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Now I have a lump in my armpit?

Now I have a lump in my armpit?

See your physician: If the lump is just beneath the surface of the skin it may be a cyst. If tender it may be an abscess. You may also be feeling a swollen lymph node. If concerned best to have your physician examen it for peace of mind to be sure nothing serious. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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I have a small hard lump in my forearm?

Does it hurt?: If it hurts it could be a blocked hair follicle. If its non tender it could be a lipoma (fatty tissue) if its near the wrist it could be a ganglion cyst. We would need more information and a picture would help too. ...Read more

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I have a very painful lump in my armpit?

I have a very painful lump in my armpit?

Cyst?: There are few possibilties. See a dermatologist to examine you and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my under arm that really hurts?

I have a lump in my under arm that really hurts?

Cyst or infection: Many reasons to develop painful lumps in underarm or axilla. Swollen lymph nodes may or may not be painful. Ingrown hairs can be uncomfortable. Cysts are usually non-tender but if large enough or infected, can be quite painful. Hidradenitis suppurativa is an extreme case of oil glands gone bad. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818 for more info on this topic. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my right axilla?

I have a painful lump on my right axilla?

Swollen lymph node: The axillary region is a "collection station" for white blood cells and other abnormal cells pegged for destruction by the lymphatic system.It could be as simple as having cut yourself under the arm while shaving, an infection, or something more serious. See a md please. ...Read more

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I have a sore lump under my armpit?

I have a sore lump under my armpit?

Lymph node: More than likely you have an acute infection somewhere on the upper extremity that is seeding a lymph node in your arm pit. The lymph node filters the bacteria, virus or fungus and then reacts as "killer cells" come to attack the agent. The lymph node responds by growing, producing more cells, and can get tender due to the agents and chemicals released. You may need antibiotics or see pcp. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my neck?

I have a hard lump on my neck?

Be seen: Lumps and bumps in the head and neck need to be evaluated as the possibilities are many. Your primary md is a good place to start or go straight to an ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump in my armpit what should I do?

I have a painful lump in my armpit what should I do?

Arm pit lump: Most likely would be an inflammed sweat gland. Probably its infected. For treatment: use a topical antibiotic and do not use anti-perspirant type deoderants. Often these come after shaving the axilla (arm-pit), so wait til it is healed. You may need an oral antibiotic if a topical does not work. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my groin. What should I do?

I have a hard lump in my groin. What should I do?

See below: Lymph node or hernia possible. Have a physical examination with a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a painless knot in my groin?

I have a painless knot in my groin?

Check it out: Check it out, it could be a simple hernia, or a muscle strain, or a lymph node from a cut foot or leg, but sometimes it can be a condition a lot more serious. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my right nipple?

I have a lump under my right nipple?

Get checked: it is tender ask for antbx if not see also md for possible bx to r/o cancer ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my groin/thigh area should I be concerned

Yes but...: You can't know what it is until you get checked. May just be inflammation, but more serious things can be present as well. Check with your pcp or a surgeon for a checkup. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a rubbery lump under my skin below my breast and armpit. What could this be?

I have a rubbery lump under my skin below my breast and armpit. What could this be?

Lipoma: This could be a lipoma..but you should have it evaluated by your GP or dermatologist to conform this. Its a benign fat tumor. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my arm?

I have a lump under my arm?

Hidradenitis: This could be a condition called hidradenitis if it looks like an abscess or infection. Another possible cause could be a lymph node. Any lumps that may be abnormally enlarged lymph nodes should always be evaluated. Hidradenitis may be treated with conservative care such as antibiotics, but may also require surgical incision. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my skin near my bum that's the size of a pea. Should i be worried?

I have a lump under my skin near my bum that's the size of a pea. Should i be worried?

Most likely...: No. First thing that comes to mind would be a simple skin cyst. These are very common. Sometimes they can get infected and become larger and painful. So might be worth getting it checked out at next doctor's appointment. ...Read more

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I have a small knot under my armpits and it doent hurt?

Might be a node: A small painless lump in your armpit may be just a lymph node. Unless you're getting more of them there or other places, it's growing, or having other symptoms (rashes, fevers, sweats, etc), i wouldn't worry too much. If it doesn't go away over the next couple of weeks, you could have someone check just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump in my lower armpit. What could it be?

I have a painful lump in my lower armpit. What could it be?

Infection: You have the odor producing glands in that area and these can become infected by skin germs. Localized moist heat may help the body self heal, but occasionally these need to be drained or treated with an antibiotic.You also have lymph nodes in that location that handle issues for arm & shoulder.These can also become swollen & self heal but occasionally need treatment. ...Read more

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I have a hard painful (when pressed) large pea sized lump under my left jaw bone under my ear, what could this be?

I have a hard painful (when pressed)  large pea sized lump under my left jaw bone under my ear, what could this be?

Swollen lymph gland: This is likely a swollen lymph gland. It should go away in a week or two. If it does not, see an physician. ...Read more