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Ive noticed a mass under my armpit.No pain, just a puffy flesh mass

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For the past week, I''ve noticed a mass under my armpit.No pain, just a puffy flesh mass. What can this be? It''s under my right armpit.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.


I want to get some more detail information about your problem-

What is the size and shape of the mass?

Is it soft or firm or fluid containing sac?

Is it movable or fixed?

Do you have any other disease?

Do you take any other medicine?

Waiting for your reply.

Thank you.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Dr.Saha, the size of the mass is approx two inches. the area is soft. It is fixed. I have no disease. I take a multi vitiman four to five times a week. No major medical ploblems, A headache or slight cold sometimes.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Dr. Saha, I just got up and check the mass again in the mirror. It's actually about the size of an egg, but still soft.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 8 years ago.

Thank you for the information.

The swelling under your arm is possibly due to lipoma or the benign tumor of the fatty tissue which is harmless.

The other possibility may be a cyst.

Physical examination by a doctor will be needed to confirm the diagnosis.

I would advise you to contact your physician or a surgeon for evaluation.

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