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Wife, 23, gave birth 4 days ago. Now has semi-hard, large, painful lumps in both armpits. Translucent white fluid is expelled from pores with pressure?

Wife, 23, gave birth 4 days ago. Now has semi-hard, large, painful lumps in both armpits. Translucent white fluid is expelled from pores with pressure?

Extra breast tissue: A small percentage of women develop breast tissue in their armpits. It does not become obvious for some women until they begin to lactate, at which point the tissue produces milk but cannot drain effectively. This area can be iced and compressed and hopefully the tissue will stop producing milk and will shrink, without affecting her milk supply for the baby. Try to avoid stimulating the area. ...Read more

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37 f recurring painful lumps under both armpits. Red swollen pea size.otherwise healthy no fever or swollen lumps anywhere.2 mos come and go.help.....

37 f recurring painful lumps under both armpits. Red swollen pea size.otherwise healthy no fever or swollen lumps anywhere.2 mos come and go.help.....

Lymphadenitis: This sounds like inflamed glands in your armpits which is called lymphadenitis. The most common reason in a woman is an infection which gets in through broken skin due to shaving the armpits. It may settle by itself or need a course of antibiotics. Lumps in this region that stay for longer than a couple of weeks need to be checked for more serious causes like breast cancer. ...Read more

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I have had very painful knot like lumps on both armpits for 3 days, and now have red bumps coming up around armpits and breasts.Throat pain as well.?

Many possibles : There are many possible, explanations for your symptoms, all of which require a doctor's examination. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm getting lumps on both my armpits, underneath the skin and two of them are painful to touch. Should I be worried?

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

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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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I just found 2 small lumps under my armpit and they are painful what could it be?

I just found 2 small lumps under my armpit and they are painful what could it be?

Numerous things: See a doctor and have these examined and diagnosed appropriately. Doctors who cannot see and touch the lesions and take a full history should not be expected to be able to diagnose. ...Read more

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I always get bumps or lumps under armpits when I shave. Sometimes they are painful and sometimes they arent. Wht cld it be?

I always get bumps or lumps under armpits when I shave. Sometimes they are painful and sometimes they arent. Wht cld it be?

It can be hair folli: This could be irritation of the hair follicles. There are certain medical conditions that can lead to this. Your physician may send you to a dermatologist to clarify the diagnosis. This can be a common problem when hair follicles are irritated. However there are some medical syndromes which can irritate a lot of hair follicles and that needs to be excluded. These hair follicles can be infected. ...Read more

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I have 5 painful lumps under my armpit. Im 32 yr old male. It started out with 1, then overnight turned to 5. Help please?

Infected hair follic: The most common differential is infected hair follicles or sweat glands, lymph nodes can also swell up. See your physician to get treatment ...Read more

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I have hard, painful lumps under my skin in the armpit. What should we do?

I have hard, painful lumps under my skin in the armpit. What should we do?

Possible Infection: If you are shaving your underarm hair, it is possible that folliculitis has developed. Reusing a shaving blade that is stored in the shower increases this likelihood. Consult with a physician for the accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I keep getting small lumps that are painful under my armpit skin. I had 1 first then next day 3 then next day 7!

Have your doctor: take a look at these as it is possible they represent hydradenitis which is an inflammation/infection of the sweat glands in the skin. In the meantime warm compresses, no shaving and no deodorant. ...Read more

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I have painful lumps under left armpit and one by my groin?

I have painful lumps under left armpit and one by my groin?

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

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Hi there, i get reoccurring painful under the skin lumps in my armpits, what could it be?

Axillary lumps: Lumps in your axillary (arm pit) areas can be axillary abscesses, infected hair follicles (especially if shaving, etc.), possible inflamed lymph nodes, etc....So it is best to get an evaluation to get the proper diagnoses, so your painful lumps can be treated appropriately. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a lump under each armpit. One has gotten smaller and the other just showed up.they are painful to touch.they are small pea sized lumps and hard?

I'd Bet It's Sweat: May be small areas of infection.Sweat glands can get irritated or clogged then get bigger & painful. For some people it can become a big recurring problem so best to get it examined if,unlike the other side, it doesn't resolve in a few days.Until then,see if you are sensitive to your deodorant. The topical antibacterial gels with aloe work well but if you sweat a lot you may need something milder. ...Read more

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I have a red painful lump on my armpit since a week and yesterday ive notice that there is two more small spots/lumps beside the old one?

? Boils armpit: painful lumps in the armpit one week duration, is likely to be a skin infection or gland you need to see a doctor for these lumps to be inspected and given the right treatment ...Read more

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