Bizarre Health Symptoms…Explained

doctor wearing white coat(BlackDoctor.org) — Strange aches? You’re seeing something funny? Do you swear your hair actually hurts sometimes? What does it all mean?

Experts agree that most little physically oddities are nothing to worry about, but it’s still a good idea to understand what’s probably going on…and how to tell if the issue is a serious one.

You Sometimes Get a Painful Swelling Under Your Arm

Why: It could be due to a plugged hair follicle or an ingrown hair in your armpit (from shaving, for example) or a swollen lymph node (from an infection).

The solution: Try putting a warm compress on it several times a day and see if it goes away within a week, says Teng.