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I Have What Looks Like A Cyst On My Arm Pit How Can I Get Rid Of It
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
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
I have a cyst on my arm. It's really visible & red. How would I get rid of this or reduce the appearance?
Needs eval: Needs to be seen to determine appropriate treatment. See PCP. ...Read more
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
How do I get rid of a cyst on my left arm and one of my face near my eyebrow at home? No doctors! X thanks
CYSTS ON FACE + ARM: YOU GET RID OF CYSTS BY HAVING A DERMATOLOGIST OR A SURGEON CUT THEM OUT! ...Read more
Surgery: The cysts may be hidraadenitis suppuitiva which does not respond well to oral or topical medications. If the condition is significant the best approach is to surgically remove the problem area. ...Read more
Probably an abscess: It sounds like you have an abscess. That is an infected pocket filled with pus. You can try to apply moist heat. Your doctor may give you antibiotics. If that does not work quickly, you will need to have it surgically drained. Most family docs do that in the office unless they are very large. Call your family doctor now! ...Read more
Depends: If this is truly a cyst then sometimes surgically removing it is the best option. Injecting it with steroids can also help things like this to resolve. And if this is possibly infected then antibiotics may be necessary. Having this evaluated in person will be the safest option if it is bothering you. ...Read more
I have infected armpit cyst took all my meds but still have upper chest and brest pain is it possible the meds did not get rid of the infected?
I have an axillary cyst and it is a very big lump under my armpit. I wanted to know what I need to do to get rid of it. I been having it for 4 years?
Surgery: It's likely a minor procedure but it would need to be cut out. ...Read more
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
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
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?
Depends...: On the cause. Usually this rash is due to chronic moisture. ...Read more
Somtimes my under arm smells strange bad odour but not sweat how could I get rid of it? It looks clear just the smell it comes and goes not permanent
I have a red raised bump on upper left arm. I popped it and bled over an hour. It is still there and looks to have refilled again. How do I get rid of?
Surgery!: Go have this inflamed cyst removed by a surgeon or derm. ...Read more
I am constantly getting big pimples under my arms in what looks like clusters and varying sizes. What can I do to get rid of them & what causes them?
Folliculitis: Clusters of pimple like lesions in the axilla (or armpit area)are usually infected hair follicles. A common cause is bacteria introduced when shaving. It is important that a clean new razor blade be used every time you shave and the area is clean as well before you shave. In addition applying an OTC antibiotic to the shaved area right after shaving often prevents Folliculitis from occurring. ...Read more
I have big bingo arms with lots of stretch marks. Rest of my body looks thin only arms look huge. How to get rid? Coolsculpting or liposuction? Age23 F
Sarcopenic obesity.: I'm not sure that this is the best forum to address your concerns or answer your question. Cosmetics aside, "bingo arms" is a symptom of a condition called sarcopenic obesity, which can pose longer-term health problems which you should address 1st. So, talk to your doctor or use HealthTap Prime to discuss. Plastic Surgeons can advise if/ what type of cosmetic surgery is indicated, but it costs $$$ ...Read more
I shave my vagina area and my arm pits with a razor and now it has a lot of dark spots and razor bumps what can I use to get rid of it?
Shaving bumps: Laser hair removal will be helpful by destroying the hair follicles that cause the bumpsand reducing hair growth. ...Read more
I shave my vagina with a razor along with my arm pits and it has dark spots and bumps everywhere what treatment can I use to get rid of it?
Hair reduction: I would suggest you use a different method of hair reduction for these areas. You are having razor burn and you can develop pustules and skin discoloration. Consider laser hair reduction, waxing or other. Keep these areas clean to prevent infection from the little nicks and cuts that are there. ...Read more
Hello docs, I am 19 yrs old...I hv black areas under my eyes, arm pits and on my knee, what to do to get rid of them?
Let me try: Painless epidermal cysts are normally harmless and need no treatment. These appear and normally go away after a few days. But if the cysts get infected they may swell to be large enough or drain from time to time. The bumps may become a cause for embarrassment in such cases and require medical attention. You should ideally visit a dermatologist, a doctor who specializes in treating skin problems. ...Read more
Depends: If it's a cyst the sac will have to be removed. If it's a boil it needs to be drained and you may need antibiotics. ...Read more
Remove its lining...: A cyst usually has its active lining like that of sebaceous cyst, which may eventually rupture after maturing its infection as an acne does, but differing in size. To prevent its recurrence, the lining of cyst has to be removed usually after infection is gone so to prevent recurrence. More? Ask the experienced for evaluation and counseling. More? To http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Depends type of cyst: There a 2 types of ovarian cysts. One is functional type, and this one goes away on its own over time. Birth control pills often help this type to go away faster. The other type is a benign growth. This type doesn't go away over time, and if large enough needs surgery to remove it. ...Read more
I have cysts in the genitals they are not sebacious cysts they have a white hard piece in them what kind are they and how can I get rid of them?
Inclusion cysts: Still likely to be sebacous cysts that usually need to be removed surgically. ...Read more
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