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My sister is 14 years old and she said it's a bump under her armpit that hurt really bad and she said she notice the bump yesterday?

My sister is 14 years old and she said it's a bump under her armpit that hurt really bad and she said she notice the bump yesterday?

Infected cyst: it could be a lymph node,on infected cyst,either oil cyst,ot sweating gland cyst. either way she needs to see a doctor,she might need antibiotic,and possible drainage. so please take het to her doctor,or urgent care facility. ...Read more

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I recently noticed large bumps under my nipples and armpits that hurt....I also have what appears to be bug bites all over me. Should i be worried?

I recently noticed large bumps under my nipples and armpits that hurt....I also have what appears to be bug bites all over me. Should i be worried?

Infection?: No need to worry, but a physician should be able to determine if these painful bumps or nodules are from an infection. If so, they would improve with antibiotics. Other causes could be insect bites. Either way, an evaluation will point you in the right direction for treatment and put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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Feel small bump under left armpit. When i touch it it hurts. What could this be.

Feel small bump under left armpit.  When i touch it it hurts. What could this be.

Hidratenitis: Most likely you have a condition which is called hidratenitis. This usually resolves on its own, though some recommend discontinuing your antiperspirant to avoid further worsening of the symptoms. In some instances, it is severe enough to warrant antibiotic therapy, so i would recommend an evaluation with your physician if the symptoms do not resolve in a few days. ...Read more

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Recently felt a little bump in armpit, a little bit hurt when pressed, no excretion or anything. What could that be?

Recently felt a little bump in armpit, a little bit hurt when pressed, no excretion or anything. What could that be?

Probably benign: Small infections and cysts of the skin under the armpit are common and not a cause for alarm. However if it keeps growing or is deeper than the skin (does it move when you move the skin?) it may represent a lymph node, and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting huge bumps under my armpit that are like boils. They hurt really bad.

Why do I keep getting huge bumps under my armpit that are like boils. They hurt really bad.

Folliculitis: Could be infected hair follicles. I would be concerned about lymph nodes too. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on m armpit. It's hurts, and may be a bug bite. What can I do to treat this asap?

I have a red bump on m armpit. It's hurts, and may be a bug bite. What can I do to treat this asap?

It MIGHT be...: Turning into an abscess, which will need to be drained in order to clear it up. Better see a doctor just in case. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a small bump in my armpit. No it doesn't hurt. It is red and it is like a small bump. I got it after shaving my armipt. Thank you.

I'm Guessing: The best way to be sure would be to see and feel this lump, but, it sounds like you scratched the skin open and you have either an inflamed lymph node or possibly an infected skin sweat gland. If this continues to bother you for more than 5-7 days, please see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more