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Painful Abscess Under Armpit
I had an abscess in my armpit that was lanced and drained four days ago, and I just noticed a hard lump thats bigger than the original abscess slightly above the incision site, it's hard and painful when touched, is this normal?
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
Have a painful ulcer on my toe. Also been having lumps in armpit and abscesses recently. Any connection
I have a big abscess under my (arm) armpit . painful and my arm is swallowing .dermatologist suggested to take antibiotic,remove it under gn anestesia?
Abscess: An abscess can be incised and drained with a local anesthetic. Best start on the antibiotic or two different antibiotics to cover MRSA Staph and non-MRSA. Add heat compresses, then have the I & D the next day. It will need to be packed with gauze daily to keep it from closing back up. General anesthesia adds a separate risk factor that should not be necessary. I hope this helps. ...Read more
I have six abcesses in my right armpit. I went to my gp and she gave me antibotics for them. They are really painful what do I do?
Drainage: Speak to your doctor. You may need to see a surgeon and have them drained. ...Read more
Painful abcesses armpits 3 times in 3 months drained mrsa now there back one doctor mentioned hidrentitis supportiva was likely if came back what now?
I have a boil (I think) under my armpit, it has not come to a head it is hard and red
It's painful/burning if touched or if I hit it with my arm. ?
I have a very large lump (abcess) under rt armpit went to md on wed given bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds to start. Today lump larger redder, hotter, harder, very painful?
Got to doctor: They may need to lance the area and start you on antibiotics. ...Read more
Ilm going for a op on both my armpits to remove sweatglads i get big huge abscesses what doses the op invole and wil i b lft wit big holes?
Hidraniditis : Suppurativa is what you sound like you have. You should not wind up with 'holes' there. ...Read more
Professional drain: Abscesses only have one treatment- drainage. The localized collection of fluid won't get penetrated by antibiotics. Go see a doctor that does minor in-office procedures to get it drained. ...Read more
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