6 Quick Ways to Get Rid of Armpit Lumps

Armpit lumps/bumps appear as a result of ‘incorrect shaving’ or reaction to some tools but these home remedies work best to tackle them fast. How to Get Rid of Armpit Lumps

Sometimes, lumps/bumps occur as a reaction to certain tools and so, they can get inflamed and become embarrassing over time, if you have time for remedies that work, these three work absolutely and the results are quick. [Also read: 5 Home Remedies to Get rid of Malaria Naturally]

1.  Lemon Juice

Lemon juice contains anti-inflammatory properties that ease swelling as well as rich in vitamin C and a great natural astringent. [Also Read: 5 Natural Ways to Combat Erectile Dysfunction]

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.

2.  Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is antiseptic as well as antibiotic that fights infection. It helps dry out the lumps/bumps. [Aso Read: 10 Foods That Help You Get That Perfect Tan Faster]

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.

3. Warm Water Compresses

Hot water 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 a medical personnel if you suspect lumps are not as a result of shaving.

4.  Massage

Studies have shown that massage can help in reducing pain (2). It can also help in improving blood circulation to the affected area and reduce swelling. [Also read: 5 Simple Ways on How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks Totally]

You Will Need

Olive oil or coconut oil

What You Have To Do
  1. Take a drop or two of the oil on your fingertips and massage the armpit area gently with it.
  2. Use circular motions and upward and downward strokes.
  3. Massage for a few minutes.
How Often You Should Do This

Do this 2 times a day.

5.  Vitamin E

Vitamin E possesses anti-inflammatory properties (3). These properties may help in reducing the size of the painful lump in the armpit. Ensure you consume vitamin E supplements only after consulting your doctor.

You Will Need

Vitamin E capsules

What You Have To Do

Take a vitamin E capsule with water.

How Often You Should Do This

Have one capsule every day.

6. Watermelon

Watermelon has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties (4). These properties may help detoxify the blood, eliminate the lump-causing bacteria, and reduce the swelling in the affected area. How to Get Rid of Armpit Lumps

You Will Need

Watermelon juice

What You Have To Do

Have a glass of chilled watermelon juice with breakfast.

How Often You Should Do This

Drink watermelon juice every morning.

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