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Skin Growth Under Armpit
Cyst?: This could be large blackhead from cyst. This is easily removable with minor in office procedure so that it does not recur. ...Read more
I have a skin growth, for a lack of words it looks almost as a pimple on my arm and has been there awhile ?
I am a 20 yr old male and I have very tiny skin tags on my armpits. They are not even visible so much. What could be causing thisk?
Will removing skin tags cause more to grow? I have skin tags on my armpit, and they don't bother me, but i'm afraid they will grow and get in the way when i shave. I want to do something to shrink or remove them. Is the removal process permanent?
I have skin tags in both armpits. What's a quick safe way to remove them myself at home? Would wart freeze away work? Thanks!
Wart freeze: Wart freeze would work. Also can be shaved or cut using sharp scissors after numbing with ice cubes. Tying them with a thread if they are big enough is another option. ...Read more
Freezing over cuttin: I would recommend freezing with liquid nitrogen. In that case they get red and inflammed that day, then turn black before they fall off 2 weeks later. The advantage with this over numbing and cutting them off with scissors is that there is no open wound that needs to be bandaged and less chance of infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Healed?: If the areas that were resected have healed then you deodorants are safe to use. If there is any open tissue then wait a few days until all is closed up. ...Read more
I have skin tags under my arms. The skin tags right below my armpit on the right side gets swollen and is tender. Should consult my doctor ?
If one is...: ...Subject to recurrent trauma and/or infections, e.g., getting caught on clothing and being injured/inflamed, then this is a good reason to consider having it removed. It is a very easy, and practically painless procedure to do so! ...Read more
Is there a safe way to remove skin tags? They're around my armpits, under eyes, neck and breast and it's annoying! how do I get rid of them?
Are skin-tags something to be concerned about? Or are they completely harmless? I have skin-tags on my stomach and in my arm pits, should I worry?
Usually not: If you have many of them and remained concerned see a dermatologist to discuss. ...Read more
Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what i thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit, inner thy, an
Skin Tags: Skin tags are an outgrowth of normal skin and occur in ~25% of adults. Incidence increases with age. Skin tags usually occur in areas where there is increased friction (armpits, neck, groin/inner thigh regions). Treatment with excision of lesions with scissors. Larger lesions may require suturing. Can also try cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen or electrodesiccation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 yr old has a few bumps on her neck and arm(like pimples or skin tags)Not sure what it is?Doc said "hydrocortisone" didnt really give a diagnoses.
?molloscum : There is a very common viral skin condition we see in children named molloscum contagiosum..flesh colored umbilicated (if you look with a magnifying glass you would see a tiny dimple) papules. Self limited--no treatment necessary. Hydrocortisone will help eczema but not molluscom if that is what she has ...Read more
Growth anal fissure: A small growth could be a skin tag or a small external hemorrhoid. Please see your doctor or a gastroenterologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Consult a Derm: Since you can't see it. Why not let a professional take care of it? See the dermatologist and while you are there get a full body examination. ...Read more