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how to get rid of lump under armpit

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Lump: If it is tender, it could be a abscess or a lipoma. Ti is best to see your doc to check it out.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
48 years experience Family Medicine
Infection anb cancer: Lumps in the area of lymph nodes that drain that area suggest an immunological reaction which is most likely a bacterial infection. The most common c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Armpit lump: It MAY be a boil or sebaceous cyst and either of which can be easily treated. Please see your doctor to make sure it is nothing more serious because ... Read More
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Dr. David Wong
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Surgery: It's likely a minor procedure but it would need to be cut out.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Are you sure...: ...That they are warts? If so, there are nonprescription remedies, such as the various cold sprays, that you can buy to treat them yourself. If you're ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Keep area dry: If you have large breast that can lead to folliculitis, a form of acne. Keep the area clean and dry, wear a support bra and use baby powder to keep i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Over the counter: There are several over the counter anti-fungal meds.Ask your pharmacist for help choosing one.If it doesn't respond ...See your doctor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: A chalazion is a small bump in the eyelid caused by a blockage of the inner eyelid oil gland. It is caused by a blocked duct in one of the meibomian g ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Removal: Surgical removal by snipping them off is the best way. Most family medicine doctors or other pcps are willing to do this procedure.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Plastic Surgery: If you have a significant problem with fat under your arms, you shold get a careful evaluation by a reputable surgeon. This is generally done by a pl ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Greene
19 years experience Ophthalmology
Warm compresses: If you are describing a reddish swollen bump within the eyelid, this is most likely a chalazion. I would recommend using warm compresses (a washcloth ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Try using a warm oist cloth to the area for at least 30 minutes, at least three times daly.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain.: Don't know the size or cause. Perhaps there is milia, an ingrown hair or a cyst. Sometimes bumps resolve without specific treatment. Can't make recom ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marc Lewbart
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Chalazion: if this bump is under your upper lid, you may be dealing with a chalazion. These usually resolve spontaneously within a few weeks to months. The pro ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
WHITEHEADS TREATMENT: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. THERE IS NO QUICK OR EASY WAYS TO DO THIS YOURSELF.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
See your physician: Dark areas under the breast is common, especially with large breasts. Could be sign of more serious problem. Possible causes -intertrigo (a fungal ras ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Probably an abscess: It sounds like you have an abscess. That is an infected pocket filled with pus. You can try to apply moist heat. Your doctor may give you antibiotics. ... Read More
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Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS: Evaluate for hyperpigmentation. ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS. You need to be examined and have labs checked. Especially screened for diabetes/thyroid and adre ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: Would see a dermatologist who can examine and advise.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Fruit acids: Products containing glycolic acid (alpha hydroxy acid), salicylate acid (beta hydroxy acid), lactic acid, urea, retinal can help with the problems you ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
38 years experience Dermatology
Keep skin dry: Try to keep the skin dry. Use a anti fungal as it could be yeast. If this does not help try 1% Hydrocortisone but not every day as it can contribute t ... Read More
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