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Hard lump under the arm (armpit) very painful, difficult to move my arm up and down. no insurance i need help. ?

Hard lump under the arm (armpit) very painful, difficult to move my arm up and down. no insurance i need help. ?

You need : To be seen like at a clinic even at a Walgreens or other drugstore where antibiotics can be prescribed. It is possible you have an abscess that need drainage. For now buy Domeboro and dissolve a packet on water and apply soaks to your armpit for 15 minutes 3 times a day. Along with antibiotics may save you from needing drainage.Best ...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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A few weeks ago i noticed a pea sized hard lump under my arm. No pain, no redness, no visual sign of anything. Should i get my physician to check it ?

A few weeks ago i noticed a pea sized hard lump under my arm. No pain, no redness, no visual sign of anything. Should i get my physician to check it ?

Yes: Unsure of where specifically you are speaking of, but it could be a lymph node and unsure if you are male or female as I do not see it above, but axillary lymph node swelling needs to be checked. It may be absolutely nothing to worry about, and most likely is, but it would be best to rule out scary things first. Is it in your armpit? Any breast masses? If so, get it checked sooner than later. ...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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Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Hard lump under skin on arm cancer?

Lump: A hard lump felt under the skin may be caused by a number of conditions including but not limited to epidermal inclusion cyst , lipoma , dermatofibroma, or cancerous growth. See a dermatologist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I was wondering what these rock hard lumps under my armpits are? They are rock hard and kind of big this morning one of them broke open and now there is a small hole under my arm it was bleeding a little but i can see the inside of my armpit and I am wond

This : This could be many things including inflamed lymph nodes or hidradenitis suppurativa, a condition where one gets cysts and boils in the armpit, groin, and buttock region. Check out the link below for a picture of this condition. You should see a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my right armpit and it hurts. It grew very large in the past week and I have some mild shooting pain in my arm what is it?

Several Things: You need to see a dr. It could be an enlarged lymph node. It could be an infected sweat or sebaceous gland. The inflammation probably is affecting the nerves going into your arm which pass thru the armpit. It is going to take an examination and some investigation to sort out your problem. ...Read more

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22 yr old female. Painful lump in right under arm with what looks like a hard vein connected to it pain radiates into elbow when stretching arm?

22 yr old female. Painful lump in right under arm with what looks like a hard vein connected to it pain radiates into elbow when stretching arm?

PCP: Please visit a doctor in person and get this checked out, lumps and nodes need to be examined to assess their attachments and affects, if bad they need to be addressed, if benign they can be left alone And followed up. ...Read more

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Dr & I feel hard lump on side of breast under arm, mamm and U.S. Show nothing. My moms mom at my age had same kind lump was cancer, could it be same ?

Dr & I feel hard lump on side of breast under arm, mamm and U.S. Show nothing. My moms mom at my age had same kind lump was cancer, could it be same ?

Radioloically occult: Most breast cancers that are large enough to feel should be visible at mammography and/or ultrasound.There are several conditions that can cause lumps that are non-cancerous, such as fibrocystic condition, lipoma, prominent fat lobules, etc. Rarely, breast cancer can remain undetected by mammography and ultrasound.If you're still concerned, consider Breast MRI, second opinion or possibly biopsy. ...Read more

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I have hard, painful lumps under my skin in the armpit. What should we do?

I have hard, painful lumps under my skin in the armpit. What should we do?

Possible Infection: If you are shaving your underarm hair, it is possible that folliculitis has developed. Reusing a shaving blade that is stored in the shower increases this likelihood. Consult with a physician for the accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Have a small hard lump in my right armpit, I am well but lump is irritating what could be wrong?

Have a small hard lump in my right armpit, I am well but lump is irritating what could be wrong?

Several posibilities: Could be a lymph node, an inflamed hair follicle, a mole, several other possibilities. Get it checked, especially if it doesn't go away in the next few days, becomes more swollen or painful, or you develop a fever. ...Read more

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I have little little hard lumps in whole armpit and there is no pus and no pain in the lumps? And its from 3 years

I have little little hard lumps in whole armpit and there is no pus and no pain in the lumps? And its from 3 years

Hard bumps: You may have tiny cysts called milium. See a dermatologist for a diagnosis and discuss how they can be removed if they bother you. ...Read more

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I have this lump under my armpit that hurts to the touch , a little hard and has been there now for 2 days . What can it be?

Node or abscess: Could be a node or infection. Try using some warm moist packs to the area 3 times per day for 15 min each time. If it disappears it was from an infection somewhere on the arm. If it does not get smaller, or hurts more, then it is time to see your DR ...Read more

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I have had a hard painless lump under my armpit for about 8 months. I just noticed that it has gotten slightly larger. Should I be concerned?

Yes, see your doctor: This sounds like it is a lymph node. Its painless swelling can be caused by several things, including infections like mono or HIV, or cancers like leukemia or breast cancer. You should get in to see your doctor to have it checked out ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a small hard, not painful lump in my right armpit. It has been there for a few years and occasionally gets painful for a few days. Answers?

Sebacious Cyst: Sebacious cysts can behave like this. Seek evaluation when it is in painful state. A condition called hidradenitis supporative can exist in the arm pits. It is sometimes exacerbated by the use of antiperspirants. The powdery character of these clogs ducts in the arm pit, and inflammation and infection can ensue. Warm moist compresses can sometimes help, as well as sticking to deodorants alone. ...Read more