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I have a small lump underarm, i squeezed it and some puss came out. It this a cyst? Its been there for bout 4 months.

I have a small lump underarm, i squeezed it and some puss came out. It this a cyst? Its been there for bout 4 months.

See a doctor: This could be a cyst, a small abscess, a necrotic lymph node from a variety of conditions. You must be examined and treated by a physician. Good luck. ...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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I am an 18 year old male who has noticed a small soft painless lump on each underarm, I've known of one for more than a month with no signs of growth?

I am an 18 year old male who has noticed a small soft painless lump on each underarm, I've known of one for more than a month with no signs of growth?

Enlarged lymph node : Could be enlarged lymph node. You can develop these if you have any type of infection on that arm, ranging from torn cuticle or infected splinter to significant injury. A physician would need to exam you to be sure and likely you would have a blood test meauring your WBC count. ...Read more

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Small lump under left armpit and hurts?

Small lump under left armpit and hurts?

Cannot say: without an exam AND Hidrantiva is quite common. so are lymph nodes Hidrantiva will certainly need antibiotics if not mild outpatient surgical drainage. It's going to have to be looked at. ...Read more

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What is this small lump under my armpit?

Lymph node/ cyst?: It could be an enlarged lymph node or a cyst. A doctor can help you to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Why would I have a small lump under my right armpit? I'm a 28 yr old male.

Why would I have a small lump under my right armpit? I'm a 28 yr old male.

Lump: Lumps can be simple things like blocked glands or lipomas which are fat cells , cysts . Hard to say without examination, please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Have a small hard lump in my right armpit, I am well but lump is irritating what could be wrong?

Have a small hard lump in my right armpit, I am well but lump is irritating what could be wrong?

Several posibilities: Could be a lymph node, an inflamed hair follicle, a mole, several other possibilities. Get it checked, especially if it doesn't go away in the next few days, becomes more swollen or painful, or you develop a fever. ...Read more

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I have a small lump in my armpit that only hurts slightly when I press on it. Should I be worried?

I have a small lump in my armpit that only hurts slightly when I press on it. Should I be worried?

Lymphnode swelling: Most likely an inflamed lymph node but it could also be an abscess or most concerningly a breast lump. I'd advise seeing your doctor and having an ultrasound done asap. ...Read more

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Last night i noticed a small lump on my armpit, it irritates a little but doesn't bother me much, but should I be worried?

Skin or deep tissue?: Lumps in armpit skin are common and generally not a cause for immediate concern, as long as they are not growing. Cancerous lumps in the armpit tend to be deep to the skin. If you have one of those, i would make an appointment to see your doctor. You can then cancel your appointment if it goes away before your appointment comes around. ...Read more

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I have a small lump under skin in right armpit, I have had it about 1 month , should I get it checked or am I just being silly?

I have a small lump under skin in right armpit, I have had it about 1 month , should I get it checked or am I just being silly?

Yes: get it "checked out" You are not silly! Chances are its a benign SEBACEOUS cyst(Very common underarms!) NEVERTHELESS it should be checked out at your age! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more