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In both my breast near the armpit are oval lumps that are moveable on occasioun, it's been this way for 3 months straight, it's painful what is this?

In both my breast near the armpit are oval lumps that are moveable on occasioun, it's been this way for 3 months straight, it's painful what is this?

Be seen: Breast surgeon. Need full history, family history, breast and axillary exam, possible mammogram.Important and now! may be nodes, or extra breast tissue, but need to know. ...Read more

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Very sore painful bruised like lumps under my armpit. How do I treat this?

Very sore painful bruised like lumps under my armpit. How do I treat this?

Could: Be from reaction to your deodorant, to infected glands (h. Suppurativa). To lymphoma, to sarcoidosis. You should have these checked by doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I avoid painful lumps under my armpit before and after my period?

How do I avoid painful lumps under my armpit before and after my period?

Hidradenitis: Hi! i'm wondering if you may have a condition called hidradentitis in which the sweat glands become infected in the underarm and groin areas. This condition can be treated sometimes with topical antibiotics such as Cleocin t. Laser can really improve the problem if antibiotics arent working. Dr brown. ...Read more

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Can starting a new birth control medication cause a armpit lump?

That should not: be causing a lump in the armpit. An armpit lump can be an enlarged lymph node, a cyst or an inflamed hair follicle (possibly from shaving). Have it checked by your doctor to be sure of the diagnosis and treatment. If it's painful or red, you can apply warm compresses until it can be seen. ...Read more

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I am a male with a painful lump under my armpit that comes and goes. What is this?

Lump in armpit: What you are describing sounds like a sebaceous cyst. A cyst is basically a pocket that forms in skin. These cysts can become inflammed, enlarge and become tender from time to time. However, it is difficult to definitely say what this lesion is without examing it. I recommend you see your doctor to confirm this diagnosis and see what the best treatment is. ...Read more

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I have a painful and reddening lump in my armpit. What could it be? (i am 240lb male age 27 and recently have been biking)

Abscess...: First thing that comes to mind is an abscess. These are very common in the armpit area. They're painful, red, and get bigger over a few days. It could also be an enlarging sebaceous cyst. Make sure you see your doc soon, and get it checked out! ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

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Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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