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How to get rid of bumps under armpits

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Would encourage: Dermatologic evaluation to determine what the lump is. Treatment would be based on the diagnosis.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Hard to say: Without seeing what the humps look like it is difficulty to say. While they don't sound alarming at all they may be easily resolved with the right me... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Maybe antibiotics: Your description sounds like an infection of the glands in your arm pits. If severe, sometimes antibiotics are needed to treat these. In even more sev... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: Bumps may be keratosis pilaris, eczema, comedones, folliculitis, moles, hemangiomas, warts, mollusca, partly resolved bug bites, etc... Each may have ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 30 years experience
Bumps : Molluscum contagiosum are common in young children and see as small round bumps that persist and multiply . Other skin conditions may cause small bump... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
Dermatology 40 years experience
Surgery!: Go have this inflamed cyst removed by a surgeon or derm.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
Dermatology 33 years experience
Eczema?: Itchy bumps in winter on trunk and extremities is often eczema. Topical cortisone creams--otc or prescription can help. Heavy moisturizing with crea... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Vaniver
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Shaving bumps: Laser hair removal will be helpful by destroying the hair follicles that cause the bumpsand reducing hair growth.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Surgery Likely: If this happened about 10 years ago it likely is a cyst or scar tissue left if you are having no problems with it.Likely depending on the size and loc... Read More
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