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Causes Of Red Bumps On Armpit
Folliculitis: Likely they are ingrown hairs that have become infected and are making small abscesses--you aren't shaving there, are you? That can predispose / worsen situation. Severe cases (hidradenitis) may require surgical removal to prevent frequent recurrences. Should be seen by your dr or at urgent care for evaluation & guidance. ...Read more
Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more
Does HERPES TYPE 1 cause non itchy and painless red bumps like mosquito bites around the body and pain in the armpits?
I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that arent red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?
I keep getting red bumps in my armpits. Quit using any deodorant for over a month. Just washing with regular soap. Both sides.what should I do?
See your doctor: You probably have an inflammation of infection of the sweat glands or hair follicles. You may need topical or even oral antibiotics or combination of these plus steroids to get rid of it. Itching vs soreness can help distinguish between allergic contact dermatitis vs infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have these little red bumps like right behind my left armpit towards my back with black centers. What could it be?
Might be: They might be blackheads that are inflamed. See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I've had nodules under my armpits and ugly red bumps (i shave) just squeezed nodule very hard and hard white puss came out. ? What is this
Hair follicle infect: Most likely you have infected hair follicles. If you shave under the arms, this can occur and even if you don't. If there are enlarged lymph nodes under your arm, you may need to be seen and given an antibiotic. Sometimes these develop to the point of having to be opened up. Soap and water, avoiding deodorants if one can and very good hygiene are important. If fever or streaks, get seen. ...Read more
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