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i have an armpit lump. ?

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Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
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Just one?: Is it sore, how big is it? It could be a lymph node or an abcess/boil.
Dr. Ramatsobane Martha Ledwaba
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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. If there is an associated Breast lump,you need a mammogram to exclude breast cancer. If it is an isolated lump,and it has been there for some time,you need to visit a Surgeon to do fine needle biopsy.Are you taking TB or HIV meds?

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A 30-year-old male asked:

How do I treat a lump in the armpit.?

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Let a Doctor see.: You should not treat a lump in your arm pit by yourself. Usually its a boil, but it could also be an enlarged lymph node , caused by infection or cancer. Do not shave your arm pit, keep clean and dry and see your doctor soon.
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A 18-year-old male asked:

What should I do about my lump that is in my armpit?

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Dr. Kevin Hiler
General Surgery 42 years experience
See your doctor: Most likely this represents an infected cyst or a small reactive lymph node but without an examination it is impossible to say. You need to make sure nothing important is happening.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What is this small lump under my armpit?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Lymph node/ cyst?: It could be an enlarged lymph node or a cyst. A doctor can help you to identify the cause.
Ghana
A 30-year-old male asked:

How to treat armpit lump?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
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 diagnose and treat this problem soon.
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A 51-year-old female asked:

Now I have a lump in my armpit?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
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 concerned best to have your physician examen it for peace of mind to be sure nothing serious.

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