There are a number of causes of bumps in the armpit. That it recently opened up and started oozing purulent fluid is suggestive of an abscess or pilonidal cyst (infected hair follicle). Treatment is with an incision and drainage followed by a course of antibiotics. Alternatively, cysts/lumps in the armpit are suspicious for . . . → Read More: I’ve had a bump under the skin of my armpit for a few months but it hasn’t been red or sore. It recently started oozing whitish, greenish puss with an odor. It’s still not red, nor ever really looked like a pimple. What could it be? Maybe from an ingrown hair?
Most superficial acne scars fade over time. However, deep scars from cystic acne or acne vulgaris may have damaged the subcutaneous tissue and are more difficult to eliminate. There are multiple cosmetic creams out there that promise to eliminate acne scars. Unfortunately, most of them fall short of their promise. As deep . . . → Read More: I am 18 years old. I have had acne at past now they’re gone but the scars of acne are left. They are not going, i haven’t tried out any medications yet. So please suggest me a good source to erase them effectively.
Yes, you should return to have your boil re-evaluated. It is likely that you had a subcutaneous abscess. The purpose of a packing is to wick out the abscess fluid (containing bacteria, inflammatory cells, and dead tissue) as the wound heals. If your skin closes before the abscess has been fully drained, then . . . → Read More: i have a boil that was lanced the packing fell out it won’t drain and its closing up while continuing to swell should i go back and have them look at it again?