Top
10
Doctor insights on: Little Lump Under Armpit

Share
1

1
Little sore lump under armpit?

Little sore lump under armpit?

Hidradenitis suppra: Maybe this is not the first time you get it. Sounds like hidradenitis supprativa, which is a form of acne, involving hair follicles, sebaceous glands, and sweat glands. It often enlarges, breaks open and drains pus. Scarring may result. you may need antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medicines and sometimes surgical incision and drainage. Losing weight and wearing loose clothing can help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


2

2
My fiancé has a little lump under his armpit & he said it hurts when you touch it & when his arm is up by his head. What is it ? Could it be cancer ?

My fiancé has a little lump under his armpit & he said it hurts when you touch it & when his arm is up by his head. What is it ? Could it be cancer ?

Could be infection: it could be infection either on the root of the hair, or sweat glands, or other inflammation. he may want to go to see his doctor to get it checked. ...Read more

3

3
Small lump under left armpit and hurts?

Small lump under left armpit and hurts?

Cannot say: without an exam AND Hidrantiva is quite common. so are lymph nodes Hidrantiva will certainly need antibiotics if not mild outpatient surgical drainage. It's going to have to be looked at. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What is this small lump under my armpit?

Lymph node/ cyst?: It could be an enlarged lymph node or a cyst. A doctor can help you to identify the cause. ...Read more

5

5
Why would I have a small lump under my right armpit? I'm a 28 yr old male.

Why would I have a small lump under my right armpit? I'm a 28 yr old male.

Lump: Lumps can be simple things like blocked glands or lipomas which are fat cells , cysts . Hard to say without examination, please consult your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Have a small hard lump in my right armpit, I am well but lump is irritating what could be wrong?

Have a small hard lump in my right armpit, I am well but lump is irritating what could be wrong?

Several posibilities: Could be a lymph node, an inflamed hair follicle, a mole, several other possibilities. Get it checked, especially if it doesn't go away in the next few days, becomes more swollen or painful, or you develop a fever. ...Read more

7

7
I have a small lump in my armpit that only hurts slightly when I press on it. Should I be worried?

I have a small lump in my armpit that only hurts slightly when I press on it. Should I be worried?

Lymphnode swelling: Most likely an inflamed lymph node but it could also be an abscess or most concerningly a breast lump. I'd advise seeing your doctor and having an ultrasound done asap. ...Read more

8

8
I have little little hard lumps in whole armpit and there is no pus and no pain in the lumps? And its from 3 years

I have little little hard lumps in whole armpit and there is no pus and no pain in the lumps? And its from 3 years

Hard bumps: You may have tiny cysts called milium. See a dermatologist for a diagnosis and discuss how they can be removed if they bother you. ...Read more

10

10
Last night i noticed a small lump on my armpit, it irritates a little but doesn't bother me much, but should I be worried?

Skin or deep tissue?: Lumps in armpit skin are common and generally not a cause for immediate concern, as long as they are not growing. Cancerous lumps in the armpit tend to be deep to the skin. If you have one of those, i would make an appointment to see your doctor. You can then cancel your appointment if it goes away before your appointment comes around. ...Read more