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Hair follicle infiction under the arm

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There's a large knot at the bottom of my scrotam under the right testicle. It started almost a week ago, I initially thought it was either a bite or ingrown hair/pimple. It's gotten bigger and caused ...

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Hi, I have had a pea sized lump under my arm for a couple of months. I have had trouble with my underarms before due to shaving. In the past few weeks I have had a small infected hair follicle ...

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be returning to India next Month. I am having hair follicle infection in my both under arms, and its very painful becuase of many boils appearing. I am having issue in my arm movement also. London docs prescribed ...

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when i get a cut or opening in my skin its like the hair follicles get infected and they wont heal until the follicle is pulled out. I get on my arms and face any place that air can get to its like ...

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I have a spot under my arm. When my arm is down it is in the crease, when it is up ... a fluid. It is still there do you have any ideas? I suspect a hair follicle infection. ...

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I have a few red spots, but many brown spots on my skin, where the hair follicle starts, on my upper arms, and upper thighs. Sometimes there are tiny bumps and I would think they are pimples, but I m ...

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I have been having a lot of infected hair follicles in my scalp. Like around 50 or more ... had it. I have noticed my right arm pit has a two to three inch lump in it. The dr s in Montana don ...

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hi. i am a 21 yr old women and on my left arm,.. i had this single hair follice which had a small ... coming off..nd its increasing in diameter a little by every day. this is just a single spot on my arm. i ...

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My husband has a full beard go t style. Well right under his lip theres a small patch of hair. It smells horrible. I thought he wasn t washing it good, so he washes it again, and again, and again. Smell ...

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I have chronic oily skin and hair folicle infection, and fatigue why? Hi, I have an issue with chronic oily skin, hair folicles getting infected on my face, scalp, back, shoulders, neck, stomach, arms ...

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. The same happens to my arm pits but without boils. However on the back of my neck I get 2 boils that go away and then come back. The area in between my breast is a dark color. And there are hair follicle ...

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I have re occurring sores on my arms that don t heal. They start out as small white bump under ... on them. They are almost like an infected hair follicle , this is also true if the skin get broken from ...

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doctor1 MD

Hard and tender bump bump is usually related to a local infection. This may be due to infection of the hair follicle.

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Hello I would think of it as due to bacterial infection of the hair follicle or furuncle, specially since it is painful I would suggest a course of an oral antibiotics for a week e.g Cephalexin 500 mg, thrice daily for a week. An OTC antibacterial can be used topically e.g mupirocin 2% ointment, twice daily for a week An OTC pain killer e.g Ibuprofen would provide symptomatic relief from pain.

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The painful lump with redness in the arm in most cases is an infected hair follicle. A course of antibiotics together with a local application of antibiotic cream cures most. However if an abscess is formed already, it will require to be drained. Dr Noble Zachariah