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My 11 year son has a painful lump in his armpit. He has also

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My 11 year son has a painful lump in his armpit. He has also been getting an ichy rash on his chest and back that comes and goes.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 4 years ago.

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PediatricMD :

The lump in te armpit is likely to be a lymphnode that is enlarging due to the local itchy rash on the chest and back,

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The itchy rash is likely allergic, but the cause of rash needs to be looked in to,

PediatricMD :

Using benadryl orally, should help along with local application of 1 % hydrocortisone cream available OTC,

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For persistent symptoms, you must be evaluated by your pediatrician though,

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