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Underarm lump

Underarm lump: Introduction

An underarm (axillary) swelling or mass symptom described as "Underarm lump" is most likely related to swollen underarm lymph nodes, of which there are numerous causes. Other possiblities include a skin lump that appears under the arm, such as an infected skin follicle in underarm hair. Less likely is a particular local underarm condition. Because of the possibility of severe conditions, this symptom needs prompt professional medical diagnosis....more »

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Causes of Underarm lump:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Underarm lump. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Underarm lump:

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Underarm lump: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Underarm lump

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Message Boards for Underarm lump

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Underarm lump: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Underarm lump

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Organs affected by Underarm lump:

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Detailed list of causes of Underarm lump

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How Common are these Causes of Underarm lump?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Underarm lump. Of the 37 causes of Underarm lump that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 31 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Underarm lump:

The following list of conditions have 'Underarm lump' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Plague ... swollen armpit lymph nodes


  • Whitlow ... swollen armpit lymph nodes

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Causes of Underarm lump Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Underarm lump based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Classifications of Underarm lump:

    Medical Conditions associated with Underarm lump:

    Lump (342 causes), Underarm symptoms (43 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Armpit symptoms (43 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Underarm lump:

    Underarm symptoms (43 causes), Swollen lymph nodes (452 causes), Lumps (342 causes), Folliculitis, Axillary lymphadenopathy (21 causes), Hidradenitis suppurativa (7 causes)

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