I have a few small bumps on my ear that I am applying antibiotic ointment on. I wax my armpits often, and tweeze them as well. Today, I found out I have this small red bump on my left underarm, it is red and it is sore to touch. I have no fever. Is this w

Folliculitis. Any time that you remove hair from you armpits (or really anywhere) you can irritate the hair follicles and get an infection in the follicle and this is called folliculitis. These small bumps usually resolve on their own. You can apply some warm compresses to speed up the process. It is best not to squeeze the bumps.