A 30-year-old female asked:
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soft bump in armpit. not a pimple or a boil. doesn't have a head and when squeezed nothing comes out but a little blood.

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: This should be examined by a professional. Enlarged lymph nodes, cysts, tumors, infections and other causes are all to be considered. See somebody soon.
Answered on Jan 13, 2013

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