Lump in armpit with fever

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Hello, Doctor-- Within the past four weeks, I have engaged in protected sex with two women who have numerous sexual partners (escorts). I'm not writing to discuss the relative risk involved, but I have been worried about a lump under my right armpit that I found today. I found it accidentally when showering. I wanted to ask about "armpit lymph node swelling.
Dear chrissy66: A lump in the armpit could be many different things. It could be a simple as an ingrown hair that has become inflamed. You do not mention your age or risk factors for breast cancer, so I will assume average risk. If the lump becomes hard, or does not begin to go away in the next several days, you should see your doctor.
At about 6 p.m. today I noticed a lump in my armpit. It is about the size of a penny and when I try to squeeze the lump it is slightly malleable (it stays a bit deformed and dented before slowly resuming its original shape). It is tender to touch. I am 15 and my mother says that it is probably and ingrown hair or pimple and that in a few days she will help me pop it, but I am worried.
i've got a lump on my armpit right it not so pain fall but i can't see the lump i use Deodorant stick when i get in my room i have one and then after the bath i use different Deodorant stick and the spray it hurt's when i touch it i also have a cold my brother said it also can be a cold doing it
Hello, i am 45 year old female, otherwise in good health, 2 months ago i noticed a lump in my armpit about 1 inch in diameter, no pain just rather large, it cannot be seen by lifting my arm ( area is not raised ) , it seems to be very deep. no redness either and wasn't, (or the area around it) , tender at all.
I am worrying about the hard lump in muscle under armpit. thumping pain in my right hand, arm, neck and jaws. Tingle and feel tight in my hand and fingers. Headache and fever.. feeling hot at nights... Please tell me if anyone got this similar systoms..I am seeing the doctor tomorrow. I am scared..
I have a lump in my armpit that I think has been there for a while. I know for sure I saw it a month ago, but went through 2 surgeries (unrelated?) and that was my last concern - I thought it was a muscle. It has never been painful, red, 'angry' or anything else. I think it's gotten a little bigger, but if it has, it hasn't grown much at all. Last week I went to my doctor and showed it to her.
Thanks vance..but in my life never had armpit pain..usually people have fever,diarrhea,sore throat..that and all common illness, which i might not had scared.but this is new to me.even after taking pills for the last 2 months, it did'nt goes away..will all the condoms in india are good enough to protect from hiv and other STI's, i wonder.feeling very nervous.
Have also had severe pain and lump in my right breast - also undiagnosed. Mammogram was clear but did show lump in skin tissue. Should more tests be done? Would be interested to hear of diagnosis of others with such symptoms.
If you press deeply, you can feel a lump about the size and shape of a jelly bean in the center of his armpit. It feels like a lymph node that is swollen. I can find the same spot in the opposite armpit, and the lymph node is normal size on the other arm. He has no infection, no fever, no sore throat. Also of interest he just got back from a trip to Europe. He does not have medical insurance since he just finished high school and is leaving for the Marine Corps in 8 weeks.
I have had this lump under my armpit for 6 months now and i dont think it has got an bigger in size. The lump isnt red and doesnt feel rock hard. They are painless and only ache slightly when i start touching them, think im just irritating them. Ive had what feels like the same thing behind my ear for 5 years. If i had lymphoma would i have noticed at this stage? I have no other symptoms and feel fine.
Hello, I found a lump right in the middle of my armpit last week. I'm glad I'm not the only one with this problem. It's the size of a dime and it does hurt when I press on it. How long should I wait until I see a doctor?
Got blood drawn and he said to come back in two weeks after thanksgiving.When I returned he examed the lymphnoid in the armpit and said it felt more defined and larger, I thought it felt a bit smaller and had noticed less pain.He went over blood test results and said I was neg for mono and my white blood was alittle elevated (possibly due to small area on hand or cold poss?
Sounds like baby fever to me, but take a test in a week if you miss your period.
Three days ago I have noticed a lump in my left armpit... it is painful.. My husband thinks Ishould wait and see what happens... it is about the size of a large marble... My question is how long should I wait and get it checked out ... for I have no insurance.... can someone advise me...
