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How to get rid of armpit pimples

A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
You can try warm: compresses several time per day. They are often brought on by shaving, so you may need to stop shaving until they are gone. Make sure you are not usin... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
See answer: Try warm compresses and if it does not go away in a day or two, then see a dr. For an evaluation to assure it is a pimple/cyst and or something else a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Supportive care: First no antiperspirants use deodorants only Warm soaks bring blood to the area the pimple should mature and either open and drain or get resorbed. ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Hygiene: There are many sweat glands and hair on the armpit. Sometimes, dead skin and dirt can clog the pore of the skin around the hair/sweat glands and infec... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
?keratosis pilaris: Or dermatofibroma? Or cyst? It could be any number of things. Gentle exfoliation may help but if it doesn't improve within 4 weeks, you may want to se... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, usually on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. K... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
Dx:Hidradenitis supp: If you have 'infected follicles' under the arms then you may have an 'acne' related condition: hidradenitis suppurtiva. You should get seen by your p... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 27 years experience
Back and Chest Acne: If there is any scarring, seek immediate medical attention as it may get worse. Over-the-counter benzyl peroxide wash used once daily can be very e... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Prable basal cell Ca: Skin sores that heal, scab, have scab fall off and then sore repeats and scabs is almost always basal cell ca. At times low grade squamous Ca. Easies... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
Armpit acne: Hard to treat. Might be hidradenitis. See a derm for antibiotcs and a lotion that may help.

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