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What can lumps underarm mean?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: There are lymph node

Under your arm. These swell for a variety of reasons and it always means something.
Make an appointment with your doctor to figure out why they are swollen.

In brief: There are lymph node

Under your arm. These swell for a variety of reasons and it always means something.
Make an appointment with your doctor to figure out why they are swollen.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology

In brief: Size? number? pain?

Several factors are important.
Lumps under the arms could be cysts, infected and painful, or not. Lymph nodes are also found in this area, but aren't easy to feel unless they're enlarged. Probably fatty tumors (lipomas) could be found there also. If there is concern about pain, infection or swollen lymph nodes, seek medical attention. Moles, seborrheic keratoses, skin tags, warts, etc. Possible.

In brief: Size? number? pain?

Several factors are important.
Lumps under the arms could be cysts, infected and painful, or not. Lymph nodes are also found in this area, but aren't easy to feel unless they're enlarged. Probably fatty tumors (lipomas) could be found there also. If there is concern about pain, infection or swollen lymph nodes, seek medical attention. Moles, seborrheic keratoses, skin tags, warts, etc. Possible.
Dr. Tara Passow
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