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Pimple on armpit turned to sore, hurts, been bleeding. Worry?

I thought I had a pimple in my armpit but it has turned into a sore. It is open and hurts. Today it was bleeding. Looks like it has puss but none is coming out. I have been treating it with neosporin and have also used aloe vesta protective ointment. I m worried because its not healing like I would like. I m don t know what it is. Can someone tell me?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Hello ..thanks for the query..
You seem to have a folliculitis ..Folliculitis is inflammation of one or more hair follicles. It can occur anywhere on the skin. Hot, moist compresses may help drain the affected follicles.Treatment may include:
Antibiotics applied to the skin (mupirocin)
Oral antibiotics are also required in certain cases where tolicals are not enough.
I would suggest that you visit a dermatologist and get a course of Antibiotic, antiallergic required.. should not use any deodorants or OTC products in the area.Well, there is nothing to worry about ,just a timely management is helpful..take care!
Answered: Sat, 26 Jan 2013
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