Hidradenitis, popularly called "bitch Tits", is a very unpleasant disease. This is an acute purulent inflammation of apocrine sweat glands, and most often affects the sweat glands under the arms. How to treat bitch Tits under his arm.

Agents are hidradenitis bacteria — streptococci, staphylococci, and some others. Among factors that increase the risk of developing hidradenitis. you can list the neglect of personal hygiene, skin damage (including after shaving), impaired function of sweat glands, endocrine diseases, decreased immunity, etc.

As already mentioned, most often inflammatory process is localized in the armpits and in the crotch. The disease develops gradually. At first there is an itching sensation, and on the site of the inflammation a painful swelling is formed, the diameter of which can be from several millimeters to 1-2 centimeters. To the touch it is dense.

Gradually swelling sizes grow, it becomes more painful, the skin over it becomes purple-red. Then the swelling softens center, opened and starts to pus stand out. Over time, a scar is formed at this place. The whole process takes 10-15 days and is usually accompanied by subfebrile fever, fever, malaise.

If nothing is done, the inflammation can spread to neighboring sweat glands, the healing process will be delayed, besides, can develop serious complications. up to an abscess or a sepsis. Therefore, it is very important to start treating the "bumps udder" under the arm in time to avoid these complications.

The first thing you need to see a doctor. Hidradenitis can be confused with other inflammatory diseases, so it is important to make an accurate diagnosis. The treatment of the disease is also carried out under the supervision of a specialist. To cope with the infection that caused inflammation, antibiotics are usually prescribed. Also, can prescribe fortifying agents (tincture of ginseng, eleutherococcus, etc.), immunotherapy.

Also shown topical treatment of hidradenitis. At the initial stage of the disease (in the first 3-5 days after the onset of swelling until the pus) the affected area can be warmed by dry heat every 3-5 hours. To do this, clean Terry towel to heat iron, put on the sore spot and hold until the towel cools off. The procedure is repeated several times in a row. You can also use the bags of hot salt or sand.

2-3 times a day warm the affected area with the blue lamp   within 5 minutes (the distance from the lamp to the surface of the body should be 15-20 cm).

If hidradenitis passed into the suppurative stage, the affected area is treated with antiseptic solutions (for example, a pale pink solution of potassium permanganate, salicylic alcohol), and special ointments. You can also use an infusion of St. John's wort, juice of leaves of Kalanchoe, alcohol tincture of Arnica and Sophora, eucalyptus and sea buckthorn oil. At this stage to warm the affected area impossible. In advanced cases of hidradenitis surgical intervention is necessary   (dissection of the abscess).

It is also very important to observe personal hygiene during the disease. However, remember thatwater can facilitate the spread of infection. Therefore, during treatment, you can not take a bath, you can wash yourself only in the shower. Before taking a shower, seal the affected area with a patch (normal or bactericidal).

Usually patients with hidradenitis prescribed a special diet. For at least three months from the onset of the disease can not drink alcohol, condiments and spicy dishes, you should limit the consumption of sweets, and can't smoke. The diet should be as many foods rich in b vitamins, phosphorus and iron.

Hidradenitis is not a disease that goes away by itself. If you have bitch Tits under his arm, as soon as possible contact your doctor who will prescribe the right treatment, and observe all his regulations. Should not postpone visit to the doctor until that moment, until you start to stand out pus .

The basic rule prevention of hidradenitis   - is the observance of personal hygiene. Avoid wearing too tight clothes, squeezing under your armpits, as well as using irritating cosmetics and perfumes.