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How to get rid of armpit pimples

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 37 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
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 25 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
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 29 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
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 66 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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 40 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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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Folliculitis: They might be "folliculitis" from shaving or hair removal in general. That means irritation of the hair follicles. Bacteria make their way into the s... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Acne: Are you sure you have acne and not a condition known as keratosis pilaris which usually affects upper arms. See a dermatologist for evaluation otherwi... Read More
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