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I have had a bump just in the corner of my armpit which has been very painful and now, pus has started to come out which is really smelly.

I have had a bump just in the corner of my armpit which has been very painful and now, pus has started to come out which is really smelly.

Abscess: You need to see a doctor, have this cultured, perhaps undergo incision and drainage if it has not completely drained yet, and may need specific antibiotics. Do not wait, go now. ...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've had nodules under my armpits and ugly red bumps (i shave) just squeezed nodule very hard and hard white puss came out.? What is this

Folliculitis: Shaving can irritate hair follicles, which can lead to folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle). Plugging of the hair follicles and ingrown hairs can lead to secondary infection with bacteria, which form pustules (pimples) and abscesses (boils). ...Read more

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Soft bump in armpit. Not a pimple or a boil. Doesn't have a head and when squeezed nothing comes out but a little blood.

Soft bump in armpit. Not a pimple or a boil. Doesn't have a head and when squeezed nothing comes out but a little blood.

See a doctor: This should be examined by a professional. Enlarged lymph nodes, cysts, tumors, infections and other causes are all to be considered. See somebody soon. ...Read more

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What is it when you get bumps under your arm in armpit, when they are squeezed black stuff or gray stuff come out. I read about clogged sweat gland?

What is it when you get bumps under your arm in armpit, when they are squeezed black stuff or gray stuff come out. I read about clogged sweat gland?

Cysts: This dsecribes cysts which may become infected if they are squeezed. The best option is to remove the area permanently with a minor procedure in the office with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I got a big red bump under my arm and it hurts. I squeezed it and blood& fluid came out not it is just red and hard. What should I do?

I got a big red bump under my arm and it hurts. I squeezed it and blood& fluid came out not it is just red and hard. What should I do?

Abscess: Hi, an abscess is the body's way of "walling off" an infection it cannot fight on its own. It will be a growing, warm, red, tender mass, and could form anywhere on the body. Tx often consists of incision and draining of pus, heat, rest, and possible antibiotics. Recurrent axillary abscess' are called hidradenitis supprativa, responds to sugery, laser, and restriction of close shaving practices. ...Read more

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This morning I squeezed out a lot of white deodorant lie substance from under my arm and then a mole like bump appeared. What is this?

This morning I squeezed out a lot of white deodorant lie substance from under my arm and then a mole like bump appeared. What is this?

One or many?: If this is from a single lesion, then it may just be a pimple-like issue. If there are multiple lesions especially if the pubic area is also involved, then this an inflammatory issue of the hair follicles. Sometimes regular use of an antiperspirant would help others may need regular intake of an antibiotic. See dermatologist if lesions are persistent. ...Read more

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Painful bump in armpit?

Painful bump in armpit?

May be infection: You need to see your position. This could be infection like a boil. Could be a tender lymph node. Your physician can best evaluate this. ...Read more

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I have a big bump under my armpit?

Needs to be seen: In your armpit, its commonly a local skin abcess (infection). Or it could be a lymph node. Either of things should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Bumps or bites in armpit, is this normal?

Bumps or bites in armpit, is this normal?

See doctor: Bumps in armpit could be glands, ingrown hair. abscess, cyst, allergic rash, please consult a doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a bump under my armpit?

What should I do if I have a bump under my armpit?

Get it: Checked out! Needs "hands on" examination. Culd be anything from a plugged sweat gland, ingrown hair, to a swollen lymph gland (important)
Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a bump in my armpit. Don't know what this is?

Bump: Common ones are lymph nodes, lipoma etc. You want someone to feel it in person. ...Read more

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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

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I found two pimple looking bumps under both armpits!!!?

I found two pimple looking bumps under both armpits!!!?

Armpit pimples: Armpit is a very common place to develop a few inflamed pimples. Folliculitis https://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/folliculitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20361634 ...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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I have an internal bump on my armpit it doesn't hurt and I can move it?

I have an internal bump on my armpit it doesn't hurt and I can move it?

May be: An axillary lymph node, or a sebaceous cyst or an infected hair follicle. Can't say what it is with available information. ...Read more

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Help! I found two pimple looking bumps under both armpits! What could they be?

Help! I found two pimple looking bumps under both armpits! What could they be?

Cysts: There are several possibilities. You need to see a skin doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...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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I always get random bumps under my armpit they come and go sometimes painful sometimes they arent?

Inflammation: You may have a condition called hidadrenitis suppuritiva. This is an inflammation and infection condition of the apocrine glands in the axillae. These sometimes need antibiotics or surgical treatment. To be sure this is the condition, you should see your health provider. ...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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Recently felt a little bump in armpit, a little bit hurt when pressed, no excretion or anything. What could that be?

Recently felt a little bump in armpit, a little bit hurt when pressed, no excretion or anything. What could that be?

Probably benign: Small infections and cysts of the skin under the armpit are common and not a cause for alarm. However if it keeps growing or is deeper than the skin (does it move when you move the skin?) it may represent a lymph node, and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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There's a bump under my armpit that has been there for a fee weeks, it hasn't grown is that something to worry about?

May be: It could just be an ingrown hair or a skin tag. However, there are glands in the armpit too, and you don't want one of those to be swollen for more than about a week. It could also be a cyst. You probably should get checked out to make sure it isn't anything serious. ...Read more

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I always get bumps or lumps under armpits when I shave. Sometimes they are painful and sometimes they arent. Wht cld it be?

I always get bumps or lumps under armpits when I shave. Sometimes they are painful and sometimes they arent. Wht cld it be?

It can be hair folli: This could be irritation of the hair follicles. There are certain medical conditions that can lead to this. Your physician may send you to a dermatologist to clarify the diagnosis. This can be a common problem when hair follicles are irritated. However there are some medical syndromes which can irritate a lot of hair follicles and that needs to be excluded. These hair follicles can be infected. ...Read more

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My sister is 14 years old and she said it's a bump under her armpit that hurt really bad and she said she notice the bump yesterday?

My sister is 14 years old and she said it's a bump under her armpit that hurt really bad and she said she notice the bump yesterday?

Infected cyst: It could be a lymph node, on infected cyst, either oil cyst, ot sweating gland cyst.
either way she needs to see a doctor, she might need antibiotic, and possible drainage.
so please take het to her doctor, or urgent care facility. ...Read more

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I have been finding these painful hard bumps under the skin in my armpits. They come and go. Not sure if should be worried about them.

I have been finding these painful hard bumps under the skin in my armpits. They come and go. Not sure if should be worried about them.

Have them Checked: Sounds like lymph nodes? Male/female don't ignore. The axillary nodes receive drainage from the arm, thoracic wall, and breast. Infections, including cat scratch disease, are common causes of axillary lymphadenopathy. Could be insignificant to even cancer.Also rare, silicone breast implants can cause supraclavicular and axillary lymphadenopathy; regional node. ...Read more