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I Have A Knot In My Armpit
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: Possible cause of your pain may include inflamed lymph node, sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have pain medium knot under my armpit n its really sore can barely put my arm down i get them all the time but will not leave for good what are they?
Likely hydradenitis,: an inflammation of the glands in your armpit. Some people are just prone to this (like some people are prone to acne or migraines). They hurt more if they become infected and may require drainage and/or antibiotics. They only way to get rid of them for good is to have them surgically removed. ...Read more
I have this bumb or maybe knot in my armpit and it feels kinda attached to the skin it moves with the skin i just noticed i its about the size of a pea kinda hard
Without : Without examining you, it's difficult to say exactly what it is. There are many common things that a pea-sized lump in the armpit skin could be such as: - lymph node - ingrown hair - sebaceous cyst - abscess or boil (infection) - lipoma or uncommon things such as: - nodular fibromatosis or more concerning things such as: - tuberculosis - lymphoma - breast cancer - other metastatic cancer if it is painful, enlarging, or if you are suddenly noticing more, call your doctor right away. Otherwise, call your doctor during office hours and make an appointment. They may be able to tell whether it is concerning and needs to be looked into, or if it's nothing to worry about. ...Read more
I have had a small painful knot under my armpit on and off for a week. Now I am having a sharp pain in my nipple which has been hard for 2 daystraigh.?
Mastitis: At your age and it only two days of having symptoms, which are describing is some sort of inflammatory process. If we tie the two together, then some sort of inflammation or infection in the breast tissue with secondary changes in the lymph glands in your armpit makes some sense. In almost every case, your body will be able to manage this on its own. If this doesn't resolve quickly see your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a hard nickel size knot under my armpit. I have had it for a while and it tends to come very inflamed around my period and small when not.
Knot under arm: It sounds like a cyst. You need to see a dermatologist if it bothers you. ...Read more
Found knots in one of my armpits and it not painful but they really itch. What do you think it is?
Hidradenitis possibl: From your desciption hidraadenitis is a possibility. Raised cystic lesion in the armpits which can be inflammed and even itchy. Cream and antibiotics can help temporarily. However once diagnosis is confirmed by physician minor surgery may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pea size knot in the center of my armpit. It's painful when touched. What could this be?
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