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Underarm skin infection?

I am an active, healthy, female (in my 30
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No, it doesn't sound like herpes, or any contagious or sexually-transmitted disease.  My best guess is that these are blocked follicles, of a type often seen under the arms.  I's put bacitracin or neosporin ointment on them once a day and otherwise leave them alone until you see your dermatologist.  

Take care.

Dr. Rockoff
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