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Underarm swollen sweat glands: what are the best means by which to prevent them & to treat them if they occur? What type of dr treats them?

Underarm swollen sweat glands:  what are the best means by which to prevent them & to treat them if they occur?   What type of dr treats them?

Start w/ PCP: There are some different considerations here, so i'd get an eval by your primary care doc so s/he can point you in the right direction if more eval/tx needed. Sometimes this is an infectious type process, but if the "swollen sweat glands" are actually lymph nodes you'll need more eval. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a suspicious mass in the armpit and a swollen/clogged sweat gland?

Exam: Good question! often it is difficult for a patient to know the difference between a suspicious mass in the axilla (armpit) and an obstructed or infected sweat gland or hair follicle. If it is red or has a discharge suspect infection and use warm compresses and antibiotics. If it is hard and non-tender it could be serious. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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My armpit is sore each morning when i get out of bed. Had swollen sweat gland in the past but never any burning... Which is a new symptom. Help!

My armpit is sore each morning when i get out of bed. Had swollen sweat gland in the past but never any burning... Which is a new symptom.  Help!

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment and your questions answered to your satisfaction. ...Read more

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13 year old female, fatigue, swollen gland in groin the size of grape, singular, headrushes, itchiness and night sweats. Has had mono and xrays in past?

13 year old female, fatigue, swollen gland in groin the size of grape, singular, headrushes, itchiness and night sweats.
Has had mono and xrays in past?

Blood work: Your child needs to be seen. Blood work i.e. A CBC and ESR should be obtained. The swollen gland sounds like a lymph node. ...Read more

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Sweat glands differ from sebaceous glands?

Sweat glands differ from sebaceous glands?

Yes.: The sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the skin and hair. Sweat glands are small tubular structures of the skin that produce sweat. They are usually used for cooling purposes. There are two main types of sweat glands: Eccrine and apocrine ...Read more

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How can u get rid of blocked sweat glands?

How can u get rid of  blocked sweat glands?

Retinoids, surgery: If it is minor peeling cream coukd work. However if you have condition called hidraadenitissuppuritiva, an inflammation of apocrine glands it needs to be treated surgically with drainage and possibly removal. ...Read more

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How to treat sweat gland on my inner thigh?

Must see: You must see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Is it possible to remove small sweat glands from the penis?

Is it possible to remove small sweat glands  from the penis?

Are you sure?: You should find out whether it is from something else. The penis is no known to have a lot of sweat glands. ...Read more

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Why do sweat glands not become hypersensitive in denervation ?

They might;: But being denervated, they do not get stimulated at all, so it does not matter how sensitive they are. ...Read more