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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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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 big bump under my armpit?

I have a big bump under my armpit?

Needs to be seen: In your armpit, its commonly a local skin abcess(infection). Or it could be a lymph node. Either of things should be evaluated. ...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 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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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

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

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 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 painless lump under my jaw! help?

I have a painless lump under my jaw! help?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for your lump. Having a lump is not normal. See a dermatologist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a small lump under my tongue?

Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is. ...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 lump under my chin near my neck what is it?

I have a lump under my chin near my neck what is it?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump under your chin, so i would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swollen lymph nodes, benign skin cysts, salivary gland swelling, congenital cysts, or rare tumors. Factors such as location, size, and duration make some of these more or less likely. ...Read more

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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 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 small bump under my touge?

I have a small bump under my touge?

See a dentist: Any abnormal findings in your mouth should be evaluated by your dentist. The small bump could be a cyst or extended salivay gland; however, it also could be some kind of tumor. You should see a denist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a big lump under my left armpit after delivering a baby?

I have a big lump under my left armpit after delivering a baby?

Breast tissue/glnd : In that location the most common lump would be an enlarged lymph gland. One rare possibility would be stray breast tissue. If you draw a semicircle from the armpit thru the nl breast location along the mid belly to the groin on the same side, you have the line where accessory nipples(usually duds) may be found. I had one mom that had an accessory breast tissue in both pits arise after delivery. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a lump under my right arm..?

See your doc: There is no way to determine what this lump is, other than to see your physician to have it evaluated. It could be nothing, or it could be something more serious. ...Read more

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I feel a lump under my left breast on my ribs. Should I be concerned?

I feel a lump under my left breast on my ribs. Should I be concerned?

Need to be checked: Though it may not feel like it is in your breast, you need to get it checked. It could a calcium deposit on the rib, a breast lump that has attached itself to muscle, a healing fracture, etc. I would start by seeing your gynecologist. ...Read more

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