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Suffering from cysts in underarms, between legs. Tried antiseptic cream, no relief. Treatment options?

Hi, I am getting cyst/boils in my underarm and between my legs. This has been going on for months now and I have asked the doctor on several occasions what can I do. To date he has given me nothing and said there s nothing to treat them. I m getting married in 10 weeks and just can t seem to clear up the ones under my arms. I am applying antiseptic cream regularly but nothing is helping. Please help!!
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Hi,it seems that you are having hidradenitis suppurativa, also knoen as acne inversa . It is a chronic disease of apocrine glands of skin, characterised by cysts, fistula and sinuses, abcesses and scars in axillae and groin areas. Intralesional steroid, antibiotics ( rifampicin, clindamycine) may improve. Sometime excisional surgery may be needed. You consult competent dermatologist for perfect diagnosis and treatment.. Ok
Answered: Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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