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A 26-year-old female asked:

Lump in armpit only visible when arm is behind head& bent back as far as i can. gets tender/swollen with burn pain the more i press on it.random all day aches in arm,shoulder/blade, occasionally on side of left neck/breast.getting mammo&u/s done soon?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Has a physician examined your armpit and palpated this lump, and examined your breast and neck? If not, see one promptly.. More than a mammogram will most likely be needed to fully evaluate your symptoms & findings. A breast surgeon may be a good person to start with.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described suggests an inflammatory lesion. It is good that you are planning to see a doctor. Wish you good health!

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