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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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Hard pea size lump under my armpit have stayed the same over 10 years, just noticed became slightly bigger but no pain, its moveable under the skin.

Hard pea size lump under my armpit have stayed the same  over 10 years, just noticed became slightly bigger but no pain, its moveable under the skin.

Sounds like a cyst: Sounds like a cyst. These can easily be removed in a local outpatient setting. Consult with a dermatologist and they can explain to you what it take to get it removed. Good luck. Dr. Kosari ...Read more

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Hi I'm 18 and I have a pea sized lump under my right armpit its probably something of nothing but could it be anything to be concerned about thanks?

Hi I'm 18 and I have a pea sized lump under my right armpit its probably something of nothing but could it be anything to be concerned about thanks?

Armpit lumps: and bumps are usually inflamed small lymph nodes or ingrown hairs causing local swelling or inflammation and/or infection. Any "lump" that persists, grows or simply does not go away (especially in a young person like yourself)should get checked and possibly biopsied. ...Read more

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I've found a small pea sized lump under my left armpit, that is painless and is moveable. Also my glands are also always swollen like big hard lumps.

Seen a Doctor lately: If your lymph glands are enlarged and growing bigger, you need to have them checked by your physician. Lymph nodes do not enlarge unless you have either Infection or Cancer in the lymph glands. So go seek medical evaluation and a physical examination by a doctor, soon. ...Read more

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Moveable pea sized lump side of breast under armpit feels dented/hard on one side & softer on the other dr said he doesn't think it's cancerous i'm 17?

Moveable pea sized lump side of breast under armpit feels dented/hard on one side & softer on the other dr said he doesn't think it's cancerous i'm 17?

Consider biopsy: Cancer is rare in women your age but it does happen. I'm of the school that any dominant mass in the breast, or one that she notices herself, deserves a biopsy. It's minimally uncomfortable and will either set your mind at ease or probably cure something serious. ...Read more

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A pea sized movable lump in the right armpit?

Axillary lesion: It may be a simple cyst, abscess, or Lymph-node. Get an exam to determine which one it is. ...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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