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My wife has a small pea sized lump under armpit, painful when

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My wife has a small pea sized lump under armpit, painful when squeezed and smooth texture. The lump tends to get bigger when she touches it alot. Size varies. Would this be a gland?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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HI there

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I'm Dr. Phil

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Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

Hi just a little concerned about my wife

Dr. Phil, MD :

No problem

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you can rest assured this is very unlikely to be cancer

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This is probably a cyst

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when you rub it or squeeze it, fluid leaks out

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this causes an inflammatory reactin

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reaction

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and pain.

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how long has she had it?

Customer:

Approximately a year

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OKay

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very unlikely to be anything serious

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likely a cyst

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okay sir?

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Customer:

Many thanks for your assistance, I was thinking this

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you're welcome :)

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