An armpit lump refers to the enlargement of an underarm lymph node. Lymph nodes are small, oval-shaped glands that are located throughout the body and play an important role in the immune system. Armpit lumps may also be caused by cysts, infection, or irritation due to shaving or using antiperspirants. Lumps may feel small or be extremely visible in other cases. Seek medical attention if you have an armpit lump that gradually becomes enlarged, is not painful, or does not go away.
Aug 24, 2015 ... Armpit lumps may be caused by cysts, infection, or irritation from shaving. ... have
an armpit lump that gradually becomes enlarged, isn't painful, ...
Aug 15, 2014 ... So, bottom line: If the underarm lump you feel is red and/or painful, and growing
noticeably, see your doctor. Or if you have a new lump of any ...
Jan 14, 2016 ... Is a lump in your armpit considered a breast lump? ... more likely to be cancer
than one that's painful, softer, and moveable, such a lump doesn't ...
Aug 14, 2015 ... Cysts or abscesses under the skin may also produce large, painful lumps in the
armpit. These may be caused by shaving or use of ...
Armpit boil (furuncle): A skin infection of a single hair follicle and surrounding skin
. It causes a painful, red lump on the skin, which may grow into an abscess.
The lump appeared suddenly and grew with pain which made it ... Whether you
feel these lumps may be cancerous or common, I highly advise ...
It is quite natural to feel alarmed when you discover a lump in your armpit or
anywhere in your body. Do not panic. In most cases, this is nothing serious and is
A lump in the armpit is likely to be a swollen lymph gland, ... is getting bigger; is
painful; feels hard; grows back after it's been removed.
Mar 5, 2015 ... For example, a condition called hidradenitis suppurativa causes painful,
underarm (or groin) lumps that come and go with hormonal shifts.