Doctor insights on: Lump under armpit that hurts
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.
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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