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What Is The Cause And The Remedy For Boils In Your Armpits
Bacterial infection: Boils are purulent bacterial infections of hair follicles, groin and axilla are conductive to multiple/recurrent infections due to excessive moisture. Infection in the axilla and groin may need antibiotic treatment and removal of ingrown hair, if present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various: Boils are usually caused by skin bacteria that multiple out of control, creating an abscess or boil. Surgical drainage and antibiotics may be needed. Warm compresses and acetaminophen or ibuprofen can ease the symptoms in the meanwhile. Not all lumps in the armpit are boils. Blocked sweat glands & swollen lymph nodes can also cause noticeable lumps in the armpit and may resolve on their own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got the IUD&since then been getting boils in my arm pits. Is there a correlation? Wht can I do to prevent &/or remedy boils? Tea tree oil NT effectv
Drainage: And antibiotics. If it recurs, you might need to have the entire area excised. Ask a surgeon for an opinion. ...Read more
See Surgeon: Many a times it is sweat gland infection (hydradenitis suppurativa). But, it may a boil. You should see a surgeon and let him/her treat you. ...Read more
I had a boil under my arm and it got big and really hurt so i open it and a lot of blood and pus came out and now I have another one is starting I am an afro american female. Could it be pseudofelickulitis what treatment do you recomend?
I : I can't diagnose your conditions. However, i recommend that you see a dermatologist who can determine if you have hydradenitis supprativa or some other type of infection. ...Read more
I have a boil on armpits and I want to know what can I do to make it go away without lancing it any in store meds or home remedies?
Most boils R staph_: -A, & require antibiotics or drainage. If it is improving , U can wait, but inevitably U will succumb 2the knife, as even though it's better or quiescent the buggers R still there planing their next round of attack. Best option is 2 get a general surgery consult & bite the bullet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
yes: Armpits have most sweat glands.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are the painful boils on my armpits ?sometimes they are full of puss and blood, it makes my skin very itchy, its red , and causes discoloration.
Please what causes boil in the armpit? I have had two now, each i think after my period. Though the first time i didn't finish the anti-biotics.Thanks
Can an armpit boil cause breast pain? It looks like a pimple. And some have black centers. There not very big. I had just one for 5 years
I have boils in armpit that have drained and then more have come back, can this infection cause a missed period?
My skin all over the body is really dry However I've developed these small colorless boils all over my face. What can be the causes and Treatment?
Dermatitis...: If you suffer of dry skin you can develop what is called atopic dermatitis which is associated with extreme dry skin due to lack of moisturizing substance under the skin, so to say. The treatment usually relies in using moisturizing cream frequently( about there times a day) and bathing with oatmeal based soap. If not better see a Dermatologist(Skin doctor). ...Read more
Where?: I see that you've been waiting for an answer for a while. Without much info, a "boil" cannot be named medically so it is impossible to answer. In fact, without seeing the patient with pertinent medical history, it is likely that no answers would be of much use for you. In the mouth, especially on gums, a "boil" often appears as a result of tooth infection. If it's in the mouth, see a dentist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Remedy & cause for recurring boil/pustule on top center region between hips. Happens almost every month, lasts for 4 days then bursts.Too painful.
See a doctor: Get this cultured and you will probably need antibiotic treatment and an attempt made to rid you of nasopharyngeal and skin carriage of staph aureus using Mupirocin (bactroban) ointment in nares and hexachlorophine or chlorhexadine containing soap to wash with (cannot use other soaps while using this because they wash off the antibacterial film it creates on skin). ...Read more
My sister 24 years got married 6 months back had heavy period issue from past 1 months, numerous boils on butt, what is the cause and remedy?
Heavy period, boils: It is hard to say without more information. PCOS, polycystic ovarian syndrome could cause the heavy period and the boils. Mid 20s is a common time for symptoms to appear due to weight gain. This could also could cause hormones to become abnormal with more steroids in the system. The syndrome could be checked for by blood tests that an endocrinologist or gynecologist can order for her. ...Read more
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