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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?

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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One month ago i felt a small bump or pimple under my left armpit. It is still there. Do mot have my pain. What could it be?

Lymph node: Could be a swollen node. Get it checked by your doc as skin swellings, rashes, etc can be very hard to diagnose on this kind of forum. ...Read more

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I've had a rash with small bumps in my right armpit for over two weeks and it is developing in my other armpit as well. How should I treat?

I've had a rash with small bumps in my right armpit for over two weeks and it is developing in my other armpit as well. How should I  treat?

Hydrocortisone cream: May be from a contact allergy to deodorant or even insect bites. Try deodorant with different ingredients. ...Read more

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I have recently gotten skin coloured and pink to purplish small bumps theirs a patch of them right beside my right armpit and thighs help?!?!

I have recently gotten skin coloured and pink to purplish small bumps theirs a patch of them right beside my right armpit and thighs help?!?!

Without pic ???: The most common cause of a localized ("beside my armpit" "thighs") is skin contact with an irritant or something to which you are allergic. Review all topical products: deodorant, lotion, soap, etc. Unless there is redness/swelling/possible drainage, it is likely not an infection.Two sites:not shingles.OK to try OTC topical cortisone cream/ointment to see if helps. May need exam by your provider. ...Read more

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I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that arent red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?

I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that arent red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?

Check with doctor: You may have hydradenitis which is a skin disease affects the epocrine sweat glands or sebacious glands such as under the arms and under the breasts use warm compresses and you mat need antibiotics if reccurs or persists see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have noticed a small pea-sized bump under the skin of my left armpit. I can move it around. It does not hurt. I've had it for over 6 months now.

I have noticed a small pea-sized bump under the skin of my left armpit.  I can move it around.  It does not hurt.  I've had it for over 6 months now.

Bump under skin: This could be a small lymph node even if not tender. Other options could be cyst or atheroma under the skin. Likely nothing problematic, but an exam with a physician can help sort out if you need further workup. ...Read more

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My 5 year old son started with small bumps by his armpit that resembled skin tags. Over time, they are spreading and getting worse. What could it be?

My 5 year old son started with small bumps by his armpit that resembled skin tags. Over time, they are spreading and getting worse. What could it be?

Molluscum: What you seem to be describing is molluscum contagiosum. Which is a common viral infection of the skin that results in round, firm, painless bumps ranging in size from a pinhead to a pencil eraser. The lesions usually disappear within a year and dont require treatment. ...Read more