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I have a sebaceous cyst on my arm pit that has a yeast infection. Is there any way to get rid of the yeast infection?

I have a sebaceous cyst on my arm pit that has a yeast infection. Is there any way to get rid of the yeast infection?

Yeast in your armpit: Is not a common area for infection unless you have predisposing problems such as hidradenitis suppurtiva. But if its a superficial infection, most over the counter antifungals will work for you. If its more refractory, you will have to see your local physician for further treatment. ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Hi doc. I wanted to know how can I get rid of lump or cyst w/pus from under my arm pit without having to go to the doctors office i don't have $ to go?

Hi doc. I wanted to know how can I get rid of lump or cyst w/pus from under my arm pit without having to go to the doctors office i don't have $ to go?

Moisture control: ? Hidradenitis? If it is, few helpful tips here: keep the area clean and dry-stuff a terry towel roll in your armpit if you have to. Avoid scented deodorant/ antiperspirant /soap - the additives that smell good can cause irritation. Don't shave - clip if you need to. Hygiene is a must to avoid infection. However, even if you are "super clean" - you will likely need a doctor's help on occasions. ...Read more

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I keep getting these painfull knot like bumps in my arm pits. What causes them and how can I get rid of them for good?

I keep getting these painfull knot like bumps in my arm pits. What causes them and how can I get rid of them for good?

Maybe antibiotics: Your description sounds like an infection of the glands in your arm pits. If severe, sometimes antibiotics are needed to treat these. In even more severe cases, sometimes these need to be drained surgically. ...Read more

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I keep getting boils under my arm pits and around my vigina and I have constant ictching under my Brest's what could it be and how can I get rid of it?

I keep getting boils under my arm pits and around my vigina and I have constant ictching under my Brest's what could it be and how can I get rid of it?

?: The itching under your breast is likely a fungal infection. It's a favorite place for Candida ( a fungus) to live. The recurrent boils suggest deficient immunity. A common denominator can be diabetes and you should be checked for that. Your ability to fight infection should be evaluated. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has what looks like a ringworm on his arm. Its been there for a month and i haven't caught one. How can he get rid of it?

My boyfriend has what looks like a ringworm on his arm. Its been there for a month and i haven't caught one. How can he get rid of it?

First diagnose: It may or may not be a superficial fungal infection, but in order to be certain it would have to be seen. Go have a dermatologist look at it and recommend diagnosis. If not, your local pharmacist has some otc meds you can try. Tell him you are treating a dermatomycosis. ...Read more