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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   help!
Doctor :   HI
User :  
i have a painful lump under my armpit, about 1cm
Doctor :  
HOW CAN I HELP YOU
User :  
when i press it or raise my arms it hurts
User :  
i have a painful lump under my armpit that is about 1cm by 1cm
Doctor :  
K SINCE WHEN YOU ARE HAVING
User :  
it is oval shaped
User :  
since three days ago
Doctor :  
IS IT HARD OR SOFT?
Doctor :  
YOUR AGE AND GENDER
User :  
hard
User :  
i am a female teenager
Doctor :  
K
Doctor :  
UR AGE?
User :  
14
Doctor :  
IS ANY 1 IN YOUR FAMILY IS HAVING BREAST CANCER?
User :   no
Doctor :  
IS THAT SWELLING FILLED WITH PUS OR BLOOD
Doctor :  
I WILL SUGGEST YOU 1 TEST KINDLY DO IT
User :   it almost feels like it is in a blood vessle
Doctor :  
AND GO TO A SURGEON FOR REMOVAL OR EXCISION
Doctor :  
FNAC TEST
User :  
i can lift it away if i pull my skin
Doctor :  
NO DON'T DO IT
User :  
it isn't attached to my muscles
Doctor :  
IT IS VERY PRONE FOR INFECTION
User :  
i don't mean take it off i just mean that it moves with my skin
User :  
like if i pull my skin it comes with the skin
Doctor :  
K
Doctor :  
YOU BETTER DO THAT TEST AND GO TO A SURGEON

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