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A 16-year-old female asked:

Have a dry rash with tiny pimples and a couple lumps under armpit. is painful to move arm around?

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Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Warmth,Pain med, I&D: You may have inflammation of a local sweat gland or hair follicle which can be quite painful. Warm compress/ heat pad to the area and acetominophen or ibuprofen for the pain might help. However there may be a collection of "pus" which may require drainage. See your doctor for this treatment.
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