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Diseases » Armpit Boil » Hidden Causes

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Armpit Boil

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Armpit Boil includes:

  • The cause may vary amongst patients and there may be a number of factors involved:
  • Poor personal hygiene (see Hygiene symptoms)
  • Minor trauma to the skin allowing bacteria to invade
  • Use of antiperspirant deodorants may clog underarm pores and trap grime
  • Use of strong medications may suppress the immune system and increase susceptibility to boils

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Armpit Boil, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Armpit Boil. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Armpit Boil. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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