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What could two soft lumps under the armpit mean? Only spot I feel swollen lymph nodes.

What could two soft lumps under the armpit mean? Only spot I feel swollen lymph nodes.

Cyst or lymph node: Lumps in the axillae/arm pit are usually sebaceous/glandular cysts or lymph nodes. The cysts will usually seem to be part of the skin or just below it. The cysts can also turn red and develop a pustular head that bursts, like a large pimple. Warm compress accelerates healing. The lymph nodes are deep, under the skin. Lymph nodes or progressive swelling needs evaluation by a primary care providr ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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I just found 2 small lumps under my armpit and they are painful what could it be?

Numerous things: See a doctor and have these examined and diagnosed appropriately. Doctors who cannot see and touch the lesions and take a full history should not be expected to be able to diagnose. ...Read more

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What could cause the two small lumps in my armpit?

What could cause the two small lumps in my armpit?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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My partner has just found two red hard lumps under each of his armpits, what could this mean? (he is male, 19, healthy)

Lumps in arm pits: This very common situation means that the patient may have reacted to either bacteria or fungus on his deodorant or something else that has come in contact there. Other possibilities are an allergic reaction to any product used in the under arm. Most people get better by stopping the exposure for a time. If the sores get bigger or warmer or have any abscess he will need to be seen. ...Read more

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My sister has two medium sized lumps on her chest between her shoulders and neck and one under her armpit. What could be the cause.

My sister has two medium sized lumps on her chest between her shoulders and neck  and one under her armpit. What could be the  cause.

Chest lumps: The causes of your sister's lumps can be multiple. It doesn't sound like they are in her breasts, though, but if they are, she needs to have them checked promptly. I suspect you may be referring to lymph nodes since lymph nodes are located in the armpits and in the areas between the shoulders and neck. I would have them checked as well as those lymph nodes may need prompt attention. ...Read more

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Hi I have two lumps in my armpit and I keep clearing my throat and making weird noises with my throat ?

Exam: cannot be diagnosed online. Please make an appointment for examination, evaluation, testing, diagnosis and treatment. This armpit "lumps" may be axillary lymph nodes- call for an appointment today! ...Read more

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Itching in my armpits for several months. Soreness in right armpit for a week. Two small lumps in right armpit this morning.

Itching in my armpits for several months. Soreness in right armpit for a week. Two small lumps in right armpit this morning.

?yeast: If there is redness and itching, a yeast infection of the armpits is possible. Allergy to deodorants used is another possibility. The lumps may be swollen lymph glands reacting to the inflammation or infection. You may need to have your physician evaluate you. In the meantime discontinue any deodorant use, apply antiyeast,antibiotic ointment after applying warm moist applications and patting dry. ...Read more

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I have two lumps next to each other in my left armpit, under the skin, no head pea size and they really hurt should I be concerned?

I have two lumps next to each other in my left armpit, under the skin, no head pea size and they really hurt  should I be concerned?

Have them checked: Tender axillary nodes can be a sign of infection such as a virus but if they are only on one side, you need to see a doctor to rule a more serious cause, . ...Read more

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I have a red painful lump on my armpit since a week and yesterday ive notice that there is two more small spots/lumps beside the old one?

I have a red painful lump on my armpit since a week and yesterday ive notice that there is two more small spots/lumps beside the old one?

? Boils armpit: painful lumps in the armpit one week duration, is likely to be a skin infection or gland you need to see a doctor for these lumps to be inspected and given the right treatment ...Read more