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Bump under arm pit hello i, m a 47 yr old hispanic male. About 3 or 4 yrs ago i used to do ALT of push ups and i developed a little bump under my arm pit it never bothered me so i just thought i pulled a muscle so i never had it checked ... The other hel

Bump under arm pit hello i, m a 47 yr old hispanic male.  About 3 or 4 yrs ago i used to do ALT of push ups and i developed a little bump under my arm pit it never bothered me so i just thought i pulled a muscle so i never had it checked ... The other hel

A : A lump under your arm pit definitely warrants investigation. It could be something as simple as a cyst (fluid filled lesion), swollen lymph node, abscess(infection) or a lipoma (fat filled lesion). More concerning would be a tumor that could possibly be malignant (cancerous). The bottom line is to have an examination by a medical professional. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have these bumps under my arm pit and they hurt, some of the bumps are on the out side of my skin and some are under my skin. What are they?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. These could be cysts or one of the painful tumors or apocrine acne. ...Read more

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I have several bumps under my arm pit and they are swelling and red they hurt really bad should I go to the er?

I have several bumps under my arm pit and they are swelling and red they hurt really bad should I go to the er?

Call your doc today: I would call your doc first for eval and treatment--possible need of incision/drainage which can be done in office with ease. This problem can be quite painful, but not really needing an er visit. So, i suggest calling your doc rather than heading to er (a very expensive visit)...You may end up waiting in er many hours just to be given some antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was recently ip for uti. I have pain and possible cystlike bump under right arm pit. Weight gain. Sweating. Fatique. Moody. Concerned about breast?

I was recently ip for uti. I have pain and possible cystlike bump under right arm pit. Weight gain. Sweating. Fatique. Moody.  Concerned about breast?

No: It will be a hair follicle/sebaceous gland infection in axilla, which is more common.It will espond to antibiotic. If older, FHx breast cancer....things will be different. Sweating, fatigue ,moody....can relate to PCOS. ...Read more

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I have a bump under my left arm pit. It's the size of a cherry. It's sore to touch. There's no rash.?

I have a bump under my left arm pit. It's the size of a cherry. It's sore to touch. There's no rash.?

Inflammed cyst: Typically a tender bump under the armpit is a cyst or oil gland that has become inflammed by rupture. Other considerations are inflammed or abnormal lymph nodes see your doctor if it persists or worsens. ...Read more

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What are the bumps I have under my arm pits? They also sting and feel like a sharp pain from time to time....

What are the bumps I have under my arm pits? They also sting and feel like a sharp pain from time to time....

Needs evaluation.: There are sweat glands in the axillae (armpits). They can become infected or inflamed. One could also have enlarged lymph nodes there from an infection or from cancer. Whatever the cause, it merits a careful exam by your doctor. ...Read more