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swollen painful lump in armpit

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
52 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Mass in Axilla: The Axilla is a complex anatomical structure. Has a pyramidal form, At the apex, jointly pass: Artery, Vein, Lymphatics. and the nerve Brachial Plexus ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Your doctor's right: Almost certainly. Leave it alone. I'm going to assume it's freely movable and not fixed to surrounding structures. Many people your age have these. If ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conner
25 years experience Family Medicine
Go to ER: Please go to hospital to be evaluated. I am still worried about blood clot.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Numerous issues can cause lymph node enlargement but the hard mass in the armpit does give one cause for concern. Without knowing your history and bei ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Infection: This could be an infection or swollen lymph nodes.See your doctor.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
I'd just watch: For a little bit. Lymph nodes often pop up when we are fighting off an infection of some sort. They can stay enlarged long after the infection is re ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
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Lymph nodes: There may be inflamed lymph nodes in your armpit. Maybe you have an underlying infection brewing somewhere?. You will need a proper examination by a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Weissman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: If you're a 24 year old male, it's extremely unlikely that you have a cancer causing a lump in the armpit. It is much more likely that it is a subcuta ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely : Chickenpox is disease that produces shallow blistering lesions in the skin.These occur in the top layer of the dermis and generally arise in the neck ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Lymph nodes are normally located in the arm pits and groin. Tenderness of the lymph nodes is a sign of inflammation, e.g. with an infection in that re ... Read More
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