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QUARTER SIZE LUMP UNDER MY RIGHT ARM SHOULD I BE WORRIED

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello : Hello i can't diagnose your condition. However, it sounds like it could possibly be hidradenitis suppurativa. It sounds like the issue did not draw ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Infections are often characterized by redness, heat, hardness and tenderness or pain. Show this to your primary care physician and let them assess th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Must see it: Could be a benign fatty tumor called a lipoma. Or could be inclusion cyst or maybe carbuncle.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: Tender or painful bumps beginning recently could represent infection, especially if red or growing. Get it looked at.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Probably not: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation because this way you can get the correct diagnosis and treatment if needed.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Need to be examined: A painful mass always needs to be worked up. There are numerous things it could be, but first step is to see your doctor.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prabhat Sinha
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: We need more history to find out your risk like age, family hx etc.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Gland/Lipoma: Better get it checked....not knowing your age/PMHx/FHx....this much can be said.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Tender : Tender lumps are the Skinner usually skin abscess or infected cyst. See if position face-to-face in the next couple days for diagnosis and treatment s ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Have it removed and checked by a pathologist. Maybe a simple lipoma ( a fat pad) or a more serious situation. Good luck.
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A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
See a surgeon: While most small lumps under the skin are not worrisome, you should see a surgeon for consultation. In that area you describe sometimes lymph nodes c ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lymph node?: It depends on how long it has been there, if growing, if painful, and other medical conditions you have. If concerned, should get it examined to deter ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Hopefully not.: In the absence of an actual physical examination, a superficial, movable, non-tender mass like this could be a lipoma, a benign overgrowth of fat cell ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Lymph gland collar: Show to your Dr. This week would be good. May just be a fat tumor.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe: Have it checked.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
16 years experience General Practice
Have it checked: This needs to be looked at by a health care professional. If you have no other symptoms it can be nothing, but it also could be serious. There is a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Infected Cyst: you likely have an infected cyst in your axilla. It needs to be evaluated today for definitive treatment and antibiotics. If you can not get into yo ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a MD now: You must see a MD now and have that lump examined to determine if you should worry or not.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Inclusion cyst?: Hard to tell a lump since there are many underlying causes. Have your primary or a dermatologist take a look further. Typically an inclusion or fatt ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Lipoma: Lipoma is a likely diagnosis, but a physician would have to diagnose it. Lack of redness,pain and tenderness means that it is not inflamed or infected ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. roberto Moya
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes dermatologist : If you have had it for a long time and has not changed color or appearance such as from birth it's ok. If it has recently appeared or has recently cha ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Small bumps: Small bumps in the armpit can come from a number of different causes. Most are not serious at all. If a small bump has been present and unchanging for ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Schroeder
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Understanding whether this is a concern would require you to be examined by a doctor . The location sounds like a lymph node but that is simply a gues ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Swollen lymph gland: This is likely a swollen lymph gland. It should go away in a week or two. If it does not, see an physician.

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