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can you get an enlarged sweat gland in the armpit feels like a lump under the surface of the skin how long should it stay there

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but...: This could be plugged hair follicle, but this usually presents as a painful bump on the surface of the skin, although it can sometimes feel like it is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, & other things: Armpit (axilla) lump under the skin could be a clogged sweat gland; also could be a lymph node enlarged due to infection in area that it drains, such ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Probable infection: If it is settling down, it can not be lymphoma. It is most likely a infection of the hair follicle(folliculitis). Do not worry about it.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
THAT WILL BE: 500 mgs 4 x a day= 2, 000 mgs. Not an unusual dose.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience Family Medicine
Armpits: Could be sweat glands, symmetric fat distribution, or other -- would recommend an ultrasound to verify a benign, non-worrisome diagnosis.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Cysts: This dsecribes cysts which may become infected if they are squeezed. The best option is to remove the area permanently with a minor procedure in the o ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giovanni Marciano
30 years experience Family Medicine
Sweat glands: They can get to be golf balls.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment and your questions answered to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
It could be: Any of the three you mentioned but most likely folliculitis. The gland at the root of the hair is clogged and is not able to express the secretion and ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Bacterial sensitivit: You seem to have an infected lymph node. Statistically the most common organism is staph. aureus which is killed by a penicillin class antibiotic. I ... Read More
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