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I have a bumps in my underarm what should I do and I want get ride of it

I have a bumps in my underarm what should I do and I want get ride of it

This: This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination so I would see a dermatologist. Perhaps it might be hidradenitis suppurativa? See a picture and read about treatment options for this condition at the link below. I hope that helps! ...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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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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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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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 have a big bump under my armpit?

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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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 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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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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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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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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Bump in armpit and in instep. Not painful what could it be?

Plantar fibroma: In the foot most likely a plantar fibroma. I would definitely get it checked. If plantar fibroma then a topical medication called verapamil gel. Http://www. Pdlabs. Net/wireless/iphone/plantar_fibromatosis/plantar_fibromatosis. Html. ...Read more

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My armpit is sore but there are no bumps or lumps, what could it be?

Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What could a red thick bump under my armpit mean?

Many possibilities: Could be anything from an enlarged lymph node due to infection, tumor, non-infectious inflammation, or a non-lymphatic mass. This needs to be examined by a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting huge bumps under my armpit that are like boils. They hurt really bad.

Folliculitis: Could be infected hair follicles. I would be concerned about lymph nodes too. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a sister that 14 years old and have a bump in her armpit. She said she have pain when she put on deodorant?

I have a sister that 14 years old and have a bump in her armpit. She said she have pain when she put on deodorant?

See doctor: This could be an infection of the sweat gland, called hirudenitis. Need doctor exam for treatment. ...Read more

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I have "ball" growing inside my right armpit. I can also feel it as a bump when my armpit is open. Should I be concerned?

Tough: There are a number of possibilities that could cause what you describe, which includes a cyst, lymph node, fatty tissue (benign), etc. The most common causes, however, are not worrisome. The best way to know for sure is to have a doctor do an exam and possibly some imaging depending on their thoughts from examination. Make an appointment to see your primary doctor ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my armpit I have to pop it to keep it from hurting and a bunch of pus all ways comes out. What could this be?

I have a bump in my armpit I have to pop it to keep it from hurting and a bunch of pus all ways comes out. What could this be?

Abscess: Most likely an infected gland. Either a sweat gland or sebaceous cyst. You should be seen by a doctor and get treatment. It may require a surgical removal to cure it. ...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