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small hard thing under armpit
Discussion in 'All Categories' started by sri - Oct 9th, 2012 8:11 am.
sri
sri
Am a female and 22 years old. Just a few days back i have noticed something hard under the skin of my armpit. Its very small and i cant move it. Its not very much painful. I can feel it only when i touch. What this could be? Should i be concerned about this?
re: small hard thing under armpit by Dr J S Chowhan - Oct 17th, 2012 9:15 am
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Dr J S Chowhan
Dr J S Chowhan
Dear Sri

It is very difficult to diagnose the hard small thing in your armpit without examining it. You should either come to us or consult your GP to examin this nodule. It may be sebacious cyst or Boils

There is usually no predisposing cause, although boils may complicate atopic dermatitis, excoriations, abrasions, scabies or pediculosis. Staphylococcal colonisation is more common on atopic eczema and may contribute to the pathogenesis.

The evidence to link diabetes with furunculosis (multiple crops of boils) is conflicting but when boils affect people with diabetes, they tend to be more extensive.

Other conditions associated with furunculosis include obesity and immune compromise, as with HIV, blood dyscrasias and treatment with immunosuppressive drugs.

It may be Carbuncles. Carbuncles are associated with malnutrition, heart failure, drug addiction, severe generalised skin disease and prolonged steroid therapy. The evidence is conflicting with regard to association with diabetes.

In adults the use of topical steroids is associated with the development of folliculitis.

Differential diagnosis of your hard swelling may be

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