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Lumps Under Arm Pit
Lymphoma can occur..: ..at any age, but is more common in older people. Lymphoma does not usually cause visible red, painful lumps in the skin. It is usually painless and causes swellings in lymph nodes under the skin or much deeper. Red lumps in the armpits can be due to shaving and ingrown hairs, or furuncles which are like pimples or acne lesions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dry circular patches over my body, new freckles and lumps under my arm pit?! Are these all related.
Maybe not. : Consider ring worm and Hydradinitis suppurativa.Get a more detailed answer ›
Boil/furuncle: A boil is an infected hair follicle. The armpit is a very common place for these to develop because of the many bacteria that live there. Effective cleansing/hygiene is most important; some deodorants may clog underarm pores and trap grime. Some may resolve with moist hot compresses, but more often antibiotics and sometimes surgical lancing/incision. See your doctor for best treatment. Good wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lumps under my arm pits, they are swollen, always red, tender, they have been underneath my arm like that for almost a year, what could it be?
See a doctor: Could be something as simple as skin irritation from deodorants, or from shaving if that applies to you. Could be hidradenitis suppurativa that is a chronic recurrent infection of deeper skin glands. See a doctor or a dermatologist for an evaluation to see what you may have & what treatments may be available for your condition. ...Read more
I have had a biopsy fobe fron lumps aroynd my lymph node under arm pit does this mean cancer if dr says the luos looked abnormal?
Lympadenopathy: Various causes of above starting with infections/inflammatory process/ malignancy. A path report may clarify this. Follow up with pcp. ...Read more
I having arm pit lump under arm.I considered doctor 1 month before they gave me anti biotic tablet but no use.still arm pit lumpit there.solun tell me?
Have sever swelling under armpit not lump. Goes from part of arm pit down side of chest what could this be?
Hidradinitis: The most common form of armpit swelling comes from lympn gland involvement either from an infection of nodes or metastasis from chest or arm primaries. Another cause is hidradenitis where sweat glands in the armpit get secondarily infected and can produce marked swelling . Here antibiotic therapy is employed. ...Read more
Tender to touch spot under arm pit next to breast. Thought it was my bra wire but it's not. No lump?
See your doctor : If you are able to see a dermatologist w/o referral from your primary ,then do so ...Read more
GP checked few times - nothing
Temporary sore tender lump under arm pit. Comes / goes. Possibly heat related?
Had smell at times - used aluminum roll
Infected lymph nodes: Swelling in the armpit which is painful is due to enlarged infected lymph nodes and it can keep recurring. It can happen by shaving,use of deodorants and irritation..you have seen your GP,. Were you treated with antibiotics or not, Sometimes the lymph nodes have to be excised and biopsied as there are other causes of these lumps called Hydradenitis Suppurutiva which is a genetic condition ...Read more