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Lump on lower part of armpit

I would like to ask something. I recently discovered a lump on my armpit 2 months ago. Its small and a bit painful when i touch it. Last week i thought it was already gone but today its back again. Do you think its a sign of cancer? What should I do? I hope you can help me. Thank you.
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It sounds like you might have a lymph node in the axillary region (armpit area). This is often reactive (e.g., secondary to infection and/or inflammation), but can also be pathologic (e.g., metastasis secondary to breast, lymphoma, or other cancer). If it does not improve/resolve, you should see your doctor who may order imaging such as targeted ultrasound.
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Hello~when it comes to lumps, I always think it is a good idea to have it checked by your doctor, this will give you peace of mind and you won't be "guessing" as to what it could be.
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