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Large Lump Under Arm
Quarter size lump on my face in front of the ear that i had removed, it was biopsied and they found cancer. Now 2 weeks later large lump under arm?
I have a large lump under my arm pit that is quite sore. I have had this happen 3 times now under my right arm pit, the lump is hard and the size of a quarter, once it breaks it bleeds with a lot of puss, it tends to heal within two weeks. The last two ep
Hello : Hello i can't diagnose your condition. However, it sounds like it could possibly be hidradenitis suppurativa. It sounds like the issue did not draw a lot of attention from your doctor. Recommend that you seek the assistance of a dermatologist for these lesions. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering what these rock hard lumps under my armpits are? They are rock hard and kind of big this morning one of them broke open and now there is a small hole under my arm it was bleeding a little but i can see the inside of my armpit and I am wond
This : This could be many things including inflamed lymph nodes or hidradenitis suppurativa, a condition where one gets cysts and boils in the armpit, groin, and buttock region. Check out the link below for a picture of this condition. You should see a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a hard lump in my right armpit and it hurts. It grew very large in the past week and I have some mild shooting pain in my arm what is it?
Several Things: You need to see a dr. It could be an enlarged lymph node. It could be an infected sweat or sebaceous gland. The inflammation probably is affecting the nerves going into your arm which pass thru the armpit. It is going to take an examination and some investigation to sort out your problem. ...Read more
I have a rather large lump twords the bottom of my armpit .it is tender to touch when arm is elevated.i was helping a freind move all weekend .
Pulled muscle?: A doctor can check the armpit to see what it might be. If lifting a lot of heavy stuff, and not normally working out with weights, one might have pulled an armpit muscle. There are several muscles forming the armpit with the pectoralis in front and some rotator cuff muscles plus the latissimus in back. It may also be a hematoma in the muscle (blood in the muscle), a huge lymph node, or an abscess. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 year old boy lump in armpit about the size of a large grape. Painful to the touch says it hurts to put his arm down on it. It feels soft and easilly moveable. Should I be worried? Due to the holiday cannot get him into doc until after! He has no other s
I feel a little lump by my bra strap, armpit/breast area... Like top of breast into arm area.. Doctor said no big deal.. Pain if pushed on & w/cycle?
What's his diagnosis: You can have an extension of breast tissue that is shaped like a tail that points up to the armpit. You might have a breast cyst in that area, that changes with your cycle. That area might be hard to image with a mammogram, but an ultrasound might show. Any painful lump should be checked. High caffeine intake can cause more breast cyst pain also. Consider a recheck or a 2nd opinion. ...Read more
Recent history of multiple bilateral pe's, . Now large lump in armpit w/swollen l arm neg doppler on mass. L chest veins visible? What do I do?
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
Lymph nodes: The most common cause of lumps in the armpit is swelling of the lymph nodes or glands that are always there but usually small. They usually grow due to infection such as a virus or a nearby bacterial infection (even in days). The best thing is to talk to the doctor about it. Sometimes the swollen glands are only in one area, and sometimes they are in several areas or "all over". ...Read more