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Needs exam.: This could be as simple as irritation from friction (if you move your arms a lot) or something more complex, such as a skin infection, or swelling of the axillary lymph nodes, or even shingles. I would suggest that you have your doctor or a dermatologist examine you at your earliest convenience. ...Read more
I have been experiencing pain and soreness in my right armpit for 3 days now. What could be causing this?
Hello since yesterday I have been experiencing moderate soreness in my left armpit. I have no other symptoms. It this abnormal?
Armpit: Armpit soreness is common. Most commonly shaving and self care can cause problems. If a lump or redness is present, see a physician. ...Read more
Any swelling: If there's swelling, it could be a lymph node, a sign that the body is fighting an infection, or more rarely cancer. If the node is warm/hot, tender and red, it is more likely to be infection; if very hard, non-mobile, more likely cancer. See your primary care provider to have it checked. ...Read more
Exam: Please have her seen by a pediatrician to rule out sweat gland infection or an irritated lymph node ...Read more
Today my armpit felt very tender and sore and mildly painful when I pressed on it. I don't feel any other symptoms. Is this something to worry about?
Armpit: You may have a low grade infection in your armpit or perhaps a swollen lymph gland. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
Lymph node: More than likely you have an acute infection somewhere on the upper extremity that is seeding a lymph node in your arm pit. The lymph node filters the bacteria, virus or fungus and then reacts as "killer cells" come to attack the agent. The lymph node responds by growing, producing more cells, and can get tender due to the agents and chemicals released. You may need antibiotics or see pcp. ...Read more
Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
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
Sore: A dermatologist can determine if the area represents a swollen lymph node, cyst or other condition. It should be examined and diagnosed by your physician. ...Read more
My partner has sore gland under armpit no swellng and hsnt changed only got it when he started boxing?
Ok: This occurs due to a blocked oil or sweat gland, or possibly a lymph node. Try applying hot compress twice a day. If it gets large, painful or inflamed - may need to be removed surgically. ...Read more
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
Hi I just discovered a very hard lump above my left armpit what should I do about this? Little pain and soreness when I tough it
See your Doctor: This could be several things, you need to be seen by your doctor ang get the lump checked out. ...Read more
Armpit are super sore from deodorants. Am I allergic? I can't wear any deodorant without my armpits getting sore but i'll stink if I don't.
I have developed a painful sore in my armpit yet I have not changed my roll on deodrant what has caused this n what should I do to stop it.?
Sir, I have developed a sore on slightly below armpit. Sore is thick, ring shaped, reddish in colour & paining & not healing from 1 week. Pls help..
Could be a fungus: I think you should see a doctor to evaluate the sore. This is not something we can do without seeing it. Best of luck ...Read more
I have pain medium knot under my armpit n its really sore can barely put my arm down I get them all the time but will not leave for good what are they?
Likely hydradenitis,: An inflammation of the glands in your armpit. Some people are just prone to this (like some people are prone to acne or migraines). They hurt more if they become infected and may require drainage and/or antibiotics. They only way to get rid of them for good is to have them surgically removed. ...Read more
Hidradenitis suppra: Maybe this is not the first time you get it. Sounds like hidradenitis supprativa, which is a form of acne, involving hair follicles, sebaceous glands, and sweat glands. It often enlarges, breaks open and drains pus. Scarring may result. you may need antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medicines and sometimes surgical incision and drainage. Losing weight and wearing loose clothing can help. ...Read more
Left armpit sore wen I press. Slight swelling. Feels soft.7mnths now saw breast surgeon. Did blood u/s & mammogram. All clr. Could it b fat or muscular?
Have it checked out: They should not be sore. You should have these lumps which are likely lymph nodes evaluated. This could be a reflection of an infection. Another cause of lymph node swelling and soreness is lymphoma-a type of cancer of the white blood cells that is localized in the lymph nodes. You should have it evaluated. ...Read more
Hard sore lump under armpit, when I touch it it hurts and my armpit is usually sore, noticed it yesterday?
Some possibilities: Pain in the armpit can be from the skin, the muscles, the lymph nodes, the ribs, etc... The best person to see first is the primary care doctor, who can then refer to a specialist if he is not able to diagnose and solve the problem. A lump can be a cyst, a lymph node, an infected oil gland in the skin, a skin abscess, etc... (so a doctor should take a look). ...Read more
Age 19 why are my breasts sore? Mostly on the outer side near armpit. I've been working out a lot lately. They are tender when I touch or lay on them.
Sore muscles: Breast pain can come from multiple sources. Sometimes this pain may be related to the end of menstrual cycles. If you are doing exercises that stress the muscles of the chest, namely the pectoralis muscles, you may feel pain across the chest that extends into the armpits. With fluid hydration, rest and anti-inflammatory medications, you may be able to find relief from your aches. ...Read more