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What is Axillary Breast Lump?

Also known as an armpit lump or underarm lump, an axillary breast lump is the growth of lymph nodes, fat tissues, or breast glandular tissues in the axilla (underarm). This tissue growth can be temporary or long-lasting depending on the cause. In the beginning, the lump only affects the aesthetic of the person but over time, the lump may also start to cause pain and irritation.

If you have excess tissues in the axilla and want to get rid of them, you can rely on Pristyn Care doctors. We employ the minimally invasive liposuction technique to remove the fat tissues and the minimal excision technique to remove the glandular tissues and lymph nodes. To learn more about axillary breast tissue treatment, you can talk to our medical coordinators.

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The doctor performs a physical examination on the patient to analyze the tissues present under the arm. The anisotropy (tissue stiffness) and hypertrophy (tissue thickness) are checked to determine the type of tissue in the lump.

For further analysis, the doctor recommends the following tests-

  • Ultrasound- This test helps to identify the structure of the underarm lump and abnormalities in the tissues (if any).
  • Mammogram- This test is recommended to rule out the possibility of breast cancer.


To remove the lump under the arm, Pristyn Care doctors leverage liposuction and excision techniques. The procedure is carried out in the following steps-

  • First, anesthesia will be administered to the patient. Usually, general anesthesia is used for the surgery. But in some cases, local anesthesia may be used.
  • The surgeon will mark the location of the incision and insert the liposuction needle in the target area. If laser liposuction is being used, then the surgeon will insert the laser fiber in the target area.
  • The fat in the underarm is broken down and extracted using a suction device.
  • If it is the breast glandular tissues that have reached the underarm region, the surgeon will use a scalpel or laser to excise the tissues through a 3-4 cm incision.
  • The incision will be closed with the help of stitches or surgical glue.

The entire procedure takes around 45 minutes to 1-hour maximum. The patient is discharged on the same day after the procedure.

Why choose Pristyn Care for Axillaplasty

Delivering Seamless Surgical Experience in India


Axillary Breast Tissue Removal Surgery

At Pristyn Care, we use axillaplasty, a combination of liposuction and excision technique, to remove the underarm lump. The surgery is safe and has minimal downtime.


Expert Breast Surgeons

We have well-trained plastic surgeons with 10+ years of experience and ample knowledge to perform the surgery safely. Our doctors compile a customized treatment plan for each patient depending on their requirements.


Minimal Scarring

Axillaplasty surgery is a minimally invasive procedure. The incision technique is chosen smartly by the surgeon to reduce post-op scarring after the treatment. Thus, there is no aesthetic downside.


Realistic & Natural Results

The results of axillary breast tissue removal surgery are immediate, realistic, and natural, which improves the woman’s confidence and self-esteem.

Frequently Asked Question

Is axillary breast tissue removal covered under health insurance in Mysore?

Yes, whether you live in Mysore or any other city in India, the treatment of axillary breast tissue is covered by health insurance. The development of breast glandular tissues can cause serious medical problems as well as cosmetic issues. Thus, the treatment of the axillary breast is deemed necessary. To find out how much coverage you can get for the specific treatment, talk to your insurance provider.

Does Pristyn Care provide cab service in Mysore for treatment of axillary breast tissue?

Yes, Pristyn Care provides cab service in Mysore for axillary breast tissue treatment and for other treatments as well. Our medical care coordinator will arrange a cab that will pick you up from home and drop you at the hospital for surgery. Another cab will be arranged before your discharge to drop you back at home.

Does Pristyn Care provide follow-up consultations in Mysore?

Yes, Pristyn Care provides free follow-up consultations in Mysore for all treatments. To follow up with the doctor, you only need to get in touch with our medical coordinator. They will book your consultation with the doctor at the date and time suitable for you.

Which is the best way to get rid of the underarm lump?

The best way to get rid of an underarm lump depends on its cause. If the lump is caused due to lipoma, it can be treated with steroids, liposuction, or excision surgery. If the lump is axillary breast tissue, it will need surgical removal. Thus, the ideal way is determined by the doctor after an accurate diagnosis.

What type of anesthesia is used during axillaplasty?

Typically, general anesthesia is used during axillaplasty. With general anesthesia, the surgical site will become numb and the patient will fall asleep. The effects of anesthesia will last for a few hours.

When to Worry About A Lump in the Armpit?

You should worry about the armpit lump if it-

  • Does not go away on its own after two weeks.
  • Causes pain and feels hard.
  • Keeps getting bigger.
  • Occurs with fever and other signs of infection.
  • Causes cosmetic concerns.

In many cases, depending on the cause, the armpit lump is likely to go away within 2-3 weeks. However, if the condition persists, the doctor will recommend imaging tests to get an accurate diagnosis and identify a suitable treatment method.

Get Advanced Treatment for Axillary Breast Tissue in Mysore

If you are looking for axillary breast tissue treatment in Mysore, you only need to contact Pristyn Care. Our doctors perform axillaplasty, i.e., the combination of liposuction and excision technique to effectively remove the axillary breast tissue. The surgery is minimally invasive and the incision is made along the natural crease line to reduce the scarring. Thus, you get aesthetically pleasing outcomes and relief from the symptoms successfully.

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