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I'm having a very small swollen lump under my right arm pit. It don't pain. Is it normal?

I'm having a very small swollen lump under my right arm pit. It don't pain. Is it normal?

More info needed: Enlarged lymph nodes may be associated with infection or inflammation. You should see your doctor, have the area measured and perhaps be placed on an antibiotic. Cancer issues are rare with your current description, that is why your doctor should see you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Keep getting sharpe pain under right arm pit?

R. arm pain: Sharp pain needs to be looked at. See your primary care doc. For exam. ...Read more

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Swelling under my right arm pit?

Swelling under my right arm pit?

Possible lymphnode: We need details like how long it is there, painful or not, skincovering is free or attached to the underlying lump, any blackhead like area -likely a skin cyst - sebacious cyst, to r/o cancer sitting in lymphnodes- irrespective female/male breast cancers (commonest) and distant cancers like lung, thyroid, blood related cancers like lymphoma, leukemia, acute infections like breast abscess, chronic inf. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right arm pit area and there is also slight swelling so what could it be?

I have pain in my right arm pit area and there is also slight swelling so what could it be?

Need to be checked: Painfull swelling is often caused by an infectious process. In your arm pit/ axilla it could be a benign (non cancerous) lesion like lymphnodes, cysts of the skin, fatty tumors and developing abscess from an infection. It also could be a cancerous lesion. If this is not resolving within a few days you must have your doctor check this out. ...Read more

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Chest pain and pain under right arm pit?

Not sure of question: I'm not sure what exactly you are asking, but if there is any question of cardiac problems, the place to have your questions answered would be your physician's office. ...Read more

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Why do I have 3 vein-like lines going up my right arm and under my arm pit?

Why do I have 3 vein-like lines going up my right arm and under my arm pit?

Possibly normal: The blood flow to the arm returns to the heart through veins which enter at or around your arm pit. If you are thin, these may be quite visible. If they are tender, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a lump that appears over night in my right arm pit? 60 year old male.

Should I be concerned about a lump that appears over night in my right arm pit? 60 year old male.

A: A lump in the arm pit (axilla) that presents suddenly, may be a cyst, abscess (infection) enlarged lymph node, or even a tumor. You have to consider the fact that it may have been small and went unnoticed until recently. There are many questions that would give a clue as to what it is. Does it hurt? Is it red? Have you had fever? Recent weight loss?
I suggest you go in to see your doctor for an evaluation. A more detailed history and physical will be done in order to make a diagnosis and start any treatment necesarry.
Good luck. ...Read more

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My right arm feels heavy and swollen from the elbow up to inside of my arm pit. I have pain in it as well.

Concerning: You need to have an ultrasound to make sure you don't have a blood clot in your arm. Call your doctor tomorrow to arrange. ...Read more

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I have some bites at my arm pit area on my right arm and few days later the same kind of bites on my left also underarm area.

I have some bites at my arm pit area on my right arm and few days later the same kind of bites on my left also underarm area.

Bites or Infection: Maybe bites. Maybe not. Do you shave? Infections do occur under the arm pits. Shaving can spread from one side to another. Do you have pets? Check them for fleas. If they are bites they should heal pretty fast. If they don't or if they get larger, tender, swollen, warm or drain anything then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have 3 round itchy blotches on my right arm opposite my arm pit, doughnut like in appearance as darker and raised around the edge, what could it be?

I have 3 round itchy blotches on my right arm opposite my arm pit, doughnut like in appearance as darker and raised around the edge, what could it be?

Can't say without: Seeing. This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have two very small colorless lumps under the skin in my right arm pit that are only painful when pressed. What could this be?

I have two very small colorless lumps under the skin in my right arm pit that are only painful when pressed. What could this be?

Axillary lumps: Hard to say. Possibly lymph nodes, or sebaceous/inclusion cysts. Best bet is to see your physician to get these lumps evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my right arm pit all my test results were normal, is there still a chance it could be cancer?

I have a lump in my right arm pit all my test results were normal, is there still a chance it could be cancer?

Unlikely: Especially since you describe it as somewhat tender. At your age, with the node being tender, not preposterously enlarged or fixed to surrounding tissues, and your not having fever, night sweats or weight loss, the chances of this being a cancer are near zero. ...Read more

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Stinging pain in right shoulder above right arm pit what could cause this sometimes it makes my neck and arm hurt?

Shoulder pain: Shoulder pain common causes and presentations are many but most frequent are soft tissue injury. Like a muscle sprain or even a rotator cuff injury. These injuries can cause pain in the shoulder which could radiate down the arm or to the neck. Other causes could be radiating injury from the neck. Either way you need to see a doctor to further evaluate your problem. Rest the shoulder for now :) ...Read more