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Soft Lump Under Arm
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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?
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.
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
Swelling in my armpit has left, but I can feel lumps/knots remaining with a painful cord like line that extends from armpit into underneath arm. Any idea of what this could be?
You may have a: case of Hydradinitis suppurativa .C ur doc for management.This runs in families. ...Read more
I have a mass on left side of neck and a mass on left under arm pit. Can you please tell me what this is?
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 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
VERY painful lump in my armpit x1 day. The pain extends to the underside of my upper arm and shoulder. Has happened before, but never this bad. Dx?
May: Need antibiotics or I and D. May stop use of deodorants and try spray. ...Read more
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?
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