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Painful Lumps Under Armpit Female
19 yr female.Painful, small, lump under the surface of the skin in armpit. Has been recurring. Lasts for a little over a week, comes every couple mont?
Possible staph: Many causes of painful inflammatory conditions of the intertriginous zones of the body (e.g. skin folds). One major cause is recurrent colonization with staph (bacteria) due in part to the local environment which is ideal for bacterial growth. If you are shaving your armpits, you may be introduction bacteria by using or re-using razors which cause trauma of the skin which can lead to "bumps". ...Read more
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
I keep getting small lumps that are painful under my armpit skin. I had 1 first then next day 3 then next day 7!
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
Very painful lumps under both armpits. Within days, four have appeared under both. what can be the cause?
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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.
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
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
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
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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