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I Have A Lump In My Armpit
See a Dr!: One has to differentiate between a possible enlarged lymph node reacting to some inflammation in the hand or upper limb. However, i bet it is what is called hidradenitis, an inflammation of the sweat gland or sabaceous gland. See your dr. To sort things outm why suffer. I suspect anti perspirants may play a role . Ask a dermatologist is this is correct. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a lump in my armpit. It comes and goes a lot. Feels like a rock. No hair grows around it. What do I have?
Rock in armpit: This requires a physician to examine you to determine if this is a problem for you. Can do this online. ...Read more
I have a lump in my armpit, it doesn't hurt and it doesn't seem to be going away, i've had it two months. Should i go to the doctors about this?
Yes: Could be an enlarged lymph node, fatty lump or an obstructed sebaceous gland. Best to have it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
I have a lump in my armpit it's painless an its been there for a few months. I think it could be cancer.
I bet it's not: If it starts growing or gets stuck to your nearby structures, get it seen. Otherwise, it's probably just the axillary lymph node that many of us have, especially if at some time you had an infection or contact dermatitis on that extremity and it got a little bit scarred up. Glad you're a good observer of your body. ...Read more
I have a lump in my armpit that has been there for months. I have a small lump on my forearm. & I have a dark mole that causes pain when pressure's ++?
See your doctor.: It is concerning to think of a lymph node either a reactive one or a spread and i can't tell you as i can't examine you. It is best to see you doctor so a work up can be done for any cause of lump, lymph node or whatever. Peace of mind is utmost. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a lump in my armpit, what sort of doctor should I visit, should I go to dermatologist to check what is this lump?
The week or 2 before my period starts i get very lumpy breasts but this month I have a lump in my armpit...Is that normal? I recently had a mammogram (2 months ago) but not sure if a mammo checks the armpit area...Please advise.
Likely breast tissue: It is very common for breast tissue to extend into the underarm. The premenstrual swelling is very common. Unfortunately mammograms do not pick up underarm lesions well. If you can feel a mass u should see your doctor. She or he can reassure you that it is normal or otherwise. ...Read more
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