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Lump under the arm pit - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   provide the age, gender,
User :   i have a small, pea-sized lump under my left armpit
User :   i'm 14, female
Doctor :   ok
User :   it sort of hurts to touch, but not much
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you suing any medications
User :   erythromycin for acne
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i use zyrtec for allergies, but i haven't used any for about a week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have habit of shaving the underarm haris
User :   yes
Doctor :   as per your history it is suggestive of boils
Doctor :   i suggest you to give hot fomentation
Doctor :   and apply Neosporin ointment
User :   okay
User :   is that all?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   avoid shaving the hair
User :   okay
User :   thank you!
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