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it looks like a seed in my armpit every two to three days i squeeze out a toothpaste like substance that smells like sweat what is it ?

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Dr. David Wong
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Cyst: Most likely a sebaceous cyst.
Dr. Felicia Mata
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
Infection: It maybe a staphylococcus infection. See your md so he/she can evaluate the condition. You may need some antibiotics.
Dr. Jerry Hu
Dr. Jerry Hu answered
Cosmetic Dentistry 23 years experience
See a physician: Have your physician or dermatologist look at your arm pits.
Dr. Alice Urbankova
Cosmetic Dentistry 17 years experience
Glands inflamation: It looks like an inflammation of an arm pit gland.

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