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Pea Sized Lump In Armpit
Surgical excision: Most small lumps in the armpit, particularly if superficial, are sebaceous cysts due to a damaged hair follicle. Unless they become large and bothersome, most sebaceous cysts can be left alone. The most important thing is to have the lump examined by a qualified health care professional to make sure that it is indeed most likely a sebaceous cyst and not something of more concern. ...Read more
Pea sized lump in armpit, thickening of breast tissue & slightly asymmetrical breasts. What does this mean? Gp has referred me for breast clinic...
Breast specialist: Will need to be carefully evaluated by a physician who specializes in breast patholo gies. ...Read more
I have a small pea size lump right armpit/breast area with pain throughout cycle... H/o fibrocystic breast disease.. Ob blew me off. It's on the other side but right side bigger. Should I be concerned about cancer?
I'm a 20 year old female, and have noticed a hard, painless pea-sized lump in my armpit. It's been there for two years or so now, what should I do?
Lump: What you describe does not sound to be dangerous, not anything like cancer, since it has been asymptomatic and stable for 2 years. If you want to have it removed you can see a general surgeon or a family physician, most of whom are able to do simple excisions. The doctor may then advise to send it for a pathology report to know specifically what it is. ...Read more
24yr old male around190pounds-5^9height. Discovered a pea sized lump in both armpits(not on outer skin-layer- DEEP inside armpit! What's the cause??
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are specialized structures in the body that filter lymph fluid of harmful pathogens, cancer cells, and cellular waste. These filter lymph from different parts of the body and can become enlarged depending on what is going on in that part of the body. If it does not resolve,get it checked by a physician ...Read more
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
I have a small pea sized lump under my armpit and when I squeeze it a white liquid substance comes out doesn't smell
and the lump doesn't hurt?
Stop sweeping it: Stop touching the are. Monitor and if does not improve go see your doctor ...Read more
I have a pea sized lump in the armpit area. It is painless and immovable. Could this be a sign of cancer?
Must see it!: I would love to be able to reassure you but this requires evaluation by your doctor as my initial thoughts could be a cyst, an abscess, a hair follicle granuloma, or an enlarged lymph node which may indicate an underlying concerning condition. Please get it checked if it lasts > one month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small maybe pea sized lump in my armpit, how long would it be safe to wait to see a doctor. I think it may be a pimple or an ingrown hair, because it looks like its coming to a head slightly. I noticed it maybe last week and it seems to have decr
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