, no pain swallowing, but an irregular feeling like a lump or abrasion) WITH what seemed to be salivary gland pain, two (first tender, then hard) lymph glands in neck, and pain/throb in armpit, groin, and femoral region (no noticed lumps except swollen pain in groin while on Augmentin) and ear pain. I will say that I have chewed tobacco or smoked cigarettes for approx. 14 years.
there are a lot of lymph nodes in your armpit and they could be swollen with certain infections like cat scratch fever for instance which my girlfriend had last summer at age 19. anyways if you're super super anxious you could insist that your GP biopsy it, and they might humor you although doctors really hate being told how to do their job (and for good reason.
very concern back in 1998 i had surgury for cat scartch fever under left arm I am now having pain in same arm and have a lump above the scar in the middle with pain and pinching by my breast and pain in my left back shoulder could my cat scrach fever come back I also just lost my mother from breast cancer and spinal cancer and brain This discussion is related to <a href='/posts/show/258227'>Lump under left armpit</a>.
As I was feeling it yesterday, I felt a hard small lump right where the breast ends on the left side but higher along side of the armpit..not in the armpit but along side it.It feels like a pea hard lump is just directly underneath the skin and it's itchy sore. I am pmsing and going to start my period some time this coming week and my breasts get sore and lumpy with my period and after my period they go away.
3 weeks ago I became aware of lump in my left armpit, but only because of discomfort, not what I would call real pain (although I have a very high pain threshold). I went to a walk-in centre and saw a nurse on the that Thursday evening and managed to get an appointment at my GP surgery the following Tuesday. At the walk-in centre the diagnosis was a blocked sweat-gland, but the GP diagnosed a swelling in a lymph gland. The GP also checked for lumps in the breast and found nothing.
I had a friend who developed cat scratch fever and had a large lump in his armpit. Pretty impressive but it did take awhile to clear up. Perhaps there's something odd going on with your lymphatic system too. But it would take a doctor to figure that out. Hope you get answers soon.
Hello everyone, a few weeks ago my son started out with a high fever and complaining of back pain. We thought maybe something kidney or urinary related as he was urinating as often..of course we know this could be because of the fever. We saw his doctor and he ordered a CBC and flu culture. The first CBC two weeks ago came back with elevated WBC, and the doc gave him a shot of Rocephin and put him on Zythromax. After the meds, he seemed to be doing better, the fever was down.
) Have you checked to see if you are running a fever? If any of these are present, you should get in touch with your primary care physician. I am sorry for the anxiety and worry you are dealing with...
I found a lump under my left armpit tonight and am very worried. It hurts when you touch it and when I move my arm or just put my arm at my side. It is the same color as my skin with a pale pink center. There is a hair in the center (can't pluck it, it's not long enough, it's right at the surface) and I am not shaving it right now, too afraid it will get worse. I did try to squeeze it and that really hurt and made it slightly bigger.
Hi Welcome to the MedHelp forum! A lump in armpit can be a swollen lymphnode, in response to fungal infection or sweat dermatitis or infection of hair follicles. It can also be folliculitis or a hair follicle infection. It can also be an enlarged lymphnode due to malignancy of breast (rare in males but not impossible). At times it is a cyst too and this can get infected. Consult your PCP for an evaluation. A CT scan can be confirmatory or a fine needle biopsy.
I woke up about a week ago with a lump and swelling with pain in my arm pit. More so in the lft, but pain is in both sides. When I do a self breast exam I do not feel anything in the breast. It is not red in the area. It feels like a squishy mass or tennis ball. I do not have a fever. I am over weight and just thought it was a lump of fat. If it is fat, will it be painful? I really really really do not like going to a doctor. But I will if I have to. What do you think?
about 3 nights ago, I awakened with a painful sensation in my left axillary region. My shirt was pulled tight there, so I thought it was trauma to a lymph node. I could feel a pea- sized lump. Since then it has grown to about 2 cm by 1 cm. , and 1 cm in height. It is red and very tender. It is hard to the touch. I have no fever, and no obvious infections on my arm, hand, or chest. I placed topical cortisone oinment and antibiotic cream. Any ideas for differential diagnosis?
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