A 29-year-old female asked:
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26 y.o female with left underarm tenderness + swelling. no history of breast cancer in family. no breast lumps. achy when lifting arm. cancer?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
At your age: cancer is unlikely but not impossible. It is more likely infection or inflammation. If it persists, you should show it to your doctor.
Answered on Mar 12, 2020

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