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Lump Under Armpit That Hurts
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
? lymph node at elbow: Not likely a lymph node there. A picture is worth a etc. ...Read more
It may be an: inflamed lymph node. Your doctor would be able to confirm diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?
I have a hard painful (when pressed) large pea sized lump under my left jaw bone under my ear, what could this be?
Swollen lymph gland: This is likely a swollen lymph gland. It should go away in a week or two. If it does not, see an physician. ...Read more
Pea sized hard lump under the skin on my stomach under my rib that rolls with my finger, likelihood that it is lipoma?
Theres a hard painful lump right under/against the center of my left clavical. I also found 2 pea sized non painful knots above left clavical by neck?
See a doctor!: Lumps or masses are usually benign, however hard painful lumps are not normal regardless of age and need to be evaluated by a doctor. Additional testing may be needed such as an MRI. The non-painful lumps also need to be evaluated. They may be swollen lymph nodes or something else concerning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lipoma: Often times these are lipomas, which are simply benign masses of fatty tissue. Very rarely do these cause any problems - in rare cases, there may be persistent surrounding inflammation which leads a patient to ask for removal of the lipoma. As with any lesion, if there is significant increase in size, or significant pain, redness, discoloration, or any other concerning sign, do see a physician. ...Read more
I have a lump under my right armpit and below my ribs on right side. From lump to other lump is swollen and feels numb. ?
See below: A lump "under the right armpit and another below ribs" which feels numb...is too vague of a description to give any meaningful advice. A physician would want to examine it and know how long it's been present and if it is tender. Depending on the size, location, tenderness etc it could be any one of a number of things. If concerned it's best to have a physician examine the area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful breast lump: Please kindly see your doctor to get checked out. Being painful it's important to make if it's an infection. ...Read more
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Have a hard umoveable pea sized nodule under skin an inch above jawline near the ear. What could it be? It's painless.
There is a small, moveable lump under/on my bottom right rib cage. I also feel something similar under the left rib cage. Could these be lymph nodes?
Floating ribs : The last 2 ribs are called floating ribs; they originate from the thoracic spine, but do not attach to the sternum/rib cage as the 10 other ribs above them do. Since one end of these ribs is "floating" and not attached to any other bone or cartilage, they may be felt a moveable lumps underneath the rib cage. ...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 red spot/lump under my armpit which hurts. It appeared last night could it be a bite or something else?
Have a small round lump under my right armpit and hurts regardless if i touch it or not? What is it? Will it heal on its own? Its been there 2 days
Many possibilities: While i recommend that you see a doc to be checked, sometimes the glands in our armpits can become irritated, inflamed and/or infected. Sometimes we use antibiotics, warm compresses and sometimes you need to have them lanced. For definite treatment however your doc needs to see what he is dealing with. Good luck. ...Read more
I have this weird lump under my armpit and it hurts every time I close my arm. Should I be worried?
Need to be seen: and examined, start with your primary doctor, could be a lymph node reacting to an infection in the area, best wishes ...Read more
I have a lump under my right armpit that hurts when I wear my bra or anything touches it , it's solid and the size of a dime and it's skin colour ?
I have a lump under my armpit and it hurts it also has smaller pimples around it. It's a lil bigger than a marble?
Hidradenitis ?: Hidradenitis suppurativa commonly affects areas bearing sweat/sebaceous glands, such as the underarms, under breasts, inner thighs, groin and buttocks, often manifests as clusters of chronic/recurring abscesses, epidermoid cysts, sebaceous cysts, pilonidal cyst or multilocalized infections. It is a chronic condition and treatement is often complex/difficult. So, consult doc for help. Good luck. ...Read more
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 ?
Small lump-knot under my armpit and it hurts the side of my breast and kinda up my arm. Hurts to put my arm to my side.
For a week now i've had a lump under my right armpit it was hurting but now it has went down but i still can feel it and its not painful at all.
Happy to help out ..: But it's hard to know what lumps or bump represent without being able to see and/or examine them. It could be related to skin infections or lymph nodes or even other possibilities too. This may be best addressed by either seeking an in person evaluation or possibly an online consultation through HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
See a Dr!: One has to differentiate between a possible enlarged lymph node reacting to some inflammation in the hand or upper limb. However, i bet it is what is called hidradenitis, an inflammation of the sweat gland or sabaceous gland. See your dr. To sort things outm why suffer. I suspect anti perspirants may play a role . Ask a dermatologist is this is correct. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lump in armpit: A painful, rapidly growing lump in the armpit in a 26-year-old is most likely an infected hair follicle or abscess (infection). Hidradenitis suppurativa is another possibility. It is the recurrence of painful cysts that swell and sometimes drain in folds of skin such as armpits, between breasts, inner thighs and groin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lymph node: You likely have a insect bite or other type of injury to that arm which has caused inflammation. The tender lump is a swollen lymph node that is helping to fight off the infection. It should go away within 2 or 3 weeks on its own. Anti-inflammatory meds will help reduce the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What should you do when a lump has appeared in your armpit, it hurts when touched but no color difference.?
Visit a doctor: A lump on your armpit could be a lot of things: like your body's reaction to an infection (your lymph nodes will swell up), a bug bite or something more. Risk factors for this being something serious are: if it is only on one side; if you don't have an infection; you don't remember any trauma there. Visit a doctor and be prepared to answer questions about family history of major illnesses. ...Read more
I've got a tiny lump in my armpit, its abit smaller than a petit pois doest hurt or anything, but still concerned. Any advice?
Get seen: It's quite common for an adult to have a skin papilloma here; i've often wondered why. Show your physician on your next office visit. If it ulcerates or starts growing wildly, make an appontment. ...Read more
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