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I noticed an armpit lump in june '13. It hasn't changed size or hurt. I am 24 and now 6 months pregnant should I be worried about this lump?

I noticed an armpit lump in june '13. It hasn't changed size or hurt. I am 24 and now 6 months pregnant should I be worried about this lump?

Lumps and bumps: I don't know whether you should be worried, but would definitely want this examined by a physician and a tentative diagnosis established. If it looks at all suspicious they might suggest a needle biopsy. Good luck and have a great baby. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Exam : Breast and axillary pain in pregnancy will require a physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. At 23 it is unlikely to be cancer. ...Read more

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Anyone with a stye like thing on your eye during pregnancy. It is a small red lump/spot near my tear duct. I've been prescribed fusidic acid ointment?

Anyone with a stye like thing on your eye during pregnancy. It is a small red lump/spot near my tear duct. I've been prescribed fusidic acid ointment?

Warm compresses: Several times a day. May need antibiotics or lancing if not improving quickly. Most open and drain- blocked follicle. Like a zit on the lid. ...Read more

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3 years ago i got a lump on my armpit when i was pregnant but when i gave birth i noticed it it became smaller but now pregnant again lump appears.

3 years ago i got a lump on my armpit when i was pregnant but when i gave birth i noticed it it became smaller but now pregnant again lump appears.

Extra breast tissue: This is not unusual. There can be extra nests of breast tissue in the armpit and when your hormones surge, like in early pregnancy it expands. This is not dangerous, thank goodness!. To be sure there are no suspicious findings, bring it to the attention of your ob. If it causes cosmetic problems after pregnancy then get the extra tissue taken out surgically... ...Read more

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I Have a tiny lump under my armpit I'm 13 weeks pregnant should i be concerned?

I Have a tiny lump under my armpit I'm 13 weeks pregnant should i be concerned?

No: as long as its not growing! Armpit (Axillary) lumps include but are not limited to lymph glands, plugged sweat glands, cysts of various types etc etc Just observe your "lump" AND MENTION IT ON YOUR NEXT VISIT TO YOUR OB-GYN Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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My wife is 8 + months pregnant there is a lump under left armpit. No milk coming yet. Could this be a clogged gland?

She may have : An inflammed axillary lymph node. Recommend that she d/w her obstetrician if it worsens or is associated with redness, fever, chills or further swelling. ...Read more

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I have a bIG lUMP under my left armpit tHAT IS vERY ITcHY and looks irritated wHAT cAN I pUT on it sInce IM prEGnant? Im having trouble sleeping at night because it hurts when I turn to that side

I have  a bIG lUMP under my left armpit tHAT IS vERY ITcHY and looks irritated wHAT cAN  I pUT  on it sInce IM prEGnant? Im having trouble sleeping at night because it hurts when I turn to that side

Talk to your OB: The lump under your arm could be breast tissue called the axillary tail of Spence which can become engorged or could be an abcess or lymph nodes fighting off an infection. The itching is likely to be a skin issue. Since you are pregnant but don't memtion how far along, it is difficult to narrow this down.Your OB is the one to best help with this. Call today. Don't wait for your next appointment. ...Read more

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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


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