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Armpit bump on my right arm, i just noticed it this earlier

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: November 8, 2020 9:18 AM

Anonymous 2 months

I’m an 18 years old female. I just noticed this armpit bump I have while showering. If I extend my arms or press it, it kinda hurt; and because I got scared I search it up, it says if you’re using anti-perspirant deodorant this may cause a bump and I’m actually using that kind of deodorant for a while now but maybe other than that, there are other reasons as to why it suddenly appeared. I already told my Mom about it and she said I don’t have to worry that much but I still am😅 Thank you so much to those who’ll answer

Dr Sashini Seeni 2 months
General Practitioner

Greetings!

Thank you for your question. I understand your worries regarding your condition.

For your information, there is no valid research stating that anti-perspirant deodorant can cause a bump unless your skin is sensitive enough to get irritated by the deodorant or shaving routine. Besides, the bump on armpit usually caused by:

  • Enlarged lymph nodes
  • Cyst
  • Infections
  • Inflammation of lymp nodes
  • Lipoma
  • Breast diseases

You may want to check with your doctor if the bump:

  • Keep enlarging
  • Painful
  • Change in color
  • Multiple
  • Other bump on your breast

Get through your day healthy and energetic.

I cannot give an exact diagnosis by only knowing your symptoms. If you still worried about your condition, do get a proper medical consultation at clinic.

Therefore, please click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you

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