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Just got hard itchy lumps in my armpits. What to do?

Just got hard itchy lumps in my armpits. What to do?

Armpit lump: Hard lump on armpit is significant finding. Please see hematologist/ oncologist or general surgeon for biopsy to find out the cause. ...Read more

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I keep getting very itchy hard white lumps/spots all over my body. I have them for years, some weeks I dont get any but someimes I get loads?

I keep getting very itchy hard white lumps/spots all over my body. I have them for years, some weeks I dont get any but someimes I get loads?

Hives/Urticaria: Sounds like hives. Most common cause is infection (often very minor in nature) resulting in activation of innate immune/autoimmune pathways in skin that trigger mast cells. Usually, hives resolve and we never know the cause. For other causes: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers can help. If no contraindications, try otc Zyrtec (cetirizine) ...Read more

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I have a cluster of hard white lumps on my heels which can be very very itchy?

I have a cluster of hard white lumps on my heels which can be very very itchy?

Itchy Heels: It would be an unusual presentation of athlete's foot, but possible. The itchy part is typically athlete's foot. The hard white lumps are not. Perhaps you can send a photo of what is looks like. You can also buy some topical anti-fungal cream and apply twice daily for 2 weeks. If the problem goes away, you will have the made the diagnosis. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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I have reoccurring hard, painful lumps under my skin on a few fingers and toes for the last year. They are not itchy and about 0.5-1 CM in diameter. ?

I have reoccurring hard, painful lumps under my skin on a few fingers and toes for the last year.  They are not itchy and about 0.5-1 CM in diameter. ?

It could just be: scar or fibrous tissue, cyst,viral infection etc. Your primary Dr or Dermatologist can give you a definitive diagnosis. Best wishes! http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/cysts-lumps-bumps ...Read more

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Swollen and itchy vagina with hard lumps, what's wrong?

Swollen and itchy vagina with hard lumps, what's wrong?

Infection?: Swelling and itchiness can be signs of candida infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Dermatographic urticaria for over a year, 3 hard immobile lumps under skin, very itchy skin. What could this be ? I am 23 and cancer is in my family.

Dermatographic urticaria for over a year, 3 hard immobile lumps under skin,  very itchy skin. What could this be ? I am 23 and cancer is in my family.

A few things: The most common causes of "lumps under the skin" (mobile or nonmobile) are lipomas (growth of fatty tissue) or cysts, which are both benign but can cause problems if they continue to grow. I don't think the itchy skin is related. There are various other growths/tumors that can present like this. I recommend having it evaluated by a dermatologist to determine if these should be excised. ...Read more

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Hard lumps on vagina lips, red swollen and itchy all over, what is wrong?

Hard lumps on vagina lips, red swollen and itchy all over, what is wrong?

? Infection/allergy: to under or anything applied to the area or infection in that area, also could be a reaction to an an antibiotic or a drug you are on, please see your doctor ...Read more