An armpit lump, or axillary lump, is often caused by swollen lymph nodes in the armpit. This condition can also be associated with tenderness or pain in the lump under the arm. A small or pea-sized lump in the armpit can also be caused by a skin infection, like a cyst, or ingrown hair. Read below for more causes and treatments options.
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The armpit is one of the sensitive parts of the body. Numerous blood vessels and nerves run through the armpits. Besides, your armpits are close to the breasts, and you may think that you have developed breast cancer. Luckily, most pains in the left armpit are not life-threatening and do not require medical help. But there are also cases you feel a sharp and shooting pain in your armpit area and this may be a sign of severe health condition.
Hello Charlotte and welcome to the forum. Sorry to hear of your worries. While I can understand that your GP did not consider this to be caused by anything serious it has not helped you deal with the pain you describe. It may be just a matter for pain killers but - whatever it is - it has been causing you pain fior some time and you should have been given something in the way of help to deal with it.
Breast engorgement is the development of hard, swollen, and painful breasts caused by too much breast milk. Engorged breasts can become extremely large, tight, lumpy, and tender. The swelling may go all the way up into your armpit, and the veins on the surface of your breasts may become more visible or even stick out.