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A 24-year-old female asked:

hard lump under the arm (armpit) very painful, difficult to move my arm up and down. no insurance i need help. ?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
You need : To be seen like at a clinic even at a Walgreens or other drugstore where antibiotics can be prescribed. It is possible you have an abscess that need drainage. For now buy Domeboro and dissolve a packet on water and apply soaks to your armpit for 15 minutes 3 times a day. Along with antibiotics may save you from needing drainage.Best

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Last updated Jul 16, 2017

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