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I have big lumps in underarms since 10years.gets filled with milk on first days of breast feeding.stil have those lumps.have 5 kids.33years old.

I have big lumps in underarms since 10years.gets filled with milk on first days of breast feeding.stil have those lumps.have 5 kids.33years old.

Breast Tissue: Your breast tissue , the tail of your breast is located in your axilla. This is likely what you are feeling, especially since it fills with milk while breast feeding. It would be a good idea to visit your doctor and make sure everything is normal as you describe it as "big lumps". ...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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What can lumps underarm mean?

What can lumps underarm mean?

There are lymph node: Under your arm. These swell for a variety of reasons and it always means something. Make an appointment with your doctor to figure out why they are swollen. ...Read more

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What's causing painful lumps? I have painful lumps in my underarm? What might that be?

Don't guess-get exam: While lumps of the underarm could be swollen lymph nodes, cysts, folliculitis, hidradenitis, abscesses, etc., you do not want to misjudge and ignore early breast cancer. While breast cancer would not be the most likely cause, this is potentially so serious you should not self diagnose. The other possibilities have treatments that could relieve your discomfort. So why suffer? See you doctor. Now. ...Read more

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Been experiencing soreness and a little burning in my breast and underarms lately. Have had lumps underarm for several years but no pain until recent?

Thoughts...: Often times, soreness in that area, especially if it's symmetric, is caused by bra's and other restrictive garments. However, any lumps, painful or not, should be evaluated by your doctor. Before the visit, try to see if there is any relation to your menstrual cycle and be on the lookout for any abnormal discharge. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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I have a quarter size lump on my groin,Hurts too touch.it showed up before I shaved & I have two lumps on my underarm now.std or lymph node?wont pop.

I have a quarter size lump on my groin,Hurts too touch.it showed up before I shaved & I have two lumps on my underarm now.std or lymph node?wont pop.

Maybe both: In groin might be hernia or lymph node or abscess. The hernia, if that, should be reducible (be able to be pushed in). A lymph node should have sharp borders and be movable. An abscess probably most painful without sharp borders. If not sure go see your doc! ...Read more

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I have red lumps on my underarms. Sometimes they are small and red with ingrown hair and sometimes they are big and painful. I use an electric razor.

I have red lumps on my underarms. Sometimes they are small and red with ingrown hair and sometimes they are big and painful. I use an electric razor.

Folliculitis: Electric razors used under the arms can pull too much and give some people ingrown hair and infected follicles. Use some neosporin (or see your doctor if they are still active) as they can become an infection with bacteria. I would try another hair removal method at the moment. ...Read more

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Multiple underarm lumps under both arms ?

Multiple underarm lumps under both arms ?

Armpit lumps : This is likely multiple boils or condition called hidradenitis suppurativa .Treatment can include antibiotics, drainage, surgery. Sometimes dermatology may inject with steroids to reduce them. These often recur and obesity and smoking are risk factors. ...Read more