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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sore lump under my left armpit. It wont go away, wont come to a head. Please help. Tried antibacterial soaps, tea tree oil etc....
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
I have a large hard lump under my armpit very sore and red hurts to lift it has got bigger in couple days now worried what is it?
I have had a small lump under my armpit for 6 years now. It tends to get sore around the time of my period, however has never changed shape. ?
I had a lump under my armpit looked at by a doctor and the test said that it was a fibrous lump but lately it has been getting sore is that normal?
Fibrous lump: These should not be painful unless they get infected or start increasing in size or start pressing on other tissue in the area.. You should see the same doctor again. ...Read more