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I am a 21 year old female and have a small pea sized lump under my arm can you tell me what it is it doesn't hurt and is not visable but can feel it ?

I am a 21 year old female and have a small pea sized lump under my arm can you tell me what it is it doesn't hurt and is not visable but can feel it ?

Axillary lesion nos: Without an exam it is a guess. Could be cyst, could be a small reactive folliculitis (common with shaving), could be a small lymphnode. Have a dr. Examine you to get a more definitive diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I discovered a small pea sized lump under my right arm, it's not painful and has slightly increased in sized this past week, could it be an infection?

I discovered a small pea sized lump under my right arm, it's not painful and has slightly increased in sized this past  week, could it be an infection?

Unlikely: Infections are often characterized by redness, heat, hardness and tenderness or pain. Show this to your primary care physician and let them assess the likely cause. ...Read more

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A few weeks ago i noticed a pea sized hard lump under my arm. No pain, no redness, no visual sign of anything. Should i get my physician to check it ?

Yes: Unsure of where specifically you are speaking of, but it could be a lymph node and unsure if you are male or female as I do not see it above, but axillary lymph node swelling needs to be checked. It may be absolutely nothing to worry about, and most likely is, but it would be best to rule out scary things first. Is it in your armpit? Any breast masses? If so, get it checked sooner than later. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized moveable lump under my left arm, been there for 2.5 months, doctor said it was a swollen lymph node, but it wont go away? Concerned

See your doctor agai: It sounds more like a hair follicle cyst or something like that, rather tnan a node. See your doctor again and ask to evaluate for other nodes that might be enlarged. ...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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Shaved arm pit then tender bump under arm size of small pea. Seams to be movable. Hurts when move arm. What is this ..? How to treat ?

Need to see doctor: The most common problem is an infected sebaceous gland. It may subside with antibiotics or may need to be drained. You should see your physician to evaluate it and prescribe proper management ...Read more

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I have a pea size lump under the skin on my arm. It's a little sore but probably because i've been poking at it. Should i be concerned?

I have a pea size lump under the skin on my arm.   It's a little sore but probably because i've been poking at it.  Should i be concerned?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Pea size lump under skin on mid back to left.it stings and causin burning pain round into breast&down arm.Doc said shingles 2 week ago but no rash?

Pea size lump under skin on mid back to left.it stings and causin burning pain round into breast&down arm.Doc said shingles 2 week ago but no rash?

Diagnosis: This may be a neuroma, might be shingles, or several other possibilities. Would need to see it in order to diagnose. Suggest that if you are not confident in the doctor's diagnosis that you get a second opinion. ...Read more