A member asked:

I have lumps under my arm pits, they are swollen, always red, tender, they have been underneath my arm like that for almost a year, what could it be?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Mark Hoepfner answered

Specializes in Surgery

See a doctor: Could be something as simple as skin irritation from deodorants, or from shaving if that applies to you. Could be hidradenitis suppurativa that is a chronic recurrent infection of deeper skin glands. See a doctor or a dermatologist for an evaluation to see what you may have & what treatments may be available for your condition.

Answered 9/28/2016



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