A member asked:

Hi doc. i wanted to know how can i get rid of lump or cyst w/pus from under my arm pit without having to go to the doctors office i don't have $ to go?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Rhett Griggs answered

Specializes in Hand Surgery

Not recommended: High possibility of infection.

Answered 2/20/2013

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Dr. George T Tsai answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Moisture control: ? Hidradenitis? If it is, few helpful tips here: keep the area clean and dry-stuff a terry towel roll in your armpit if you have to. Avoid scented deodorant/ antiperspirant /soap - the additives that smell good can cause irritation. Don't shave - clip if you need to. Hygiene is a must to avoid infection. However, even if you are "super clean" - you will likely need a doctor's help on occasions.

Answered 6/4/2015

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