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I have a boil on armpits and I want to know what can I do to make it go away without lancing it any in store meds or home remedies?

I have a boil on armpits and I want to know what can I do to make it go away without lancing it any in store meds or home remedies?

Most boils R staph_: -A, & require antibiotics or drainage. If it is improving, U can wait, but inevitably U will succumb 2the knife, as even though it's better or quiescent the buggers R still there planing their next round of attack. Best option is 2 get a general surgery consult & bite the bullet.

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Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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Very painful boils in armpits?

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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Reoccurring boils in armpits for years. Not from shaving, lots of blood tests including HIV all normal. Doctor hasn't given me an answer, what is it?

Hidradenitis: This could be hidradenitis suppurativa. If you see an Infectious Diseases doctor, probably they can confirm it for you. Often the triggers are stress or hormonal changes. Indeed, not all cases are caused by shaving. (recc clipping hair anyway over shaving). Hope you can get some improvement there. Https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Hidradenitis_suppurativa

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21yo. Painful ulcer on my toe. Not been diagnosed diabetic + low risk. Leave it to heal? Had some Boils skin + armpit lately treated with flucox

21yo. Painful ulcer on my toe. Not been diagnosed diabetic + low risk. Leave it to heal? Had some Boils skin + armpit lately treated with flucox

Have it evald. R U ta: Taking any steroids or supplements that may have a steroid or testosterone in it. U have 2 read the label carefully & if U don't understand what's in it ask Ur Md. Also the evzl. May find out what is seeding these infections. Personal hygiene is important, daily showers, clean under clothing & sox. Good luck.

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I have boils in armpit that have drained and then more have come back, can this infection cause a missed period?

I have boils in armpit that have drained and then more have come back, can this infection cause a missed period?

This infection: Should not cause a missed period directly However, any stress to you, whether it's emotional or physical can cause a missed period. I would recommend that if you are sexually active and haven't done a pregnancy test yet, that you do that.

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What brings about boils in your armpits?

What brings about boils in your armpits?

Armpit boils: Boils of the armpit or "axillary" region develop from a number of things. Some of those include the large amount of sweat glands in the armpits, the high moisture related to the region, as well as poor hygiene in the armpits which increases the amount of bacteria and debris within the armpit.

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What is the cause and the remedy for boils in your armpits?

Bacterial infection: Boils are purulent bacterial infections of hair follicles, groin and axilla are conductive to multiple/recurrent infections due to excessive moisture. Infection in the axilla and groin may need antibiotic treatment and removal of ingrown hair, if present.

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How can I cure boil on my armpit?

How can I cure boil on my armpit?

Warm compress: Apply warm compresses 3 to 4 times a day and it will come to a head and open up on its own or you may have to see a medical practitioner to have it drained. If it comes very often, avoid shaving your armpit and make sure you are not reacting to your deodorant. If no relief see a surgeon./dermatologist

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Abscess / boil near my armpit -- how can I treat it?

Abscess / boil near my armpit -- how can I treat it?

Professional drain: Abscesses only have one treatment- drainage. The localized collection of fluid won't get penetrated by antibiotics. Go see a doctor that does minor in-office procedures to get it drained.

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I have multiple boils in my armpit that popped and left three open black, I holes. What is this?

Infection: Likely with a bacteria called staphyloccocus. You need to get antibiotics and discuss the reasons it happened with your doctor.

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Have boil under my armpit had it lance before it keep come back big and painful?

Have boil under my armpit had it lance before it keep come back big and painful?

It probably needs: To be excised/surgically removed. Boils/furuncles are painful pus-filled bumps on the skin resulting from deep infection of a hair follicle usually caused by staphylococcus aureus. A single recurrent furuncle has a greater chance of being eliminated by surgery; multiple boils are much harder to treat. Various infecting organisms, including MRSA, can complicate. Work with Doc/maybe infectious disease

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I have a boil under my armpit I wanted to know if I could use peroxide to heal it?

Incise and drain: The best way to treat boils is incision and drainage by a doctor and in some cases antibiotics are required to treat the infection. Peroxide on its own is not valuable in the treatment of boils

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What is the best medication for getting rid of and preventing boils under the armpit?

Recurrent "boils": In this location could be a condition know as Hidradenitis Suppurativa which wound require an experienced Dermatologist to diagnose and recommend preventive treatements.

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My armpit boil has been lanced and packed, but I have green stuff coming out from the side of the packing, should I pull it out?

Depends...: If the boil was just lanced, you do not want to remove. The packing helps keep the wound open so it can drain.

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What are good treatments for boils in the armpit?

Incision and drainag: See a doctor to have the boils incised and drained of pus.

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I have a boil on my armpit. What caused it and what is the remedy?

I have a boil on my armpit. What caused it and what is the remedy?

Various: Boils are usually caused by skin bacteria that multiple out of control, creating an abscess or boil. Surgical drainage and antibiotics may be needed. Warm compresses and acetaminophen or ibuprofen can ease the symptoms in the meanwhile. Not all lumps in the armpit are boils. Blocked sweat glands & swollen lymph nodes can also cause noticeable lumps in the armpit and may resolve on their own.

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Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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