A 23-year-old female asked:
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my lymph node under my right armpit is swollen, painful, yet mobile. i just returned from costa rica yesterday and have open cuts, an infected scrape, and a mother with breast cancer/lymphedema. should i be worried about infection with no fever?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You don't need to have fever with infection, the other signs of infection are present. You want to see your doctor for examination and Rx medications, as for family history of breast cancer, that's irrelevant at the moment, best wishes
Answered on Aug 7, 2017
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