There is a decent size hole under my right arm

Patient

Q: There is a decent size hole under my right arm its painful and oozes I don't know what it it it was a boil but this hole never healed and its been 2 months.

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thank you for your medical query at AskTheDoctor.com

I understand your concern.
You need to get it examined by a general surgeon, as such holes can arise as a part of a local infection, however, it does not ooze for 2 continuous months.
I will advise you get it examined and apply Mupirocin ointment 2-3 times daily and see if the oozing stops.
But please get it examined before starting any treatment.

Hope this was helpful,
Regards

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