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Ways to get rid of armpit lumps

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Armpit lumps/bumps occur as a result of ‘incorrect shaving’ or a reaction to certain tools, but these home remedies are the most effective at treating them quickly.

Lumps/bumps appear under the armpit as a result of shaving incorrectly, when shaving for instance shaving sticks should glide/shave in the direction the hairs grow not against, and so on.

Sometimes, lumps/bumps occur as a reaction to certain tools and so, they can get inflamed and become embarrassing over time, here are ways to get rid of armpit lumps:

1. Lemon Juice

Lemon juice contains anti-inflammatory properties that ease swelling as well as rich in vitamin C and a great natural astringent.

What to do:

-Dip a cotton ball in freshly squeezed lemon juice and apply it on the lump/bump.

-Leave it on for 20 minutes, then wash off with lukewarm water.

– Repeat this 2 or 3 times everyday for a week.

Apple cider vinegar is antiseptic as well as antibiotic that fights infection. It helps dry out the lumps/bumps.

What to do:

-Mix equal parts of unfiltered apple cider vinegar and water together.

-Soak cotton ball in the mix and apply on the inflamed area.

-Leave it on for 5 minutes, rinse off with warm water and pat dry.

– Repeat this 2 or 3 times daily desired results are gotten.


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3. Warm Water Compresses
compresses work well because the hot temperature helps increase blood circulation and will help in this case to reduce the size of the lump/bump.

What to do:

-Soak towel in hot water.

-Wring out the excess water.

-Place towel under armpit for 5 minutes.

-Repeat this 2 or 3 times daily till lumps disappear.

Be sure to check with medical personnel if you suspect lumps are not a result of shaving.

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