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Ingrown armpit hair, white pus comes out, soft lumps, pain

Hi for a few years I have had an ingrown hair under my right armpit. I would squeeze it and thick white puss would come out, and kinda had an odor to it. It happened a few times. Now it s like I have extra skin there kind of a lump, soft but hurts when I apply pressure . Again it s been a few yrs and I should have gotten it looked at. Any advice what this might be? My left armpit is fine, I tried to push on it to see and both underarms hurt but no bump on the left underarm?
Asked On : Thu, 19 Apr 2012
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The lump you are referring could most likely to be a sebacious cyst, though a clinical exam is necessary to be certain about it. It hurts and smells because it got infected.The best thing is that this thing is 100% curable with complete excission. It has to be operated on a day care basis.
Hope the suggestion helps.Feel free to ask anything more.
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Dr Samir
Answered: Sat, 2 Nov 2013
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