Re: Recurring staph infection on armpit
I used to get very painful bumps in my armpits. It would lead to infection, and then I would have to get the pus surgically drained. They would just "ice" my underarm and then drain the pus, which was very painful. The ice did NOTHING!
That said, I linked the painful bumps to the deodorant that I was using and finally found, through trial and error, that it was the aluminum in my deodorant that was causing the painful bumps and rash in my underarm.
I switched to a deodorant that did not contain aluminum, and in the many years following, I have not had any underarm problems since then.
CHF,AFib,HBP,Diabetes,Asthma since 1987
⇒ Avg BP 2008-2017: 119/69 readings: 7,514
⇒ Avoid unhealthy chemicals,odors,irritants
⇒ 1500 cal diet and exercise
⇒ 6.25 coreg; .125 digoxin
Last edited by Machaon; 10-06-2011 at 01:47 PM.