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small hole in my armpit, yellowish whitesish liguid

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i have a small hole in my armpit i got it a week ago and it hurts sometimes and puss comes out i guess i just now it yellowish whitesish liguid like gew and i dont know what to do to it i keep whipeing it clean from the stuff

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replied January 21st, 2015
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Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Based on your description of the lesion , It seems to be suppurative hidradenitis. Though you need to get it examined, to see if any associated lymphadenopathy or unusual blood counts are present along the lesion. Incision and drainage and/or antibiotics decision would depend upon the clinical exam findings.

wishing you best of health


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