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Recurring bump in the armpit area, occasionally painful, surrounding area hard, foul smelling discharge. Treatment suggestion?

I had my baby in Sept 2009. Sometime during the end of my pregnancy, I had a lump under my armpit but it just stayed a small bump. When she was around 6-8 months old, I tried to have a family member pop this bump, and it became swollen and I went to the ER, and they cut it, drained it, and packed it and gave me amoxicillan. She said I could no longer shave under my arms. Around 6 months later I shaved, a bump formed, I went to the same Dr and was given antibiotics again, but it wasn t currently.leaking so they didn t have to cut it. It s now back again. It s very uncomfortable, sometimes painful, and hard in the surrounding area. It sometimes has a head kinda, but mostly has a whole that slowly leaks a foul smelling ooze. Please, help me.
Asked On : Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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You need to see a general surgeon and/or dermatologist - it could be a sebaceous cyst, getting infected / sweat glands infection - Hidradenitis suppurativa. Breast can also the primary source.
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Answered: Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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