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3 days ago I got a lump in my right armpit, it hurts when I touch it,

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: May 23, 2022 6:12 AM

Anonymous 35 days

Hello. It’s been several months now that I sometimes notice that my armpit hurts, the strange thing is that they alternate sometimes in one and others in another but it happens very often almost 3 or 4 times a month when I touch it it bothers me it rarely protrudes from the armpit and it hurts a lot, after a week it’s gone but then it happens either in the same one or in the other one.
3 days ago I got a lump in my right armpit, it hurts when I touch it, I have premenstrual syndrome, so my breasts hurt, they are swollen, but I don’t feel anything unusual in my breasts, only in my armpit, what could it be?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 35 days
General Practitioner

Hello and thank you for your question.

Based on your question, I understand that you are worried about your problem. I will try to help you.

For your information, some of the main causes of armpit lumps include:

  • Tissue growth without cancer, fibroids (fibroadenoma)
  • Cyst or fluid -filled sac
  • Allergic reactions to deodorants, antiperspirants, or soaps
  • Viral or bacterial infections
  • An infection that flows into a lump in the armpit
  • Fat growth (lipomas)
  • Side effects to the vaccine
  • Fungal infections
  • Lupus
  • Breast cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia

You can also contact our doctor online for further information and management.

I hope this answer helps you. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Mon May 23 2022 06:12:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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