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I have a small maybe pea sized lump in my armpit, how long would it be safe to wait to see a doctor. i think it may be a pimple or an ingrown hair, because it looks like its coming to a head slightly. i noticed it maybe last week and it seems to have decr

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Small epidermoid cys: These need no treatment unless they cause pain, odor,etc. They are easy to remove if desired. Usually this requires no sutures.

Answered 12/3/2015

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Ans: Try a warm compress to bring the infection to s head. Do not shave or use deodorant. See if it comes to a head and ruptures. If it does not than you may have to see your doctor to open it up for you for they can cause a lot of pain

Answered 6/11/2019

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