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Small lump in left breast near armpit and in neck. Cyst or tumor?

Small lump in left breast near armpit and in neck. Cyst or tumor?

Need to see adoctor: You need to see a medical doctor, get evaluated and be appropriately directed. ...Read more

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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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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What would cause 3 marble sized lumps in a male's groin area?

What would cause 3 marble sized lumps in a male's groin area?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Bean sized painful lump in the middle of my breasts?

Bean sized painful lump in the middle of my breasts?

Folliculitis: Though it is hard to guess without seeing but it could be folliculitis ( inflammation of hair follicle) or may be a boil. If you don't recall any injury than this might be most likely. If getting bigger/ staying painful then it needs to be examined and treated. ...Read more

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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??

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

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Recently found a marble sized lump in my left armpit. Not painful. Armpit itches in area of lump. That his how i found it. Cause 4 concern? Ideas?

Recently found a marble sized lump in my left armpit. Not painful. Armpit itches in area of lump. That his how i found it. Cause 4 concern? Ideas?

Various causes: A persistent marble sized lump in the armpit could be a cyst, ingrown hair, early abscess or a growth. If the lump does not recede, have it checked by a physician. ...Read more

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Small knot in armpit. Very tender. Causes?

HMM: Could be many things...Too little info to make a good guess...I'd have to see it and get a good history...Go see your primary care doc.. ...Read more

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I am experiencing groin lump. Hard lump in middle of pubic area ?

I am experiencing  groin lump. Hard lump in middle of pubic area

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Here are some...: Are the lump hurting you in which way, and how long has it been? Without a detailed set of info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of the lump(s), it is hard to tell what it may be. But it is not that hard to sort all related things out correctly for good care by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Pea size nonmovable hard lump in breast painful when touched (upper area near chest wall) ?

Pea size nonmovable hard lump in breast painful when touched (upper area near chest wall) ?

Painful breast lump: Please kindly see your doctor to get checked out. Being painful it's important to make if it's an infection. ...Read more

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I have pea sized lump in left of neck and was a pea sized lump in right groin but now size of marble, cancer? Or what could this be?

I have pea sized lump in left of neck and was a pea sized lump in right groin but now size of marble, cancer? Or what could this be?

See a physician!: Your doctor will ask you many detailed questions - including what the time span of enlargement has been and your medical history. In combination with a physical exam (of your entire body, including special attention to the consistency of those ymph nodes) and probably some tests, your doctor will narrow down the range of possibilities. ...Read more

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Small hard lump directly under areola in 22 yr old male. What could this be?

Small hard lump directly under areola in 22 yr old male. What could this be?

See below: This is almost certainly at your age gynecomastia which is a benign lesion if it grows or causes you discomfort see a physician but otherwise it is harmless. ...Read more

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24 year old female. Discomfort in left breast. Movable and slightly painful lump on left side. Had small lump in armpit that hurt and moved around. After two weaks, lump in armpit spread vertically, and has a thin painful hard line that goes to elbow?

24 year old female. Discomfort in left breast. Movable and slightly painful lump on left side. Had small lump in armpit that hurt and moved around. After two weaks, lump in armpit spread vertically, and has a thin painful hard line that goes to elbow?

Probably: an infected lymph node in the axilla, lymphadentis, you need to see your doctor for assessment, or a surgeon, you may very well need antibiotics, meanwhile, use some warm compresses, rest and pain killers till seen, all the best ...Read more

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Left armpit is swollen, right breast has a small lump felt when examining standing up. Swelling/lump in neck near collarbone. Family history of b.C?

Left armpit is swollen, right breast has a small lump felt when examining standing up. Swelling/lump in neck near collarbone. Family history of b.C?

Needs work-up: Many conditions can cause the feeling of a lump in the breast, but certainly you should see your doctor and have this examined. You may need a mammogram and further work-up, especially if there is a family history of breast ca, even though you are young. Some "lumpiness" may occur with your period and then resolve. Also, the swelling near your collarbone and l armpit need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a hard, grape size, painless lump in my neck?

I have a hard, grape size, painless lump in my neck?

How hard?: Many lymph nodes are firm (like your strong, lean muscles), but hard (like your knuckle) is worrisome and may require biopsy. If the latter's the case, get seen now; otherwise, ask your personal physician at your next physical exam. ...Read more

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Bb size hard lump in male breast?

Bb size hard lump in male breast?

Needs to be checked: Might be an old trauma or a lesion requiring surgery. See your doc. ...Read more

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Have a larger lump in middle of chest on sternum not sebaceous gland as too hard and smaller lumps above in centre of sternum?

Have a larger lump in middle of chest on sternum not sebaceous gland as too hard and smaller lumps above in centre of sternum?

Biopsy: Easier for doctor to diagnose with physical exam, both visual and touch. If not able to identify what it is with both, they take a biopsy (small piece of tissue) and sent it to a pathologist to be seen under the microscope to identify what it is. ...Read more

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61 year old woman with small lump in left breast along sternum. Non moveable , not painful, appeared suddenly cancer maybe? Have had cyst in breast before. Always odd shaped and always in lower breast. Never round and pea sized. Lump can be seen from

61 year old woman with small lump in left breast along sternum. Non moveable , not painful, appeared suddenly     cancer maybe? Have had cyst in breast before. Always odd shaped and always in lower breast. Never round and pea sized. Lump can be seen from

Hello. : Hello. Can't diagnose the cause of this lump. Breast cancer usually would not suddenly appear because it takes a while to grow. It could be a lymph node. I don't know if you have been getting mammograms. It would be important to see your doctor. The doctor may order a chest xray, a mammogram and an ultrasound of the lump. Please get it checked. ...Read more

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