U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Canada
A 33-year-old female asked:

Are small palpable lymph nodes in the armpit area almost always related to cancer? i have one that seems pea sized and easily moveable.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: But any suspicious lymph node enlargement lasting more than a month should be checked by a doctor. Infection including viral ones is often associated with small lymph node enlargement.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Feb 22, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.