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How long does it take for the swelling to go away sweat gland on hair line back of neck

How long does it take for the swelling to go away sweat gland on hair line back of neck

A week or two: If it is heat-rash, it should go away in a week or two if you can keep cool and dry. Often, no treatment is needed. Topical steroid may help it go away a bit faster, but typically not really needed. If it is not a heat-rash, you may have swollen lymphnodes, they may take couple of weeks. If infected sebaceous cyst, it may need to be lanced/treated. If getting worse, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a sweat gland that looks like bumps on your testical sac?

Is there a sweat gland that looks like bumps on your testical sac?

Yes and common...: Hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles do appear wherever hairs exist although the degree and number may widely vary among all people, which seems linked with genetic factors so nothing needs to be done or should be done except occasional superinfection like pimples on face. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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How to treat sweat gland on my inner thigh?

Must see: You must see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Can sweat gland bumps on your penis go away?

Can sweat gland bumps on your penis go away?

Here are some ...: All people have never been born equal or same, but all people have an equal opportunity to use whatever come with life by interacting their inside and outside environments. Besides, knowing life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, and continuation from inception to eternity will help people live a realistic life better. So, your concerned sweat gland bumps will stay with you forever ...Read more

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I have small benign sweat gland tumors. Is there any way to get rid of them or something that i can use on them?

I have small benign sweat gland tumors. Is there any way to get rid of them or something that i can use on them?

Unclear to me: There are no benign tumors of the sweat glands that i know off. You are dealing with something else...May be a heat rash. Only a good dermatologist can help you to sort it out. ...Read more

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Can you get an enlarged sweat gland in the armpit? Feels like a lump under the surface of the skin. How long should it stay there?

Can you get an enlarged sweat gland in the armpit? Feels like a lump under the surface of the skin. How long should it stay there?

Yes but...: This could be plugged hair follicle, but this usually presents as a painful bump on the surface of the skin, although it can sometimes feel like it is under the skin. This could also be an enlarged lymph node. Your doctor should be able to examine you and explain if this is anything to be concerned about. ...Read more

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