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I have a lump in my under arm that really hurts?

I have a lump in my under arm that really hurts?

Cyst or infection: Many reasons to develop painful lumps in underarm or axilla. Swollen lymph nodes may or may not be painful. Ingrown hairs can be uncomfortable. Cysts are usually non-tender but if large enough or infected, can be quite painful. Hidradenitis suppurativa is an extreme case of oil glands gone bad. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818 for more info on this topic. ...Read more

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What could be cause of lumps under arm from just above armpit?

What could be cause of lumps under arm from just above armpit?

Lymph nodes: The most common cause of lumps in the armpit is swelling of the lymph nodes or glands that are always there but usually small. They usually grow due to infection such as a virus or a nearby bacterial infection (even in days). The best thing is to talk to the doctor about it. Sometimes the swollen glands are only in one area, and sometimes they are in several areas or "all over". ...Read more

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Chance of lymphoma at 34. Have red painful lumps under arm pit. Scared its lymphoma. ?

Chance of lymphoma at 34. Have red painful lumps under arm pit. Scared its lymphoma. ?

Lymphoma can occur..: ..at any age, but is more common in older people. Lymphoma does not usually cause visible red, painful lumps in the skin. It is usually painless and causes swellings in lymph nodes under the skin or much deeper. Red lumps in the armpits can be due to shaving and ingrown hairs, or furuncles which are like pimples or acne lesions. ...Read more

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I have this weird lump under my armpit and it hurts every time I close my arm. Should I be worried?

I have this weird lump under my armpit and it hurts every time I close my arm. Should I be worried?

Need to be seen: and examined, start with your primary doctor, could be a lymph node reacting to an infection in the area, best wishes ...Read more

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Hard lump under the arm (armpit) very painful, difficult to move my arm up and down. no insurance i need help. ?

You need : To be seen like at a clinic even at a Walgreens or other drugstore where antibiotics can be prescribed. It is possible you have an abscess that need drainage. For now buy Domeboro and dissolve a packet on water and apply soaks to your armpit for 15 minutes 3 times a day. Along with antibiotics may save you from needing drainage.Best ...Read more

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I have a small lump in my right under arm & small than pea. I'm worried about it,what it can be? can it be dangerous?

I have a small lump in my right under arm  & small than pea. I'm worried about it,what it can be? can it be dangerous?

It could be: A lump under the arm could be a lymph node. If it persists more than a month, it should be looked at by a general surgeon and possibly biopsied. Sometimes a cyst in the skin will present this way also. These are benign but can be removed if desired. ...Read more

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Marble size,red,painful bump under arm pit for 5 days now Quite painful.no other lumps or symptoms. Female 37y otherwise healthy.what to do.

Marble size,red,painful bump under arm pit for 5 days now Quite painful.no other lumps or symptoms. Female 37y otherwise healthy.what to do.

Abscess: It is probably an abscess. Sometimes these will settle by themselves, sometimes they need antibiotics, sometimes they need to be cut open to let pus out. If it is quite painful it's probably time to see a doctor ...Read more

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I have a lump under armpit unnoticeable untill recently it almost just tore apart like a small cut and hurts im scared. Sticky hurts to move arm help?

I have a lump under armpit unnoticeable untill recently it almost just tore apart like a small cut and hurts im scared. Sticky hurts to move arm help?

Abscess: Sounds like you had an abscess rupture. Pus drains from the wound, it may have an odor. Wash the area with soap and clean water daily. Apply hot towels or use a heating pad for 20-30 min 6 times a day. Keep some gauze bandages over the wound during the day. If the area around the abscess is red, tender, and getting worse seek medical attention. Sometimes you will need an antibiotic. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I was wondering what these rock hard lumps under my armpits are? They are rock hard and kind of big this morning one of them broke open and now there is a small hole under my arm it was bleeding a little but i can see the inside of my armpit and I am wond

This : This could be many things including inflamed lymph nodes or hidradenitis suppurativa, a condition where one gets cysts and boils in the armpit, groin, and buttock region. Check out the link below for a picture of this condition. You should see a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Lump in my left under arm. Advised its an extra part of my boob that grew in the wrong area that i can just have remove. Second opinon?

Lump in my left under arm. Advised its an extra part of my boob that grew in the wrong area that i can just have remove. Second opinon?

Plausible: but I can't give you a legitimate opinion without an exam. Suggest you see a general surgeon or endocrinologist in your country for second opinion. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have a lump under my skin its in my under arm. I have had a small lump for a few years now once in, awhile it will swell and became tender.

I have a lump under my skin its in my under arm. I have had a small lump for a few years now once in, awhile it will swell and became tender.

Lymph node: It is probably a lymph node. They can swell in response to local infection. If you have a history or risk for cancer though, should ask a dr to look at it. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my right armpit and it hurts. It grew very large in the past week and I have some mild shooting pain in my arm what is it?

Several Things: You need to see a dr. It could be an enlarged lymph node. It could be an infected sweat or sebaceous gland. The inflammation probably is affecting the nerves going into your arm which pass thru the armpit. It is going to take an examination and some investigation to sort out your problem. ...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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I have a cyst/lump under my mole. Its under my arm, in the armpit area. What could this be?

I have a cyst/lump under my mole. Its under my arm, in the armpit area. What could this be?

Many things: Could be anything from a benign cyst to an infection to a tumor. If it bothers you in any way, is new or changing, you should get to a doctor to get it checked out. ...Read more