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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
Without : Without examining you, it's difficult to say exactly what it is. There are many common things that a hard, red lump in the armpit skin could be such ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lump : After seeing three doctors has anyone suggested doing a biopsy. The lesion is hopefully benign but after5 months and thee doctors someone, the patient ... Read More
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Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
52 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Axillary mass: For how long you had it, one week, one month. What is the size, Red + pain + = infection. You should see a primary doc, aspirate the contents for cul ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Dermatology Consult: It sounds like you need to see a Dermatologist. A Dermatologist will examine the area and see if you have folliculitis, an inflammation of the hair fo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Lumps in arm pits: This very common situation means that the patient may have reacted to either bacteria or fungus on his deodorant or something else that has come in co ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sounds like a cyst: This sounds like a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst. They are common. The biggest problem with them is they can become infected. It is likely to ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Likely skin abscess: Your description sounds like a skin abscess related to a hair follicle in the arm pit. You should see a regular doctor for further evaluation. It ma ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Axillary adenopathy: A single isolated enlarged lymph node would be the most likely finding, but to be certain it may have to be biopsied. Cat scratch disease is a common ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a doc : Lumps in this area may well be benign, but since not all are, please see your doc for an evaluation and possible biopsy, to be sure. Call today, Goo ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gagne
48 years experience Internal Medicine
It may be infected: A painful, swollen, tender, red lump in your armpit is probably a small infection. Your dermatologist should be able to treat this easily. I doubt you ... Read More
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