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Could an armpit lump under the skin be a clogged sweat gland? I've had it for 2+ months.

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes, & other things

Armpit (axilla) lump under the skin could be a clogged sweat gland; also could be a lymph node enlarged due to infection in area that it drains, such as any part of the upper extremity down to the fingernail; of course those nodes also drain the breast and chest wall in the area, which could be from infection or cancer.
Lymphoma would be also very serious. If it's two months, time to see your pcp.

In brief: Yes, & other things

Armpit (axilla) lump under the skin could be a clogged sweat gland; also could be a lymph node enlarged due to infection in area that it drains, such as any part of the upper extremity down to the fingernail; of course those nodes also drain the breast and chest wall in the area, which could be from infection or cancer.
Lymphoma would be also very serious. If it's two months, time to see your pcp.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

This could be something else.
See your dermatologist for possible biopsy or referral to other specialist.

In brief: Yes

This could be something else.
See your dermatologist for possible biopsy or referral to other specialist.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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