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Little Ball Under Armpit
My grandma has a little bump under her armpit that is turning black, and under it she has a bump the size of a golf ball what in the heck could that be?
Need biopsy: Bumps in the armpit may represent enlarged lymph glands, cysts and other things. It is necessary to have a physician examine them and possibly get them biopsied for a definitive pathology diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a lump on my armpit it feels like a little ball or marble under the skin. I have had it for months it was small but now bigger and painful.
Small, painless, non noticeable unless felt, pea size bump in my right armpit, very movable feels like a ball under my skin. Could it be cancerous?
Small, painful ball of tissue under my armpit skin ever since I shaved last night, I've been feeling bruise-like pain whenever I touch my right armpit. Then, I compared my left armpit with my right, and I could be overreacting and just feeling a muscle,
Hello,: Hello, the ball might be a swollen lymph node, or an infection of one of the hair follicles. If it doesn't resolve in the next two to three weeks would get it checked. ...Read more
Get it evaluated: There are several possible causes. It could be something as simple as a cyst or more complex issues such as a mass or enlarged lymph node. This issue needs evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more
My grandma has a little bump that is turning black and under it their is a big ball the size of a gold ball under her armpitt?
I have a circle or something that feels like a ball in my arm a little deeper than the skin and I'm in a lot of pain when I move my arm or touch it?
Time to see doctor: You should see a doctor force am. Many possibilities to set appt and get a diagnosis and then a treatment plan ...Read more
I have a vein in my arm that's sticking out and it hurts when pressed its like a little ball in my vein what can ths be?
I have a question regarding that under my skin have come out little round ball, in my arm, leg, etc. Sometime I have pain, I want 2 know what it can b?
While at softball practice I threw a ball and my arm started tingling and hurt a little. Not too long after it began shaking and today it is on and of?
Need to warm up:
If you are not used a particular physical activity, you should warm up with low intensity motion before using full force. You may let your arm rest and it should be okay. You may take an over the counter pain relief.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more
I've had this really small piece of skin next to my arm pit for a long time. Recently it turned into a brownish black ball, like a mole. Any concerns?
Of course: Change in size should be a concern, the same as far is change in color please check it out please. ...Read more
Dx with parkinisons 2 years. Tremors, hemipalegia, dystonia in l foot. No arm swing on left side. Multiple meds with little improvement- suggestios?
COMPLEX: Not so sure this is simple parkinson's, and there may be a different underlying disorder here, especially in a female of your age. The lack of response to l-dopa is especially concerning. Strongly urge you seek a second opinion asap at the nearest medical school neurology clinic and get consultation from a movement disorder specialist. ...Read more
On my left arm, inner part, where the bicep and forearm meet, I have a “little ball” in/next to the main vein. I feel a slight pain when train attimes?
I woke up with a bump on my upper, left arm, its not red, hot or a bite, its a little sore, size of a golf ball. I didn't bang it, what could it be?
See MD: Hard to tell, but it needs to be seen soon by an md. ...Read more
Last 7 days I have had a numbness, burning sensation in my right arm and foot. Also pins & needles. Had it before and went away after a little physio
My son has these white blister/small lumps on his arm. It started spreading to his foot and hands?
Unfortunately it is: Impossible to diagnose rashes over the internet since we cannot see the area involved. You will need to take your son to see a health care professional for evaluation. ...Read more
My daughter covered her legs in sand. She now has small nodule clusters of three on her foot, one on her ankle and arm and In pain what to do?
I have a little dark reddish ball of skin under my right arm pit. Cant tell if its a mole or skin tag. It hurts, is this a sign of it being cancerous?
Can't tell: Lesions can not really be diagnosed over the computer and one would never know for sure what it is without an exam. Generally speaking though, it sounds more like an irritated skin tag. But, as stated, have it looked at by a dr. For a definitive diagnosis, good luck. ...Read more
23 /m my left arm, hand is fealing a little weak also my leg, foot, I also have body twitches, the weaknes comes and goes! Can it be ALS, ideas?
Left sided weakness: And twitching that comes and goes. Not sure what you mean by body twitches. If you wake up weak and the weakness resolves think nocturnal focal seizures. (with Todds paralysis) More information is needed (along with a good neuro exam) and possibly EMG-NCS or other studies) ALS is typically symmetric (arm to opposite arm or leg to leg spread) Fluctuations in weakness obviate a work up for MG. ...Read more
My right arm is numb and tinging and my on the top of my right foot is a small lump which is very sore and 2 weeks ago it had a large bruise.?
For the foot...: You may have had some sort of injury which caused the bruise. If there was some damage to a joint or tendon sheath, this could have led to the formation of a ganglion cyst. This would explain the lump and the pain, but there are many other things that may have happened as well. See a podiatrist for further diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Son has clustered small rash on arm for about 2weeks now, is in the last stages of hand foot mouth disease (blisters have dried) should I worry?
See youy Doc: Obviously this could be a simple problem that may go away on its own, such as a cyst. It also could be something far more serious as a malignant tumor. Get it evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
I have "ball" growing inside my right armpit. I can also feel it as a bump when my armpit is open. Should I be concerned?
Tough: There are a number of possibilities that could cause what you describe, which includes a cyst, lymph node, fatty tissue (benign), etc. The most common causes, however, are not worrisome. The best way to know for sure is to have a doctor do an exam and possibly some imaging depending on their thoughts from examination. Make an appointment to see your primary doctor ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read more
I feel a ball on both of my armpits roughly around a quarter big but only when I lift my hand up they're hard and don't hurt and no other symptoms?
Masses in both axill:
Usually the masses are lymph nodes in the axilla, and are related to:
require to see a Dr, who will do a needle aspiration biopsy for cytology purposes, and to rule out malignancy.
The most common causes of armpit lumps are:
bacterial or viral infections
harmless fat tissue growths (lipomas)
adverse reactions to vaccinations
noncancerous fibrous tissue growth (fibroadenoma)
breast cancer response
cancer of the lymphatic system (lymphoma)
blood cancer in the bone marrow (leukemia)
lupus or SLE (an autoimmune disease that targets your joints and organs) ...Read more
What to do if I have a large boil under my armpit. The size of the boil is like a golf ball. Is it really a boil?
Have had a soft painless lump in my right armpit for several years size of a golf ball a smaller in my left armpit. Neither has changed size?
LymphNode v cyst v?: While it's rare for lymph nodes to stay swollen for a long time, it's not impossible. Typically they're pain if acute. There are many glands & cysts in the axilla which could explain lump. Perhaps a lipoma (painless benign fatty deposit) or ingrown hair (but these are typically painful). No change in size is good. But best to go see your Family Doc for evaluation, testing & treatment as appropriat ...Read more