How To Deal With Suppurating Lumps In The Armpit?
Good night .. I want to ask .. I have had a lump in the armpit 1 month and there was a hole yesterday, it came out pus. And now the lump is hardening again .. it looks like the pus has clotted … a solution to recover quickly right? Do you have to operate?
Good evening, thanks for the question
Hidradenitia supurativa is skin inflammation characterized by lumps on the skin that generally arise in the armpits, buttocks, breasts or groin. Sometimes these lumps look like pimples in general or boils in the hair glands. If the complaint continues, the lump can enlarge to the deeper layers of the skin forming an abscess and cause complaints of pain. Lumps can also rupture and produce odorous discharge and pus. Scars can heal and cause scarring. Complaints can also be chronic and. recurrent or repeated.
Because the clinical symptoms that resemble acne, or boils, or it is advisable to do an examination with a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment will be different according to the final diagnosis.
To prevent this from happening again, consider the following:
1. Reduce weight
2. Stop smoking
3. Stop shaving the armpit hair
4. Keep the skin cool
That's all, hope you can help