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"Hi, am 35, female.Some 12 years ago, I had a very painful boil under my right armpit. A doc gave me drugs that relieved me but after a while, I noticed the lump did not go away. Later it began to grow and grow under the armpit like auxiliary breast. About 3 years ago, I had another boil under the left armpit. This one eventually busted and I pressed and drained it completely, but after a while the lump again began to grow painlessly. I then also noticed a lump on my left breast which sometimes shrinks in size. I want to get rid of these growths without side effectsPlease where and how can this be handled in Nigeria "

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    A 37 years year old male asked:
    9 months ago
    Hi, am 35, female.Some 12 years ago, I had a very painful boil under my right armpit. A doc gave me drugs that relieved me but after a while, I noticed the lump did not go away. Later it began to grow and grow under the armpit like auxiliary breast. About 3 years ago, I had another boil under the left armpit. This one eventually busted and I pressed and drained it completely, but after a while the lump again began to grow painlessly. I then also noticed a lump on my left breast which sometimes shrinks in size. I want to get rid of these growths without side effectsPlease where and how can this be handled in Nigeria
    Dr. Anuoluwa A answered:
    9 months ago
    hi...goodmorning..sorry about tht...It would have been easier if uu had a photo attached of the said growths..but for the breast lump,uu need to see a doctor for examination, uu may need to do a breast ultrasound, then uu will be adviced based on the result..for now,pls see ur doctor for examination of the breast lump..takecare
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    A 37 years year old male asked:
    9 months ago
    Hello Doc, Please find attached pictures of the left and right armpits and the swelling. I asked if this can be treated or operated in Nigeria and where it can be done. I reside in Akwa Ibom state. Please I need a comprehensive answer on the armpit swellings. Thank you so much.
    Dr. Anuoluwa A answered:
    9 months ago
    hi..sorry my reply is quite late..whao..for the armpit swellings,surely it can be treated in Nigeria ''virtualy evry teaching hospital handle more serious conditions than this ma'..i think it could be either a lipoma,or breast tumor..its location is still part of the breast around the axillary tail of spense..they need to be examined by a General surgeon, uu will do investigations like breast ultrasound / mammography..also the breast swelling, a general surgeon takes care of it all..so wat u will do, is to locate either a federal medical centre or any teaching hospital around you,present to the general outpatient for a referral to the general surgery clinic..i promise you,all of ur questions will be answered and a solution too(surgery)..take care of ursef madam..
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