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soft lump on armpit

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Just one?: Is it sore, how big is it? It could be a lymph node or an abcess/boil.
Dr. Ramatsobane Martha Ledwaba
Specializes in
Lymphnode/abscess/TB: We need your gender? If the lump is sore,it could be an abscess. If you are a female,and lump not painful,you also need to check for breast lumpS. ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibilities: There are a number of glandular structures in that area along with lymph nodes.The glands that support sweating & odor production can become infec ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: This can be a simple as a fatty lump or skin infection. It may also be serious as an infection or cancer. You need to see your doctor.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Get medical checkup: Armpit lumps can be due to infection or due to cancer. So be sure to get yourself a medical examination by a reliable physician who can help you to di ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Rosenbluth
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
It depends.: Hi roula1. A tender nonmoving lump may be anything from a completely noncancerous swollen lymph node to a more serious cancerous growth. If concern ex ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get evaluation: Lumps involving breast/ arm pit should be medically evaluated. Take care.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Mani
19 years experience Medical Oncology
Exam and mammogram: Hello, if you have a new breast lump, it needs to be evaluated by your primary doctor and you may need a mammogram or ultrasound for evaluation. If i ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Like a lump: I am not trying to be funny but often you cannot tell malignant vs. Non-malignant masses. Inflammed nodes are sometimes tender but don't depend on tha ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
See your DR for: An accurate diagnosis. It appears like it's an axillary lymph gland. Feel for any breast lump. Cancer is uncommon among young individuals unless there ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Lymphoma unlikely: It is not feasible to say what it is, without examining you. However, if it has been there for 4 years and no other lumps have appeared, it is highly ... Read More

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