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A 16-year-old female asked:

Left breast is bruised, not sure why and in my left armpit my axillary lymph node is very hard and large, can't really be seen unless close up. cancer?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Unlikely: Cancer is very unlikely in this situation, especially in a 16 year old. However, this issue needs to be evaluated. See a doctor.
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Last updated Oct 8, 2013

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