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I have a small bump in my armpit. What could this be?

I have a small bump in my armpit. What could this be?

See a doctor: It could be a tumor, cyst or lymph node reaction to infection or something else. You need to see a doctor to get a exam and find out the cause. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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I have 2 small hard bumps in my armpit. What could they be?

Boil/Swollen glan: It could be a boil or swollen glands but to make the proper diagnosis, one has to visualize and examine the lesions to determine the nature. See a PCP. ...Read more

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Feel small bump under left armpit. When i touch it it hurts. What could this be.

Feel small bump under left armpit.  When i touch it it hurts. What could this be.

Hidratenitis: Most likely you have a condition which is called hidratenitis. This usually resolves on its own, though some recommend discontinuing your antiperspirant to avoid further worsening of the symptoms. In some instances, it is severe enough to warrant antibiotic therapy, so i would recommend an evaluation with your physician if the symptoms do not resolve in a few days. ...Read more

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There's this small dark patch near my armpits which has been there for 8 months. Initially it was an itchy bump but now its just a mark. What is it?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history and examining the "patch". It would be useful discuss it with your doctor at the next visit. ...Read more

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My armpits are breaking out in like an itchy radh and there are small bumps that itch. What is it?

My armpits are breaking out in like an itchy radh and there are small bumps that itch. What is it?

Sweat gland infectio: Prabably Hydradenitis Suppurativa If over weight lose weight. Keep area dry & clean. Apply tea tree oil 3 times daily- available in most pharmacies & inexpensive. See a doctor. ...Read more

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A painful purple bump in my armpit popped. Now there is a small hole there. Will it heal by itself or should I be worried about this?

A painful purple bump in my armpit popped. Now there is a small hole there. Will it heal by itself or should I be worried about this?

Likely ok: What you are describing is likely a small boil or abscess that burst. If this is relatively small (like the size of a pencil eraser or smaller) then there is a good chance that the body will heal this. If there is any concern though, please follow up with a doctor. Best! ...Read more

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Hello, I have a small bump in my armpit. No it doesn't hurt. It is red and it is like a small bump. I got it after shaving my armipt. Thank you.

I'm Guessing: The best way to be sure would be to see and feel this lump, but, it sounds like you scratched the skin open and you have either an inflamed lymph node or possibly an infected skin sweat gland. If this continues to bother you for more than 5-7 days, please see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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, my daughter age 15 has these small bumps under both of her armpits. Never shaved before. They all gathered and they itches her terrible please help?

, my daughter age 15 has these small bumps under both of her armpits. Never shaved before. They all gathered and they itches her terrible please help?

Armpits: Your daughter may be allergic to her deoderant and possibly have irritated her hair follicles, see a dematologist for help. ...Read more