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Hard painless lump in arm pit had for 2 1/2 weeks is this serious?

Hard painless lump in arm pit had for 2 1/2 weeks is this serious?

It might be: The armpit is the location of normal lymph nodes, and they become more noticeable when they are enlarged associated with infection or tumor. If you have had an infection nearby, this could explain it. However, the safest thing to do is see your doctor right away for a thorough examination. Then whether a biopsy is needed will be determined. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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I have a lump that's under my arm pit its hard and hurts? What can it be

I have a lump that's under my arm pit its hard and hurts? What can it be

Abscess?: There are a few thoughts. First of all how long have you had this? Change in size? Well could be a collection of infection or an abscess. Could be a simple cyst. Apply some heat may help and avoid deodorants and shaving. See if the heat helps ...Read more

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I have a big lump under my arm pit an it's been there for three days its rick hard an it hurts what could this be?

I have a big lump under my arm pit an it's been there for three days its rick hard an it hurts what could this be?

Lumpy pit: Could be an access which we see in clinic all the time. Your doctor will know how to deal with this. Could be an inflamed lymph node which is usually from your body fighting some infection, but needs to be followed closely to ensure it goes away. Put hot compresses on it tonight and let your doctor see you in the morning please. ...Read more

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I have found a small lump on the side of my breast, next to my arm pit. It is very soft and I can't feel it if I press hard. What could it be?

Have it evaluated: It does not matter what some doctor tells you on an internet site. It may just be a cyst but it must be evaluated, even at age 24. See an appropriate doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my arm pit, been there now since may, not red and it's not sore. I have touched it and it solid / hard. Should I be worried?

I have a lump under my arm pit, been there now since may, not red and it's not sore. I have touched it and it solid / hard. Should I be worried?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. However, you may wish to watch and wait. You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, you should see a doctor.
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I have a large lump under my arm pit that is quite sore. I have had this happen 3 times now under my right arm pit, the lump is hard and the size of a quarter, once it breaks it bleeds with a lot of pusses, it tends to heal within two weeks. The last two ep

I have a large lump under my arm pit that is quite sore. I have had this happen 3 times now under my right arm pit, the lump is hard and the size of a quarter, once it breaks it bleeds with a lot of pusses, it tends to heal within two weeks. The last two ep

Hello : Hello I can't diagnose your condition. However, it sounds like it could be hidradenitis suppurativa. It sounds like the issue did not draw a lot of attention from your doctor. Recommend that you seek the assistance of a dermatologist for these lesions. Take care. ...Read more

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25 year old son has painful lump in arm pit that change in size and goes away and comes back?

25 year old son has painful lump in arm pit that change in size and goes away and comes back?

Infection?: Possible infection, but more details would be helpful: size? Frequency of change? Other medical conditions? Appearance? Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Lump under each arm pit. Is it anything to worry about?

Lump under each arm pit. Is it anything to worry about?

Depends: It depends on the size & how long they have been there. There are lymph nodes in your arm pits that can swell if you have an infection. Nodes may be swollen even if you do not feel any symptoms because your immune system is fighting the infection without you realizing it. Swollen nodes are usually tender. If hard/painless or are concerned see your dr because it could be something more serious. ...Read more

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What dose it mean for a guy to have a lump under your arm pit?

What dose it mean for a guy to have a lump under your arm pit?

See a doctor: The lump could be a lymph node, an infection, a cyst or some other growth. Go see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am 24+ male. I have a very painful lump under my arm pit. Please help me.?

I am 24+ male. I have a very painful lump under my arm pit. Please help me.?

Lymphadenopathy: This is probably infection and you need to be seen and evaluated professionally. Good luck. ...Read more

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He is 11 years old. My son has got a small hard lump under his arm. What is it?

He is 11 years old. My son has got a small hard lump under his arm. What is it?

Lymph node: A hard lump under the arm is most likely an enlarged lymph node, there so many causes for enlarged lymph nodes most common is infections, local or systemic, but if it is only one gland it is usually due to local infection, you need to take him to his pediatrician to check him, make proper diagnosis & R/O other causes for this lump. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lump near arm pit about two inches in diametre, can be felt but not seen, no pain?

Lump near arm pit about two inches in diametre, can be felt but not seen, no pain?

2 inches is large.: A golf ball or your eyeball are both smaller than 2 inches. A lump the size of a small plum need to be evaluated. Since it doesn't hurt it probably is not infected so this isn't an emergency but I would have a doctor examine it next week. ...Read more

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Have two lumps in my arm pit that hurt?

Have two lumps in my arm pit that hurt?

