can be cleared up without any scars or pain. Look for solutions made with highest quality plant extracts to apply directly on the affected area directly.
There are several causes of skin bumps but mothers experience them due to inflammation of hair follicles. When that happens, clusters of red or white-headed bumps form around hair follicles. You may also experience pus-filled blisters, which will crust or burst, leaving dark spots on your underarm skin. The skin may become tender and sore. Some mothers may even experience just one big swollen bump.
Applying a warm pad to the infected area can reduce symptoms. Another thing you should do is wash the infected area twice daily using antibacterial soap. Other measures include isolating the cause of the bump and avoiding contact with it. Lastly, avoid using antiperspirants and underarm deodorants directly on the affected area because they may irritate the bump (they could be used on external clothing if the need be until you treat the condition).
These will cause the skin to swell and turn red or blotchy. Underarm rashes are caused by an adverse reactions to chemicals found in fragrance and detergents. Other forms of contact, such as contact to jewelry or other metal, can also cause rashes on underarm and surrounding areas. The skin condition may also be associated with temporary diseases such as impetigo, eczema and psoriasis. These are disease that flare up in the short run, then resolve. Other causes of rashes include auto-immune disorders and seasonable allergies.
If the underarm skin rash is caused by contact to metals and other similar items, determining the culprits and avoiding contact with them is one option to avoid symptom growth. To treat the symptoms, you can take an oatmeal bath to relieve itching. Topical ointments can be applied prior to this bath. Following the bath, you should keep your underarms dry and cool by wearing loose-fitting dresses and using absorbent powder.
Sarah L says
This article makes my underarms itch and I don’t have any skin problems.
Deb E says
I don’t have any of these skin conditions but as a nurse, it’s good to know what works for some people. Keeping dry there is always a challenge!
Sue M. says
I have a friend whose daughter recently had a baby and she had been having problems with underarm rashes. I’ll have to share this info with her so she’ll know more and how to treat. Thanks for posting!
Amber Ludwig says
More things to look forward too…yaaaay lol :/ Being a woman is tough!
These are great tips! Thanks!
Tamra Phelps says
I’m not a mom, but I do sometimes have underarm skin issues. Sometimes it’s related to diabetic issues, but other times I get ingrown hairs. It’s so aggravating!
Wes S. says
I’m a dad & I get some of these issues. Interesting advise!
Jennifer Boehme says
I had a mole, and scratched it right off, in the dark didn’t know what it was itching. I freaked out, thought I was now going to have cancer, etc.
Dorothy Boucher says
I sometimes have a rash, I think that is why I am always covering up and worse in the summer
time. I have tried so many things, but just haven’t been lucky in finding something to get rid of the bumps.
KATE SARSFIELD says
I’ve never heard of ‘DIY’ mole remover solutions before. Perhaps they’re not licensed in this country.
Cindy Merrill says
My under arm skin is somewhat sensitive, I like Tom’s of Maine deodorant because it’s very gentle , yet effectively keeps me from smelling funky.
I have never experienced any underarm problems but now I have info in case I ever should… Thank you
Karen D says
Even though I never had children, I had a sebaceous cyst in my armpit for years which finally became infected (very painful).Had to have it lanced and removed. Finally relief.
Stacy Bennett says
I get skin tags and ingrown hairs under my arm pits. Thank you for the tips!
Jeanna Massman says
Thanks for the information! It’s good to have a heads up about these conditions.