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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Blocked sweat gland.: few seconds to forever. Need more details.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giovanni Marciano
31 years experience Family Medicine
Blocked pits: Warm soaks, antibiotics.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Sweat: I would do steam bath as a start. But if all are blocked you may die of heart stroke. Go go your Dr.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Your Choice.: Without knowing all the detail as to the the nature of the growth removed and the method of it's excision, it is difficult to comment on it's return. ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
A week or two: If it is heat-rash, it should go away in a week or two if you can keep cool and dry. Often, no treatment is needed. Topical steroid may help it go awa ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You didn't describe: The size. This sounds like you could have an infected cyst. I would suggest medical assessment. Take care.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
General surgeon: It sounds like you have a problem called hydratinitis suppurativa and general surgeons can usually help best with this.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Potentially: If there is a bacterial infection - it could spread to other tissue.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
30 years experience Urgent Care
Warm soaks.: Sometimes moist heat can open it up and it will be OK. Take care of your grandpa.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes and common...: Hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles do appear wherever hairs exist although the degree and number may widely vary among all people, which s ... Read More

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