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What causes hole in armpits?

Hi. Yes u had a question. I have two small holes underneath my armpits and when I squeeze them the deodorant comes out and the hole never closes. I ve put cream in it and it still hasn t closed. Also it hurts and feels like a bump underneath the skin. What could this be?
Fri, 27 Apr 2018
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,

These types of wholes are called sinuses. Many underlying diseases may cause it like pilonidal sinus.

But final comment can only be made only after examining the area. Please visit a dermatologist.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Surajit Gorai
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