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Can lupus lesions be located in the armpit? Looking red and inflamed, raised, and sour smelling? Thought it was yeast but cream didn't seem to help.

Can lupus lesions be located in the armpit? Looking red and inflamed, raised, and sour smelling? Thought it was yeast but cream didn't seem to help.

Lupus is less likely: Lupus is less likely. If anti fungal cream did not help, I recommend you to see a doctor for further evaluation.it might be bacterial infection that needs to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Intermittent armpit & groin pain (increasing in intensity), fatigue, night sweats, nausea. Could this be part of my lupus? Haven't had this before.

Possible: Lupus can present itself in so many ways, one probably needs to consider it guilty until proven otherwise. I would recommend that you call your rheumatologist ASAP. ...Read more

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Found a small small pea sized lump under my right armpit two days ago. now I have the same thing under my left arm pit. pretty scary. 60 yrs old. no?

Found a small small pea sized lump under my right armpit two days ago.  now I have the same thing under my left arm pit.  pretty scary. 60 yrs old. no?

May be OK: Pea sized lumps may just be small abscesses, especially if they are just under the skin. Please see a doctor in the next week to get these checked. ...Read more

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My spouse has a painless, small lump in his armpit. He had one before in the other pit but it went away. Any ideas what it could be? He has an appt.

My spouse has a painless, small lump in his armpit. He had one before in the other pit but it went away. Any ideas what it could be? He has an appt.

Lump: Armpit lumps are often caused by ingrown hairs, wens or benign inclusion cysts. However, It's well to have a persistent lump checked by a physician to make sure it's not a pathological enlarged lymph node. ...Read more

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GP checked few times - nothing Temporary sore tender lump under arm pit. Comes / goes. Possibly heat related? Had smell at times - used aluminum roll

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

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What can I do for back pain? Also a lump under arm pit towards left breast?

What can I do for back pain? Also a lump under arm pit towards left breast?

Need work up: Lump word must be checked by your m.D and fell the size, consistency, pain or no ? Back pain at age 35 , find the cause ice pack, yoga, breating exc, ortopedic needs to find the cause. ...Read more

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Sore slightly red lump under arm pit. Feels like rock. Smaller one next to vagina opening. Only had sex with 1 desise free. I do shave. Could it betha?

Sore slightly red lump under arm pit. Feels like rock. Smaller one next to vagina opening. Only had sex with 1 desise free. I do shave. Could it betha?

Infection: You may hve a staph infection that may have spread from your arm pit to your vaginal area. Your infection could have been caused by shaving both areas with and old razor.See your doctor asap because you may have an abcess which will needed to be lanced and drained and started on antibiotics. ...Read more

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Had csection monday and 2days ago noticed a lump under arm pit (swollen glands)milk glands? Also swolling in groin area and I have swelling feet, legs.

Get checked: Swollen armpit could be milk starting to form some of breast tissue actually extends into axilla if feet swelling does not improve with elevation of the feet get checked. ...Read more

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Chance of lymphoma at 34. Have red painful lumps under arm pit. Scared its lymphoma. ?

Chance of lymphoma at 34. Have red painful lumps under arm pit. Scared its lymphoma. ?

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 more

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I have a small lump in my right under arm & small than pea. I'm worried about it,what it can be? can it be dangerous?

It could be: A lump under the arm could be a lymph node. If it persists more than a month, it should be looked at by a general surgeon and possibly biopsied. Sometimes a cyst in the skin will present this way also. These are benign but can be removed if desired. ...Read more

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Marble size,red,painful bump under arm pit for 5 days now Quite painful.no other lumps or symptoms. Female 37y otherwise healthy.what to do.

Marble size,red,painful bump under arm pit for 5 days now Quite painful.no other lumps or symptoms. Female 37y otherwise healthy.what to do.

Abscess: It is probably an abscess. Sometimes these will settle by themselves, sometimes they need antibiotics, sometimes they need to be cut open to let pus out. If it is quite painful it's probably time to see a doctor ...Read more

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I have a lump under armpit unnoticeable untill recently it almost just tore apart like a small cut and hurts im scared. Sticky hurts to move arm help?

I have a lump under armpit unnoticeable untill recently it almost just tore apart like a small cut and hurts im scared. Sticky hurts to move arm help?

Abscess: Sounds like you had an abscess rupture. Pus drains from the wound, it may have an odor. Wash the area with soap and clean water daily. Apply hot towels or use a heating pad for 20-30 min 6 times a day. Keep some gauze bandages over the wound during the day. If the area around the abscess is red, tender, and getting worse seek medical attention. Sometimes you will need an antibiotic. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I was wondering what these rock hard lumps under my armpits are? They are rock hard and kind of big this morning one of them broke open and now there is a small hole under my arm it was bleeding a little but i can see the inside of my armpit and I am wond

This : This could be many things including inflamed lymph nodes or hidradenitis suppurativa, a condition where one gets cysts and boils in the armpit, groin, and buttock region. Check out the link below for a picture of this condition. You should see a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have a lump under my skin its in my under arm. I have had a small lump for a few years now once in, awhile it will swell and became tender.

I have a lump under my skin its in my under arm. I have had a small lump for a few years now once in, awhile it will swell and became tender.

Lymph node: It is probably a lymph node. They can swell in response to local infection. If you have a history or risk for cancer though, should ask a dr to look at it. ...Read more

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I have a very small painless pimple like lump ony Left arm just below my armpit should I be worried p.s I eat a lot of butter?

I have a very small painless pimple like lump ony Left arm just below my armpit should I be worried p.s I eat a lot of butter?

Time will tell: If a pimple or is red inflamed it will resolve in a few days. If a hard lump present for a while, it won't go away on its own and you would need to see a doc. Butter hasn't that much to contribute in this discussion. ...Read more

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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?

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?

You need to see: a surgeon and have it removed if it bothers you. Might be blocked sweat duct.. TTry not using deodorant,and don't shave. It also could be a lymph node, which bears watching. ...Read more

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Have sever swelling under armpit not lump. Goes from part of arm pit down side of chest what could this be?

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