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Sore Lump Under Armpit
Hidradenitis suppra: Maybe this is not the first time you get it. Sounds like hidradenitis supprativa, which is a form of acne, involving hair follicles, sebaceous glands, and sweat glands. It often enlarges, breaks open and drains pus. Scarring may result. you may need antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medicines and sometimes surgical incision and drainage. Losing weight and wearing loose clothing can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard sore lump under armpit,when I touch it it hurts and my armpit is usually sore,noticed it yesterday ?
Some possibilities: Pain in the armpit can be from the skin, the muscles, the lymph nodes, the ribs, etc... The best person to see first is the primary care doctor, who can then refer to a specialist if he is not able to diagnose and solve the problem. A lump can be a cyst, a lymph node, an infected oil gland in the skin, a skin abscess, etc... (so a doctor should take a look). ...Read more
Lymph node: More than likely you have an acute infection somewhere on the upper extremity that is seeding a lymph node in your arm pit. The lymph node filters the bacteria, virus or fungus and then reacts as "killer cells" come to attack the agent. The lymph node responds by growing, producing more cells, and can get tender due to the agents and chemicals released. You may need antibiotics or see pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen sore lump under right armpit. I feel stuffy in the head. Should i be concerned about this lump? How long should I wait before dr visit?
I have a sore lump under my left armpit. It wont go away, wont come to a head. Please help. Tried antibacterial soaps, tea tree oil etc....
Coughing, sneezing, sore throat, doc said lump under armpit thats been there for 5 mnths was a cyst. No fever. Just nausea and left chest pain?
Cannot diagnose: But the two things you describe may or may not be related to each other. He should be seen again by the doctor and diagnosed definitively and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
Have it checked out: They should not be sore. You should have these lumps which are likely lymph nodes evaluated. This could be a reflection of an infection. Another cause of lymph node swelling and soreness is lymphoma-a type of cancer of the white blood cells that is localized in the lymph nodes. You should have it evaluated. ...Read more
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