I am having great concerns about a mole that I have had since birth (I'm 19). Oddly enough, it's right in my armpit, and has always been there but never caused any problems.
Recently (within the past month) it has grown swollen, very sensitive and at times painful. I know those are dangerous symptoms, but I cannot rule out one other factor:
About the same time I received these symptoms, I switched deodorants. I have had no other problems with deodorant before, but it's not just the mole that's become sensitive.. it's also the skin in my armpit above it as well (about an inch). I have not gotten any symptoms in my other armpit. So should I have this mole removed ASAP, or could it possibly just be the new deodorant? I'm really worried.. please reply!!
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