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Lump in right underarm during 7 weeks pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello doc..
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I recently became pregnat
User :   am 27yrs
User :   28actually
User :   and am 7 weeks pregnat
Doctor :   ok
User :   last 2 months iv noticed a small lump on my right under arm
User :   very small
User :   and it hurts when i press it
Doctor :   since how many days you have this
User :   its not external
User :   i noticed it when i went for an underarm wax in may
Doctor :   does it pain?
User :   yes on touching an presssing
User :   otherwise not
User :   when i went to hospital i talked to a junior resident who passed it off casually and said till i dont get fevert i sud not be concerned
Doctor :   In fact you do not have to worry about the underarm boil
Doctor :   It is not good to take a medicine while you are pregnant
Doctor :   You can apply CALADRYL lotion there
User :   with all talks about breast cancer and detecting it early, i was concerned
User :   i will try that
User :   but it is not external
User :   that is what worries me
Doctor :   You should be knowledgeable about Breast cancer but it should not cause your worries
Doctor :   At this age you should be screened for it
User :   means?
Doctor :   with self breast examination
Doctor :   any lump should see a doctor
Doctor :   Mammogram is to be started from age 35
User :   There is no other lump except this
Doctor :   to detect the cancer early
Doctor :   Do you have fever
User :   had it for one day
User :   99 deg
User :   but it went with one crocin
Doctor :   that is ok
User :   so i sud not be concerned about this
Doctor :   The lump disappears on its own
Doctor :   so no concern
User :   how long cud it take
Doctor :   another 3 days
Doctor :   meanwhile if you have pain you can take CROCIN
User :   but its been there for 2 months
Doctor :   What is the size
Doctor :   and is it increasing
User :   very small
User :   its like an ant bite
User :   but onternal
User :   and no size has not increased
Doctor :   Then do not worry
Doctor :   at all
User :   ok
User :   ill try calydyl and see if it subsides
Doctor :   It takes its time to come down, for the matter of fact it is not cancer
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   Anything else
User :   i am only having folic acid
Doctor :   YEs
Doctor :   continue with it
User :   is ther anything else too that i sud have in my pregnancy
Doctor :   No medicine required
Doctor :   Just good food and good exercise from week 13
User :   excersise as in walks
Doctor :   yes
User :   will keep it in mind
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   HAve you filled the feedback form
User :   it has helped a huge tension off my mind
User :   yes i did
Doctor :   THanks for consulting us.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye doc
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