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what is this? milia, pimple, or worse?

Hi! I am posting on behalf of my fiance. She has had swollen limphnodes under her armpit for about a year now, and has recently felt a "pit" on her upper lip. I think that it is merely a pimple that needs to be popped, but she is concerned that it may be something worse. Any ideas?
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replied January 13th, 2019

Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

The swelling in the armpit needs to be examined to determine if it is indeed a lymph-node or not. If it is a node / nodes and the swelling has persisted for a year then a biopsy can be planned in consultation with your doctor.

Wishing you best of health

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