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Pregnant with big lump on right arm pit, after injecting a flu vaccine, very painful. Is it normal?

hello, i am currently 3months pregnant now,last month my midwife inject me a flu vaccine but 2weeks after i noticed that i have a big lump on my right arm pit.when i touch it i can feel the pain up til now.else, i saw a small black heads/pimple on my left nipple 2days ago and peel off on itself today but its kinda painful..i just want to know what does it mean,is it just normal?just my left nipple does have this pimples .
Asked On : Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dec 2012
Hello Angeligue,

Thanks for posting on HCM

From your description you are presenting a developing abscess under your armpit which is usually due to bacteria infection like staph and you will require a course of antibiotics such as amoxicillin+ clavulinic acid. The pimple you are describing might be a folliculitis. Antibiotics prescribed might be helpful too.
You can get your gynobs to examine you first for the abscess and the pimple before you take any medications especially as you are pregnant.

Hope this helps
Answered: Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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