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Nobody amswered my question from yesterday, I've found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts anyone know what it is?

Nobody amswered my question from yesterday, I've found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts anyone know what it is?

Axillary "lump": Small axillary "lumps" are common in the young and mostly transient. When painful and red, could be due to a localized infection which some call a boil. In-grown hair and clogged pores may due this. Tender lymph nodes and other skin condition are possible. If persistent, worsening, associated with other symptoms, a doctor visit is needed. ...Read more

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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 ?

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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Hello. I wrote yesterday about pain in my upper arm/shoulder. Today I have found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts! what is it?

Hello. I wrote yesterday about pain in my upper arm/shoulder. Today I have found a pea sized lump in my arm pit that hurts! what is it?

Might be lymph node,: This might be a swollen, infected lymph node or a small irritated boil or hair follicle. If it doesn't get better with topical ointment or you're still concerned, see your doctor for an exam. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have had a pea sized lump in my arm for about 2.5 months now, went to see a doctor 3 weeks ago and he said it was fine, should I still be concerned?

Just "fine"?: That was all you got and you didn't ask for more info? Likely a lymph node, depending on where exactly. Could be a tiny lipoma or an inclusion or a cyst. If node and persistently swollen, might need needle biopsy. Need more info, exam, and to demand more detailed explanation from your dr. ...Read more

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3 year old daughter has a hard pea sized lump on her arm about 2" above her elbow it's been there for approx 5 days and looks a little bruised?

3 year old daughter has a hard pea sized lump on her arm about 2" above her elbow it's been there for approx 5 days and looks a little bruised?

Possible lymph node: possible bruising from touching an inflammed lymphnode possible injury and bruising in that area your child needs to be examined to see if other lymph nodes are enlarged or there is a cause for the lymph node being enlarged ...Read more

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My toddler has a pea sized lump on her arm. Should I take her to her pediatrician or the dermatologist?

My toddler has a pea sized lump on her arm.  Should I take her to her pediatrician or the dermatologist?

Pediatrician: Hello. For a small lump that is otherwise asymptomatic, I think it is fine for your toddler to have it evaluated by her pediatrician first. If the lump is in the area where a vaccine was given, it could be a small cyst in the subcutaneous fat of the skin that will resolve in a few months. If the lump is something more unusual, the pediatrician will direct you on the appropriate referral doctor. ...Read more

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Whats this small pea sized hard lump on my arm near the elbow, what is it?

Lump: A lot more information is needed to answer this question. - is it painful -how long has it been there? -is it mobile? -has it grown in size? if so how rapidly? You should have it checked out by a local dermatologist or yor primary care doctor. ...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