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I have lumps under my armpits and they hurt what is it please help?

I have lumps under my armpits and they hurt what is it please help?

See a Doctor today: It is necessary for you to have a face to face examination to determine the cause and treatment of these lumps. It is not possible to diagnose lumps without a careful history and physical examination. ...Read more

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


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Hiya i have got 2 lumps in my left armpit 1 hurts the other 1 dont and IV got 1 lump on my other armpit ihave got a rash on my right armpit ?

Hiya i have got 2 lumps in my left armpit 1 hurts the other 1 dont and IV got 1 lump on my other armpit ihave got a rash on my right armpit ?

Armpit lumps: if they feel "deep" likely lymph nodes that you are feeling - if close to the surface - they may be small sebaceous cysts or ingrown hairs. Try using warm compresses - they may drain on their own - if they are deep - or if they don't resolve you should probably see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi i have many lumps in my armpit for many years it doesnt hurt or change their size what should i do?

Hi i have many lumps in my armpit for many years it doesnt hurt or change their size what should i do?

Most likely nothing: If you've felt painless lumps in your armpits for many years that aren't growing or bothering you in any way, you may not need to do anything. Those lumps might be just sweat glands. Sweat glands are more prominent if you use an antiperspirant. If you ever do notice that these lumps are growing or getting painful or red, you should, of course, have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have two lumps next to each other in my left armpit, under the skin, no head pea size and they really hurt should I be concerned?

I have two lumps next to each other in my left armpit, under the skin, no head pea size and they really hurt  should I be concerned?

Have them checked: Tender axillary nodes can be a sign of infection such as a virus but if they are only on one side, you need to see a doctor to rule a more serious cause, . ...Read more

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I found a lump/cyst in my armpit. It hurt the first day I noticed it, but has no pain since then. Now I have many more lumps/cysts. I'm *SLE* 28y/o F?

Get checked: You may have inflamed axillary (armpit) lymph nodes. Are you taking any immunosuppressive therapy, like methotrexate, prednisone or biologics (like rituximab)? These common therapies for systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE) can increase your risk for infection, which in turn can inflame the local lymph nodes. Do see your specialist for assessment. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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

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I have a lump in my right armpit and it really hurts what is it ?

I have a lump in my right armpit and it really hurts what is it ?

Abscess: The tender lump in your armpit is likely a staph abscess. You need warm soaks to help it come to a head and drain and you probably will need antibiotics. If it drains from the compresses, you may be able to avoid antibiotics. ...Read more

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Lump under armpit been there for a few days and it hurts to touch what could it be?

Boil or lymph node: Could be a boil coming from a hair follicle. Those are usually superficial in the skin. If the lump is deeper closer to the chest wall then it could be a lymph node. Either should probably be checked by doctor. ...Read more