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I am sore under my arm but it looks normal.I can feel a small

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I am sore under my arm but it looks normal.I can feel a small bump under the skin in the upper part of my under arm
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 years ago.

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sometimes hormonal changes can cause soreness under your arm pits, either before or after your period.

Dr. David :

is the small bump right under the skin?

JACUSTOMER-d5kpk4ug- :

Yes

Dr. David :

this could be a plugged sweat gland or an infected hair follicle possibly.

Dr. David :

it is normal to sometimes feel a small lymph node in the arm pit.

JACUSTOMER-d5kpk4ug- :

I am on Mirena Coil for two months now

Dr. David :

normal lymph nodes are soft, mobile, less than 2cm in size.

Dr. David :

I see, you are on the mirena coil IUD for birth control.

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have you gotten a mammogram of your breast this year?

JACUSTOMER-d5kpk4ug- :

No for severe anaemia

JACUSTOMER-d5kpk4ug- :

Havent had mammogram

Dr. David :

because you were bleeding too much?

JACUSTOMER-d5kpk4ug- :

YEs

Dr. David :

it is a good idea to get a mammogram once a year at your age.

Dr. David :

has the mirena helped with the heavy periods?

JACUSTOMER-d5kpk4ug- :

yes

Dr. David :

that is good.

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what other questions do you have?

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None

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