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I Have A Lump Under My Armpit And It 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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump under my chin near my throat it hurts when i touch it and its grown bigger in three days should I be worried?
Concerned: Swelling under your chin is not normal. And left untreated can put pressure on our tongue and throat, which can cause breathing complications. Please seek medical evaluation at once. ...Read more
Likely infection: Breast pain (mastalgia) is not uncommon; most breast lumps are not cancer, and pain is only rarely associated with cancer. A painful lump may be cyclic with hormonal changes, but these don't radiate into armpit. Milk producing glands connect to nipple surface by lactiferous ductules, which may extend into armpit, as do lymphatics. An infected area may drain both ways into the armpit. ...Read more
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
I have a large grape sized lump inside my left side, under my rib cage. I have to push in to feel it and it hurts when I touch it. Should I be concern?
I have a bump under my skin on my upper neck under my ear it hurts and my ear hurts as well what could it be?
The Big O: Likely an "otitis" or infection of the ear...Either the external canal or possibly behind the eardrum or middle ear. The bump is most likely a small lymph node that is inflamed or swollen secondary to the ear infection. Let your doc take a look and see what's going on in there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: Many causes, you may need doctor's exam first. ...Read more
I have a pain under my left armpit but closer to my left breast, I don't feel a lump but it is a very sharp and painful to touch and have noticed mult?
I have this weird lump under my armpit and it hurts every time I close my arm. Should I be worried?
Need to be seen: and examined, start with your primary doctor, could be a lymph node reacting to an infection in the area, best wishes ...Read more
Lump By Rib: Such lumps have to diagnosed by doing a clinical examination because the consistency and the margins of the lump felt on palpation itself help to diagnose it. Some possibilities are lipoma , large sebaceous cyst, fibroma etc. The pain in the bump indicates that it may be infected. Please check this out with your gp. Further treatment would depend on the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have pain in my left armpit and i feel a tiny lump in my left breast. The lump is painful when i press on it. Could this be breast cancer?
I have a small lump inside my skin on my left side and inch under my rub cage and it hurts a bit when i press on it. What could it be?
Angiolipoma: This is a painful tumor of the skin that can be excised. Go see your dermatologist. ...Read more
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