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A 42-year-old female asked:

very painful boils in armpits?

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Dr. Robert Hartman
Dermatology 39 years experience
Sounds like HS: Hidradenitis suppurativa is an inflammation of the apocrine glands and can be very painful. There are many treatments with some success.

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Last updated Nov 16, 2018

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