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How To You Get Rid Of A Blocked Sweat Gland
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 a clogged sweat gland on my foot. It is so painful to walk on sometimes. What can I do to get rid of and how long does it take to get rid of.
Blocked sweat gland?: Possibly blocked sebaceous gland, not sweat. But only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more
I have small tiny bumps under my eyes and tiny bumps that's cover my nose, it's sweats glands, how can I reduce ir get rid of them?
Bumps: Send photo to be sure but may need surgical excision. ...Read more
Underarm swollen sweat glands: what are the best means by which to prevent them & to treat them if they occur? What type of dr treats them?
Start w/ PCP: There are some different considerations here, so i'd get an eval by your primary care doc so s/he can point you in the right direction if more eval/tx needed. Sometimes this is an infectious type process, but if the "swollen sweat glands" are actually lymph nodes you'll need more eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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