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underarm gland swelling

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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See your doctor: Hi. Have you had any skin breakdown or infection on that arm? Is there a family history of breast cancer? Any lumps/bumps in the breast on that side? ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Mexas
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Confusing: If your GP was not able to palpate a lump, then is it gone?? Did you try and show him/her where it was located?? Anyway, chances are it is a reactive ... Read More
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Inflammatory drain: The lymph system is a network of vessels and glands which act as drainage for infection or inflammation. In the case of the arm pit, one must look at ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Lupus is difficult to manage, and if several lymph node groups have become enlarged at one time, lupus lymphadenopathy is one of several entities that ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Lymphatic system is anatomically not connected. You probably suffers from hydradenitis. Try bactroban (mupirocin).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irving Lebovics
Specializes in Prosthodontics
See an Oral Surgeon: Such a swelling may be a result of a dental abcess, salivary gland disease, or a stone in the duct of the gland, or even in rare cases, a carcinoma. A ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Time: Not much to do other follow the surgoens instructions: keep well hydrated, take your pain meds on time, report any bleeding to your surgeon.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
9 years experience Dentistry
Sialolith: A salivary gland stone, iike a kidney stone seek treatment.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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See oral surgeon: Unilateral swelling of this gland may include many different pathologies to include a sialolith (stone), and a visit to the oral surgeon is warranted. ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: A rapidly enlarging gland could be a salivary gland with a blocked duct. Lymph nodes and parotid glands enlarge at a somewhat slower pace. Nevertheles ... Read More
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