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Small Lump Under Arm Pit
I have got a very painful small lump under left arm pit, and am very scared it is something serious. Please help! It came up yesterday.
Not cancer: When cancer spreads to a lymph node the node SLOWLY grows larger (it won't suddenly appear) and is not tender or painful. Your lump is a small boil (infected hair follicle). This is a skin abscess(collection of pus) caused by Staph aureus usually. Warm soaks may bring it to a head so it drains. If it continues to enlarge see a physician because MRSA is a possibility, which can get worse. ...Read more
I'm 28 weeks pregnant and a small lump under my right arm pit has appeared. It doesn't hurt but i'm kinda concerned . What could it be?
Lymph node: Heat and observation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Found a small small pea sized lump under my right armpit two days ago. now I have the same thing under my left arm pit. pretty scary. 60 yrs old. no?
My spouse has a painless, small lump in his armpit. He had one before in the other pit but it went away. Any ideas what it could be? He has an appt.
Lump: Armpit lumps are often caused by ingrown hairs, wens or benign inclusion cysts. However, It's well to have a persistent lump checked by a physician to make sure it's not a pathological enlarged lymph node. ...Read more
GP checked few times - nothing
Temporary sore tender lump under arm pit. Comes / goes. Possibly heat related?
Had smell at times - used aluminum roll
Infected lymph nodes: Swelling in the armpit which is painful is due to enlarged infected lymph nodes and it can keep recurring. It can happen by shaving,use of deodorants and irritation..you have seen your GP,. Were you treated with antibiotics or not, Sometimes the lymph nodes have to be excised and biopsied as there are other causes of these lumps called Hydradenitis Suppurutiva which is a genetic condition ...Read more
Sore slightly red lump under arm pit. Feels like rock. Smaller one next to vagina opening. Only had sex with 1 desise free. I do shave. Could it betha?
Infection: You may hve a staph infection that may have spread from your arm pit to your vaginal area. Your infection could have been caused by shaving both areas with and old razor.See your doctor asap because you may have an abcess which will needed to be lanced and drained and started on antibiotics. ...Read more