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A bump or knot under my arm , about half inch around ?

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Dr. Keira Barr
Dermatology
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In brief: Varied causes

There are several possibilities including an inflammed follicle, cyst or possibly and inflammed lymph node due to the former. More serious considerations including lymph node swelling from other causes or neoplasms are possible.
If the problem does not resolve within 1-2 weeks which is typical timing in the setting of inflammation it's best to get evaluated by your physician.

In brief: Varied causes

There are several possibilities including an inflammed follicle, cyst or possibly and inflammed lymph node due to the former. More serious considerations including lymph node swelling from other causes or neoplasms are possible.
If the problem does not resolve within 1-2 weeks which is typical timing in the setting of inflammation it's best to get evaluated by your physician.
Dr. Keira Barr
Dr. Keira Barr
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Multiple causes

Depending on the location and whether it is soft, hard, moveable, or tender it could be a lymph node, fatty tumor, abscess.
You should see a doctor and have it looked at.

In brief: Multiple causes

Depending on the location and whether it is soft, hard, moveable, or tender it could be a lymph node, fatty tumor, abscess.
You should see a doctor and have it looked at.
Dr. Swati Avashia
Dr. Swati Avashia
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