Maybe infected: Lumps in the armpit skin of a teen or adult can be due to ingrown hairs or blocked oil (sebaceous) glands. Occasionally, they are blocked pores, filling up with dead skin cells. If the lumps hurt, they may be infected... And would need antibiotics or need to be cut open by a doctor, depending on how they look. Lumps deeper in the armpit may be enlarged lymph nodes, which can be infection or cancer. ...Read more

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Hard lump on my shoulder and its very painful when I lift my arm or try picking my kids up?

Hard lump on my shoulder and its very painful when I lift my arm or try picking my kids up?

Shoulder lump: Shoulder lump- need to be more specific in determining how lump is interfering with range of motion. Important to followup with an exam by a physician. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned about a lump that appears overnight in my right arm pit? 60 year old male.

Should i be concerned about a lump that appears overnight in my right arm pit? 60 year old male.

A : A lump in the arm pit (axilla) that presents suddenly, may be a cyst, abscess (infection) enlarged lymph node, or even a tumor. You have to consider the fact that it may have been small and went unnoticed until recently. There are many questions that would give a clue as to what it is. Does it hurt? Is it red? Have you had fever? Recent weight loss?
I suggest you go in to see your doctor for an evaluation. A more detailed history and physical will be done in order to make a diagnosis and start any treatment necesarry.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have got a painful small lump under my left arm pit, what could this be? Only noticed it today.

I have got a painful small lump under my left arm pit, what could this be? Only noticed it today.

Lymph node/abscess: It needs to be checked. It may be a swollen lymph node due to infection or an abscess like a boil or a cyst ...Read more

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I have a semi hard lump in my right arm. It doesn't cause me pain. I'm just concerned about it.?

Lump: I understand your concern. Unfortunately, without seeing it. Considerations may be a cyst, lymph node (less likely) or malignancy (less likely) especially if it's been stable and if it is smooth, mobile, etc. ...Read more

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Nobody amswered my question from yesterday, I've found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts anyone know what it is?

Axillary "lump": Small axillary "lumps" are common in the young and mostly transient. When painful and red, could be due to a localized infection which some call a boil. In-grown hair and clogged pores may due this. Tender lymph nodes and other skin condition are possible. If persistent, worsening, associated with other symptoms, a doctor visit is needed. ...Read more

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Painless movable lump under the upper arm pit that shrinks sometimes and then swell sometimes noticed about 4 months ago?

Painless movable lump under the upper arm pit that shrinks sometimes and then swell sometimes noticed about 4 months ago?

Armpit lump: Hello ~ this is most likely a small lymph node in the arm-pit and you have a low grade infection in the axilla (aka hidradenitis). If you shave the hair in your armpit, stop for a good 2 -3 weeks to allow infection to heal and if it gets worse go and see a Dr to get some antibiotics.thanks ...Read more

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I am 19 and have a painless hard moveable lump under my arm. I noticed it about a month ago and it is still there. What could it be?

I am 19 and have a painless hard moveable lump under my arm. I noticed it about a month ago and it is still there. What could it be?

See MD: Hard lumps can be many things including cysts, lymph nodes and/or tumors. It is important to have it checked by a Physician to see if it needs to be removed. ...Read more

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I have got a very painful small lump under left arm pit, and am very scared it is something serious. Please help! It came up yesterday.

I have got a very painful small lump under left arm pit, and am very scared it is something serious. Please help! It came up yesterday.

Not cancer: When cancer spreads to a lymph node the node SLOWLY grows larger (it won't suddenly appear) and is not tender or painful. Your lump is a small boil (infected hair follicle). This is a skin abscess(collection of pus) caused by Staph aureus usually. Warm soaks may bring it to a head so it drains. If it continues to enlarge see a
physician because MRSA is a possibility, which can get worse. ...Read more

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I have a random lump inside my arm about a centimeter in length. It's right below the antecubital and to the right and is hard. Doesn't really hurt?

Lymph gland: Most likely this is a lymph gland which is part of the immune system that gets bigger when there is infection to produce antibodies.
Generally speaking you might require a course of antibiotics and blood test. Then possibly a biopsy to find out what that is if is still persist.
Research find that the chance for this to be nutsy is extremely rare you will need to see your doctor to discuss that ...Read more

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My arm hurts really badly. It generally hurts worse after a wake up. It has a small hard roundish lump in the crook of my arm. The pain shoots up?

Exam needed: Having a lump on a body part is best examined in person. It can be several entities including a fatty collection, oil gland, nerve or muscle lesion. The Best advice is to see your doctor for a complete history and exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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My husband found a lump under his arm. It was removed. It was painless and hard. Path report was sent for a 2nd opinion. Stressing, what could itbe?

I think it would do: You more harm than good if doctors who don't know your husband's history start guessing what the path report will say. I know it is frightening to be in this position, but the best thing to do is wait it out for the final path report. Take care. ...Read more