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Lumps Under Both Armpits
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, abdominal folds. ...Read more
Different options: The breast has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat/oil glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, breast tissue and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
See internist: This may represent a serious problem with your lymphatics. Infections with a viral illness can cause this but often seen with malignancies. Have it checked out! ...Read more
Folliculitis?: You will need to see your family doctor. "painful lumps" could be abscesses. You will likely need antibiotics. Go to your doctor for an exam. Allergic reactions may also be a possibility. Fungal infections also may present this way. ...Read more
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
Sorry, no clue but: If you go to a doctor who has the advantage of being able to check under the hood of the car...or in this case, into the visible underside of your shoulder they may be able to either visualize something or feel something. Bottom line, see the doctor ...Read more
Swollen Lymph nodes under both armpits and left side neck, itchy skin on both arms with rash, left upper arm hurts, muscle twitches here and there ?
Exam: Do not ignore these symptoms. Make an appointment for a comprehensive physical exam-asap. ...Read more
Axillary Pain: There is little information here. Potential causes for armpit pain include inflamed lymph nodes, cysts, musculoskeletal injury, infection & nerve injury. However in some cases a cardiac event can have pain radiating to the axilla as one of the symptoms (which would require immediate intervention). ...Read more
Soft painless lumps under both labia. Quite big and soft lay under the skin on both sides level with clitoris. Location, between inner and outer labia?
Tiny (smaller than pea sized) very moveable beadlike bumps under my skin where my thigh meets my groin on both sides. Not hpv right?
Lymph nodes?: It is always concerning to have swollen lymph nodes so it is important to see your doctor to be sure it is not that. It could also be cysts, or a condition called hidradenitis suppurativa (acne inversa). This also requires specialized treatment, so you'll want to see a dermatologist for sure to get a diagnosis and proper therapy. ...Read more
I have lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?
Yeast vs Bacteria: Often the red spots/bumps/rash under the breasts is due to excessive moisture accumulation and a resulting infection with either yeast (candida albicans) or bacteria (like staph or strep). Your doctor can easily help you with this. For now, try some ketoconazole 1% otc cream for the yeast and a benzoyl peroxide wash for the bacteria. Get in to see your doctor, they can diagnose the problem. ...Read more
Need to first make d: First you need to have your doctor make the diagnosis of what is the cause of enlarged nodes. This will need further testing. The treatment will be guided by the diagnosis. So get a full check up done by a specialist. ...Read more
Very painful lumps under both armpits. Within days, four have appeared under both. what can be the cause?
Many reasons.: See a doctorGet a more detailed answer ›
Hi. I have a swollen lymph node in my neck and one under BOTH armpits. The ones under my arms are 100% Symmetrical. is cancer usually symmetrical?
Probably not cancer: Especially at your age, the chances that this is cancer is near zero. Essentially everybody your age has a few palpable nodes. If they're not preposterously oversized, fixed to your other tissues, and you feel well, stop worrying and get on with the good, health-focused life you're living. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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