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Female w/ sore underarm no breast cancer what could be the cause of armpit soreness haven't used any razors/waxing use same deodorant/soap for years?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Sweat gland

The armpit with arm down is a partially closed space prone to infections.
The skin here has sweat glands and sebaceous glands which can get secondarily infected from sweat. Use electric razor to remove hair and then deodorant. Hidradenitis or infection from sweat glands is not uncommon

In brief: Sweat gland

The armpit with arm down is a partially closed space prone to infections.
The skin here has sweat glands and sebaceous glands which can get secondarily infected from sweat. Use electric razor to remove hair and then deodorant. Hidradenitis or infection from sweat glands is not uncommon
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