Top
10
Doctor insights on: I Have Knots Under My Arm That Are Very Painful And Turning Black

Share
1

1
I have knots under my arm that are very painful and turning black?

I have knots under my arm that are very painful and turning black?

Run...: This can be caused by several things. The best option is to immediately see a doctor. ...Read more

2

2
Have a black patch under my arm that's very itchy and sometimes painful. What are some ways i can get rid of this at home?

Have a black patch under my arm that's very itchy and sometimes painful. What are some ways i can get rid of this at home?

Black patch: Black patch is not a medical diagnoses, just the description of a sign. Please see your physician for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

3

3
I have a painful, immovable knot under the skin in between my bra strap an arm pit. It hurts also when I move my arm. Should I get it checked?

Painful lump bra: hello- yes and mostly because it is causing pain. It could be a benign sebaceous cyst or a lipoma or a lymph node. But its causing pain so and excision biopsy is appropriate. Or see your doc to tell you what it is. thanks ...Read more

4

4
Huge lump/ knot under my arm very painful! What should I do!?

Huge lump/ knot under my arm very painful!
What should I do!?

Infected Cyst: you likely have an infected cyst in your axilla. It needs to be evaluated today for definitive treatment and antibiotics. If you can not get into your doctor you should go to an Urgent Care or ER. ...Read more

5

5
Just above elbow inside arm feels like a knot about the size of a big gumball. Slightly painful...More pain when pressed. What could it be?

Just above elbow inside arm feels like a knot about the size of a big gumball. Slightly painful...More pain when pressed.  What could it be?

Lipoma: Most likely is lipoma, a benign hardening and growth of fat tissue. Can't tell for sure without exam. A ruptured muscle can also leave a lump but that would be very painful at least when it first happened. Also that would more often be in the biceps. Sometimes a small blood clot in a vein can leave a lump. Have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

6

6
I keep getting painful itchy knot under my arm after I use my deodorant I have switched numerous deodorants and still have the same problem?

I keep getting painful itchy knot under my arm after I use my deodorant I have switched numerous deodorants and still have the same problem?

Hydradenitis: You may have an inflammatory condition called hydradenitis suppurativa which begins in the hair follicles and can result in locally swollen lymph glands and in complex abscess formation. It also tends to run in families. Do get checked - for this, and for other possible causes. Hope that helps. ...Read more

7

7
Hi, I have had a pain in my shoulder for 3 months, feels as if something is under my shoulder blade eg a knot Painful to move my arm too, help?

Hi, 
I have had a pain in my shoulder for 3 months, feels as if something is under my shoulder blade eg a knot 
Painful to move my arm too, help?

Physical exam : You need a full physical exam by an orthopedic surgeon. You may have some bursitis but you definitely should get a full exam and rest the affected arm, use an ice pack you can lie on it, NSAIDs. Your MD will examine you for other possible conditions and advise you. Good luck. ...Read more