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Multiple Lumps Under Armpit
S having multiple lumps found in your breast and arm pit a cause concern even if they keep coming back benign...?
Possibly: The critical detail in my opinion is whether the benign diagnosis explains the multiple lumps in your breast and armpit. I agree with what has been stated in that just because one lump is benign, does not mean the others are, as well. Clinical, radiographic and pathologic correlation of all findings is mandatory. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple lumps under skin upper arm, collar and chest. if you hold skin tight they are visible. some pea size some a bit bigger. no pain. soft to hard?
I'm getting lumps on both my armpits, underneath the skin and two of them are painful to touch. Should I be worried?
Pain in armpits.: There are generally two things of concern that could occur in the armpits. You could be feeling inflamed lymph nodes, wherein the question would be as to the reason they're inflamed. Or this could represent a rather stubborn infection called hydradenitis suppurativa. Regardless, you should be evaluated for this locally, as treatment may be needed. ...Read more
Maybe razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
Lymph nodes: The most common cause of lumps in the armpit is swelling of the lymph nodes or glands that are always there but usually small. They usually grow due to infection such as a virus or a nearby bacterial infection (even in days). The best thing is to talk to the doctor about it. Sometimes the swollen glands are only in one area, and sometimes they are in several areas or "all over". ...Read more
See below: It could be lymph nodes, hydradenitis supperitiva, or enlarged muscle. Without seeing you, it is hard to be definitive. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I have little little hard lumps in whole armpit and there is no pus and no pain in the lumps? And its from 3 years
Hard bumps: You may have tiny cysts called milium. See a dermatologist for a diagnosis and discuss how they can be removed if they bother you. ...Read more
I regularly get small but painful lumps under my armpits they come and go all the time sometimes being excursiatingly sore??
I recently noticed some pea sized lumps under my armpit. At first there were 2, then 4 and now there are 6. They are hard and pretty painful. ?
See doctor: You need to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have 4 pretty large and hard lumps in my left armpit. There is some moderate pain. They showed up out of nowhere within 2 days. What should I do?
Nodules: Painful nodules in the armpit are you lymph nodes. Make sure you don't have any potential infection, from shaving. If fevers, chills, feeling sick you likely have an infection and can benefit from some antibiotic course such as keflex. If the nodules do not go away after a few weeks you will need to get this biopsied for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had small painless lumps under my armpit, neck and back . Some I have tried to squeeze and out came a whitish, buttery oily stuff. What is it?
Epidermoid cyst: It sounds like epidermoid cyst. It is usually just bothersome but not dangerous/cancerous. They usually continue to recur. Consuming a diet low in carbs, milk and high in healthy fats (butter, olive oil. avocados, coconut) should help to reduce their size in a few months. Try warm soaks, application of tea tree oil. They may help too. ...Read more
I have this mild pain under my armpit that comes and go. No lumps, but when I start to massage the area, I can feel the pain more.Should I be concern?
Have it : Professionally checked. Better safe than sorryGet a more detailed answer ›
I am from india. since 1 month i have painful lumps under left armpit. I am very healthy apart from that and dont have any other issues. Please sugge?
Lumps in Axilla: you need to be evaluated by a physician right away. No other course of action is acceptable in my opinion! ...Read more
I have 4 somewhat large lumps in my left armpit. There was one yesterday and today there are 4. They are hard and there is moderate pain when you touch them.
Hi there, Im having lumps on my groin area and my armpits which produces pus and swell up and causes pain after a few days if I irritate them. What do you think it could be? This has been going on from when I was 16. I am 21 now. Thank you
Hidradenitis: What you describe is most suggestive of Hidradenitis suppurutiva which is a condition of recurrent skin infections usually from a bacteria called staph aureus. Treatment often consists of aggressive daily hygeine with antibacterial scrubs and potentially a nasal or oral antibiotic as well to reduce recurrence rates. A family doc, internist or dermatologist can diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more