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i have a mole under my armpit

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
I : I agree. It sounds like an infarcted skin tag that fell off. If it or any pigment returns, i would see a dermatologist. I hope that helps.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Abnormal: A black mole is abnormal, particularly if some parts are darker than others, it has irregular borders, or if it is larger than a pencil eraser. See a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get it checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Biopsy : Biopsy is probably needed for the mole. Lumps need to be examined. So, you need to see doctors in person.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs to be seen: In your armpit, its commonly a local skin abcess(infection). Or it could be a lymph node. Either of things should be evaluated.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You should have : It evaluated by a podiatrist or dermatologist. Hyperpigmented lesions need to be assessed to determine if benign or malignant.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph node: More than likely you have an acute infection somewhere on the upper extremity that is seeding a lymph node in your arm pit. The lymph node filters t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Hidradenitis: This could be a condition called hidradenitis if it looks like an abscess or infection. Another possible cause could be a lymph node. Any lumps that m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: Maybe an inflamed lymph node, an infected cyst?
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hanging mole?: It is difficult to speculate as to what the lesion you are describing could be, without examining you and getting further details about it. I recommen ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Get checked: it is tender ask for antbx if not see also md for possible bx to r/o cancer
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe: Have it checked.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See your physician: If the lump is just beneath the surface of the skin it may be a cyst. If tender it may be an abscess. You may also be feeling a swollen lymph node. If ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph Node: yoy should have this evaluated soon by your physician.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely...: No. First thing that comes to mind would be a simple skin cyst. These are very common. Sometimes they can get infected and become larger and painful. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Valena Grbic
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation: Any new skin change deserve attention and evaluation. Is there any pain, does it itch? Any discharge? What is the size, color, borders? These are all ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
Many things: Could be anything from a benign cyst to an infection to a tumor. If it bothers you in any way, is new or changing, you should get to a doctor to get ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
That's a lymph node: Whatever injury occurred to the breast is 'known' to your immune system - as evidenced by the 'activation' of the lymph node. That is a garrison of yo ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Might be a node: A small painless lump in your armpit may be just a lymph node. Unless you're getting more of them there or other places, it's growing, or having othe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump under your chin, so i would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swoll ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cyst or infection: Many reasons to develop painful lumps in underarm or axilla. Swollen lymph nodes may or may not be painful. Ingrown hairs can be uncomfortable. Cysts ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Frisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Variety of reasons: Many possibile reasons including a bone spur, callous, fungus, past injury to nail. You should visit a podiatrist.

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