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Child having swelling in arm pit and red scratches. Applied cortizone and soft lump is still present. Blood and urine tests done. Cancer?

We noticed last night while giving bath to a 7 year old a swelling in his right armpit and some red scratches. He said it was itchy. We put cortizone and within minutes the swelling is gone but we found a soft lump/rubbery in it. He has no symptoms, very energetic, jumps up and down like a monkey and never gets tired running around. Since it's weekend and we're having a heart attack due to worry we still went to urgent care facility but the attending physician only ran blood tests and urine tests upon our request. He said nothing systemic, it's just a lump and we should go to his primary doctor. Still worried sick. We think of the worst and if we google this, cancer is the word you usually see. We have no history of cancer both sides immediate family. What could possibly this be? thank you!
Asked On : Wed, 9 Oct 2013
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No need to worry and over conscious, it is not at all the thing which you are thinking for, it may be some local boil and will go away soon with anti inflammatory drug alone do not apply any steroid containing preparation this could flair up the condition, watch for body temperature, have good day.
Answered: Wed, 9 Oct 2013
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