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What caused a small bump in my arm pit?

I have a small lump under my ampit that is sore and moves when palpated. It is tender in that area when i press my arm to my side. I am 38 y/o female, with no current medical illness. 5 5 , 156 lbs. Hx of right breast lumpectomy aprox 5 yrs ago (benign).
Mon, 3 Aug 2020
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Hello,

It could be a skin infection. I suggest you to take a course of an oral antibiotic e.g either Amoxicillin or Cephalexin for a week.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Kakkar S., Dermatologist
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What caused a small bump in my arm pit?

Hello, It could be a skin infection. I suggest you to take a course of an oral antibiotic e.g either Amoxicillin or Cephalexin for a week. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Kakkar S., Dermatologist