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What are good treatments for boils in the armpit?

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Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Incision and drainag

See a doctor to have the boils incised and drained of pus.

In brief: Incision and drainag

See a doctor to have the boils incised and drained of pus.
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology

In brief: See below

Cleanse the armpits twice daily with the over-the-counter cleanser hibiclens.
In addition, do not use a stick or roll-on antiperspirant, which may spread the infection.

In brief: See below

Cleanse the armpits twice daily with the over-the-counter cleanser hibiclens.
In addition, do not use a stick or roll-on antiperspirant, which may spread the infection.
Dr. David Voron
Dr. David Voron
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