Are cancerous armpit lumps hard or soft?

Are cancerous armpit lumps hard or soft?

What does a cancer lump in the armpit feel like? A normal lymph node should have the shape of a lima bean. It should also be somewhat firm, but still have some give to it. A cancerous lymph node will often become rock hard.

What does it mean when your lymph node in your armpit hurts?

Swollen lymph nodes in the armpit can be a sign of common viral infections, such as the flu or mono. They can also occur as a result of a bacterial infection or RA. In rare cases, swollen lymph nodes are a symptom of cancer. Warm compresses and OTC pain medication can ease any pain or tenderness.

Why do I have a lump on my soft palate?

More recently, around 4 days ago to be specific I found a lump, relatively small and red on my soft palate. I immediately called the Dr’s, and luckily I was seen that evening. The Dr seemed to think it may be a cyst caused by acid reflux, however this is something I have never had before.

What causes a painless lump under the armpit?

9 causes of painless armpit lumps 1 Skin cyst. 2 Lipoma. 3 Enlarged lymph nodes in the armpit. 4 Folliculitis. 5 Boil (furuncle) A furuncle, also called a boil, is infection of a hair follicle. 6 Pimple. 7 Skin abscess. 8 Allergic contact dermatitis of the armpit. 9 Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

What kind of cancer can be found under the armpit?

Lipoma: This is a benign fatty tumor often found under the arm. Lymphoma: This is cancer of the lymph nodes. Breast cancer: An armpit lump can be a sign of breast cancer in anyone, not just women. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

What kind of cancer is in the soft palate?

Soft palate cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the cells of the soft palate. Your soft palate is located on the upper portion of the back of your mouth, behind your teeth. Soft palate cancer is considered a type of throat cancer.