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I have a bump under my left arm pit. it's the size of a cherry. it's sore to touch. there's no rash.?

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Dr. Robert O'Leary
Pain Management 37 years experience
Get medical exam now: This could be as simple as a boil or enlarged lymph node but also a tumor mass depending on your condition so it requires a physician evaluation and testing to confirm and treat accordingly.
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 40 years experience
Inflammed cyst: Typically a tender bump under the armpit is a cyst or oil gland that has become inflammed by rupture. Other considerations are inflammed or abnormal lymph nodes see your doctor if it persists or worsens.
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Last updated Jul 18, 2016

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