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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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Why do I have a small ball on my armpit?

Why do I have a small ball on my armpit?

Lymph node?: It could be a lymph node -- and it's important that you have your doctor examine it. Lymph nodes drain from other structures in the area, and you need to see your doctor to be sure all is well. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my armpit it feels like a little ball or marble under the skin. I have had it for months it was small but now bigger and painful.

I have a lump on my armpit it feels like a little ball or marble under the skin. I have had it for months it was small but now bigger and painful.

Lymph node: You could have an infected lymph node or infected sebaceous cyst. Either way sounds lie you need to see a medical doctor. Keep warm moist compresses on area and use ibuprofen until you can get in. ...Read more

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I have a small knot under my armpits and it doent hurt?

I have a small knot under my armpits and it doent hurt?

Might be a node: A small painless lump in your armpit may be just a lymph node. Unless you're getting more of them there or other places, it's growing, or having other symptoms (rashes, fevers, sweats, etc), i wouldn't worry too much. If it doesn't go away over the next couple of weeks, you could have someone check just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have this marble size ball on armpit, what should I do for it?

I have this marble size ball on armpit, what should I do for it?

See youy Doc: Obviously this could be a simple problem that may go away on its own, such as a cyst. It also could be something far more serious as a malignant tumor. Get it evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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I have like a small grain under my armpit that hurt me a little bit especially when iam stretching it showed up suddenly I am a male

I have like a small grain under my armpit that hurt me a little bit especially when iam stretching it showed up suddenly 
I am a male

Infected cyst: you could have infected cyst from shaving under your arm pit. Try to use a clean razor and wash it well with soap and water then apply antibiotics ointment ...Read more

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I have a me in my right armpit and it hurt it will get bigger then get small and if i pitch it white stuff comes out of it should I be worried?

Sebaceous cyst : You may have an infected follicle or a sebaceous cyst or other. The white stuff may look like melted cheese. Sometimes this needs surgical removal or it will recur. See your doctor for surgical evaluation. If there are more of them then hydratinitis may be another diagnosis. ...Read more

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