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A 22-year-old female asked:

How to distinguish infected hair follicle/sweat gland/lymphnode? i have a painful small lump under my arm and its palpable. i sometimes get them around my periods. on bc. get boils. period ended a little over a week ago. what is it?no lump in breast

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
An exam: with your doctor, is really the best course of action. If this becomes recurrent , treatment exists as well.

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Last updated Feb 20, 2020

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