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Little 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ?
19 yr female.Painful, small, lump under the surface of the skin in armpit. Has been recurring. Lasts for a little over a week, comes every couple mont?
Possible staph: Many causes of painful inflammatory conditions of the intertriginous zones of the body (e.g. skin folds). One major cause is recurrent colonization with staph (bacteria) due in part to the local environment which is ideal for bacterial growth. If you are shaving your armpits, you may be introduction bacteria by using or re-using razors which cause trauma of the skin which can lead to "bumps". ...Read more
I have this lump under my armpit that hurts to the touch , a little hard and has been there now for 2 days . What can it be?
Node or abscess: Could be a node or infection. Try using some warm moist packs to the area 3 times per day for 15 min each time. If it disappears it was from an infection somewhere on the arm. If it does not get smaller, or hurts more, then it is time to see your DR ...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.
Im 17 & i literally just noticed a lump under my armpit..Im a female. Ot kind of hurts a little bit if i touch it, its not that small. Cancerous?
Small red lump under my r. Armpit for about 2 wks? Little pain. I poked and squeezed it. Yellow stuff and blood came out. Now, open wound. What now?
Im 18 I have a small lump under my right armpit I think it enlarged a little since 3 4 weeks do I have breast cancer i get chills. Too scared?
Not breast Ca: At 18 breast cancer very rare and would probably be palIpable before spreading to axilla. Lump may be sweat gland cyst or other non nodal problem. ff a node is enlarged it can come from lesion on chest wall as well as arm. GP should examine axilla to confirm finding of node and if questionable should be excised. FNA produces too many errors in dx.Chills unrelared. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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