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I Have A Cyst Under My Armpit
Leave it alone: As you have listed hidradenitis suppurativa as one of your medical conditions, I would make an educated guess that the lump you feel is related to that. This condition is known for the growth and presence of many kinds of benign cysts and sometimes abscesses. Sometimes the cysts can get infected and incision and drainage is needed. Otherwise there is no consistent treatment, but no need to worry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
For the past week, i have had swollen nodes under both sides of my jaw as well as diarrhea. I also have a cyst under my right armpit and low back pain?
See your PCP: as soon as possible. This could be a change in your lymph system and needs to be followed up. ...Read more
I have had this cyst under my left armpit. I was recently itching it and it popped under the skin is that bad? It still burns if i touch it.
Have a growth like a cyst under my armpit it is draining but it burst inside of me should I be worried about infection especially because of the joint?
Joint likely OK: If you are concerned about an infected cyst in your axilla, you should see your physician. If it burst inside of you, there must have been some trauma. You should not squeeze an axillary mass. The joint is deep to this area and is not likely to be at risk. ...Read more
Can poking at a cyst and lymphnode in armpit cause them to look scarred on U/S? Does it make it more difficult to identify them as a cyst or lymphnode
Cyst: Yes and yes onboth countsGet a more detailed answer ›
Probably an abscess: It sounds like you have an abscess. That is an infected pocket filled with pus. You can try to apply moist heat. Your doctor may give you antibiotics. If that does not work quickly, you will need to have it surgically drained. Most family docs do that in the office unless they are very large. Call your family doctor now! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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