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Ingrown Hair Under Armpit With Lump
I have a lump around my armpit. At first, I thought it was an ingrown hair, but it's really big to be an ingrown hair. Can it be something else?
In my armpit I have a walnut sized knot, that is extremely painful, I believe it is an ingrown hair that is ingrown, it is a hard lump.?
Small, not quite pea size hard lump underneath right armpit. Does not hurt, does not form visible bump, no color. Had over a year. Cyst, ingrown hair?
Probably a cyst: Cysts are small, firm bumps under the skin that are filled with keratin. When squeezed, some will produce the keratin which is white, cheesy and sometimes stinky. If it is not causing problems or growing, we tend to leave them alone, but it is important for your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. Sometimes, if it is not clearly a cyst, we can biopsy the spot to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small maybe pea sized lump in my armpit, how long would it be safe to wait to see a doctor. I think it may be a pimple or an ingrown hair, because it looks like its coming to a head slightly. I noticed it maybe last week and it seems to have decr
I have a very large lump in my arm pit. Been there for around 8 months. Started small but now very large. Painful to push on. It's not an ingrown hair?
I have a sore bump on my armpit could it be an ingrown hair?? What can I do if anything to make it go away, will it go away on its own
Depends: Assuming the bump is on the skin, if it is associated with a hair follicle, you could have a simple case of folliculitis (inflammation/infection of the hair follicle). These bumps sometimes occur in areas of hair and friction (like the armpit). If it is growing, getting redder, draining, or increasing in pain you should consult a doctor for treatment. ...Read more
Bump. Under arm found it in january still there it's hard and hurts burns when not shaven not ingrown hair but possibly cyst? What else could it be?
Sebacious Cyst: Could be sebacious cyst or a condition known as hidradenitis supporativa. See you doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have a small sore bump on my left arm. I have this small sore bump on my left arm. I just found it today. It's a bit sore. It has a small greyish spot in the middle. I thought at first it might be an ingrown hair? There is no pus. And the area where the
I have an ingrown hair in my armpit that causes pain, but if I open it to let it out then it gets infected. What should I do?
I have a recurring ingrown hair in my armpit that causes pain, but if I open it to let it out then it gets infected. What should I do?
Hair extraction: If possible try to carefully free the ingrown hair with a twezzer. If not successful, visit with a dermatologist. ...Read more
How do I tell the difference between a boil & an ingrown hair in an armpit and do physicians deaden before lancing?
Skin lesions: You may not be able to tell the difference, but the doctor draining this may. Whether they will use a local anesthetic will depend upon the size and position of the "boil". Lancing this is generally not very much more painful than the lesion itself and you will gain much relief from the drainage. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have an armpit rash because I scrubbed it too harsh to get rid of an ingrown hair but it has been there for a week, what should I do about it?
INGROWN ARMPIT HAIR:
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
YOU CANNOT DO THIS YOURSELF.
IF YOU TRY TO DO IT, YOU MAY DEVELOP AN INFECTION! ...Read more
Hi, for about a year I have been getting ingrown hair pimple things on my breasts now I'm starting to get them in my armpits and on tummy what is this?
Avoid shaving, bpo : Ingrown hairs are common. Shaving contributes to ingrown hairs. Avoid shaving or shaving toward the gradient with single bladed disposable razors is best. Wash with benzoyl peroxide containing wash. You may need an antibacterial solution from your dr if it gets worse ...Read more
What is ingrown hair? What does it look like when someone's armpits? How to prevent it and remedy when it has already shown?
Hair has grown in: It is a hair that has grown in instead of out. It normally looks like a pimple (or collection of pimples) although can be bigger. It is more likely if you have thick or curly hair, and it often occurs after shaving. If in an area where you shave, use shaving cream, shave in the same direction. Most of the time it resolves on its own, but if it becomes infected you will need to see your doctor. ...Read more