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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.

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

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I have got a painful small lump under my left arm pit, what could this be? Only noticed it today.

I have got a painful small lump under my left arm pit, what could this be? Only noticed it today.

Lymph node/abscess: It needs to be checked.It may be a swollen lymph node due to infection or an abscess like a boil or a cyst ...Read more

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

Im 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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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?

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?

May be OK: Pea sized lumps may just be small abscesses, especially if they are just under the skin. Please see a doctor in the next week to get these checked. ...Read more

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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.

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

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GP checked few times - nothing Temporary sore tender lump under arm pit. Comes / goes. Possibly heat related? Had smell at times - used aluminum roll

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

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What can I do for back pain? Also a lump under arm pit towards left breast?

What can I do for back pain? Also a lump under arm pit towards left breast?

Need work up: Lump word must be checked by your m.D and fell the size, consistency, pain or no ? Back pain at age 35 , find the cause ice pack, yoga, breating exc, ortopedic needs to find the cause. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Had csection monday and 2days ago noticed a lump under arm pit (swollen glands)milk glands? Also swolling in groin area and I have swelling feet, legs.

Get checked: Swollen armpit could be milk starting to form some of breast tissue actually extends into axilla if feet swelling does not improve with elevation of the feet get checked. ...Read more