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What are lumps under armpits on men. Are they dangerous?

What are lumps under armpits on men.    Are they dangerous?

Lumps in armpits: Lumps in your armpits are lymph nodes and as such make an immediate appointment with your doctor .Making an diagnosis asap is urgent. ...Read more

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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

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Hi I have lumps under my armpits that keep coming and going and it has been going on for years should I be worried?

Hi I have lumps under my armpits that keep coming and going and it has been going on for years should I be worried?

You may have: recurrent sebaceous cysts, very common in the axillae! (armpits) These sometimes get infected. Check this out with your Primary Care Physician and perhaps determine once and for all what the "lumps" are and how they may be AVOIDED! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My husband has dozens of lumps on his armpits that are elongated almost like tabs of skin and they are painful. They seem to get bigger with time.

My husband has dozens of lumps on his armpits that are elongated almost like tabs of skin and they are painful.  They seem to get bigger with time.

Acrochordons: These tags of skin are more prominent in some families and more numerous on obese people. They are removed quickly and easily without sutures or dressings. It is nearly painless, OK to get wet, heals in about a week. They are also common around the neck, under the breasts, and in the groin. They are common on the eyelids and just as easily removed. They never become malignant. ...Read more

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Lumps in armpit area?

Lumps in armpit area?

Lymph node vx. infxn: There are lymph nodes in the armpits which can be felt as little lumps - sometimes we can feel them even if there is nothing wrong. Also possible to get ingrown hair, infected follicle or boil in the armpit if red/tender. If small, moves when you touch it, and no pain, it's fine to watch & wait, but if red, sore/painful or increasing in size, get checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have lumps in my armpit?

Why do I have lumps in my armpit?

Armpit lumps: The are many specifics questions i need to know to better help you. Ultimately lumps in your armpit could be caused by many things, including infections. Thus, you need to make an appointment with your pcp or ob/gyn for an appropriate evaluation asap. ...Read more

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I have found 2 lumps in my armpit what should I do?

I have found 2 lumps in my armpit what should I do?

Lymph nodes : The lumps under your armpit are most likely lymph nodes. They could be enlarged due to infection or other causes or you could just be feeling them naturally. Lymph nodes could be normal or worrisome. If they are new, seem bigger than normal, hurt when you touch them or any concern on your part then see a doctor for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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