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Armpit Swelling Lump
Feeling of swelling in armpit. No lump, apart from what feels like bone when arm is in the air. No extra warmth or size difference. Any help?
Humerus in armpit?: 29 M feels hard bone like bump in arm pit when arm is "up in air". . If you are very thin may be the upper head of the humerus. If so check other side. If feels same probably is. If only one side have you ever had shoulder dislocated? If one side have your team check. And mention to team next visit. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Have sever swelling under armpit not lump. Goes from part of arm pit down side of chest what could this be?
Hidradinitis: The most common form of armpit swelling comes from lympn gland involvement either from an infection of nodes or metastasis from chest or arm primaries. Another cause is hidradenitis where sweat glands in the armpit get secondarily infected and can produce marked swelling . Here antibiotic therapy is employed. ...Read more
I have general swelling in my left armpit..There is no lump and It feels like the armpit is puffy.I have no other symptoms except slight discomfort.
Axilla: Sometimes an axilla(armpit) feels puffy to the patient despite no evident pathology on examination. In these circumstances an irritability and/or some tension of muscular components or, low grade skin irritation or even a slight strain are possible causes of this discomfort. To be sure there is no pathology like enlarged deep lymph glands, have your physician examine you. ...Read more
Very soft swelling that u can hardly detect a mass inside, under left armpit , for 2 years , getting bigger in last months?
Get checked.: It is impossible for us to be able to tell what this is without an in person examination. Since it is getting bigger, please get seen very soon! (Within a week) Take your temperature twice a day, and right it down and take those readings to your doctor. Weigh yourself once a week and take that info in, too. ...Read more
I have a swelling in armpit and doctors say I should remove it , is it a must , nothing was proven its bad or not ..But its just a mass 5x5 CM movable?
I have a swelling/thickening at the side of my armpit before my breast. Cannot feel a lump in my breast or armpit and no pain?
Needs an examination: Please see you doctor asap for an exam to differentiate breast tissue from lymph nodes or just fat tissue. ...Read more
I have a had feeling of swelling around shoulder blade and armpit on rib side for 3 years. Lump there but long and skinny don't think its a node.
Painful lump in left breast near armpit, doesn't seem to actually go away. I can visibly see the swelling at the site. What could this be?
About 3days ago I felt a lump in my armpit, it started getting bigger swelling and red. It gets agitated by my bra and it is painful. What could it be?
Infection?: There are several possibilities. It could be a small infection around a hair follicle, or a lymph node which is swollen because of an injury to your hand or finger. You should see a doctor, have a good breast exam also, as it could be related to a breast problem. Try to find a bra that doesn't rub it, and get seen soon. To make it less uncomfortable, try some hot compresses, and don"t squeezei. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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