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If you have a cold, can the lymph nodes under your arm pits be sore? Thanks!

If you have a cold, can the lymph nodes under your arm pits be sore? Thanks!

No: Cold viruses may cause mild enlargement of nodes in the neck only.. Lymph nodes act as a trap or filter to prevent germs from spreading to other parts of the body, and in so doing become enlarged and tender. Cuts on your arm, or using a razor to shave the axilla, can introduce bacteria which get trapped by your lymph nodes. **See your Dr if swollen glands persist SEE:http://bit.ly/1E6i2EW ...Read more

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If you have a bad cold can the lymph nodes under your arm pits get swollen and/or sore? What are some things that can cause this, if not the cold?

If you have a bad cold can the lymph nodes under your arm pits get swollen and/or sore? What are some things that can cause this, if not the cold?

Could: happen. Lymph nodes will get sore when body trying to fight off infections. Could be due to the cold could be skin irritation. But wait until you feel better. If the nodes don't calm done look for other causes. Since you are not feeling well I believe this is the cause ...Read more

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Where are the lymph nodes under the arm and why are they important?

Where are the lymph nodes under the arm and why are they important?

Immune system: The network of lymph nodes in the body are part of the bodies system for responding to multiple insults including trauma and infection. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be able to feel lymph nodes under my arm? All very small but I feel them

Is it normal to be able to feel lymph nodes under my arm? All very small but I feel them

Not routinely: most of the lymph nodes in the axilla are located along the axillary vein which is high up in the axilla. There is a fat pad below the vein which is easily palpable and occasionally nodes there can be felt, even though very small. If they enlarge and increase in number then biopsy should be performed. Check the arm and chest wall on that side to be sure there are no responsible skin lesions ...Read more

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Are lymph nodes in the arm on the inside crease or above the crease and on what side of the arm?

Are lymph nodes in the arm on the inside crease or above the crease and on what side of the arm?

Lymph nodes: that in your armpits , are clusters of small round nodes in the armpits closer to your body, if you pap late them and they are slightly swollen ,that might indicate infection of inflammation in the surrounding area that drains its lymph to these glands, hope that help ...Read more

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Are thre lymph nodes in my upper arm?

Are thre lymph nodes in my upper arm?

Yes: The lymph nodes of the upper extremity are divided into two sets, superficial and deep. The superficial lymph nodes are few ; of small size. One or two supratrochlear nodes are located above the humeral medial epicondyle (inner side ; superior to elbow). The deep nodes are chiefly grouped in the axilla (armpit), but a few may be found in the forearm ; arm along medial side of the brachial artery. ...Read more

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I get painful lymph nodes under arm that come and go for a few months?

I get painful lymph nodes under arm that come and go for a few months?

Considering...: Considering your genetic origin......a lymph node biopsy will be best advise. It can be bacterial, Mycobacterial, Lymphoma.......If using stick deodorant.....switch to liquid or spray. Take a course of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS. Iron your undergarments... ...Read more

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Could you tell me if the axillary lymph nodes are removed, why would the arm be edematous?

Could you tell me if the axillary lymph nodes are removed, why would the arm be edematous?

Blocks lymphatics: The lymph nodes are accumulations of white blood cells which filter the extracellular water being carried back to the blood steam from all over the body. If the nodes are mechanically removed the lymph channels are no longer connected resulting in accumulation of extracellular water (edema) upstream from the removed nodes. Please see question 750811 for more details. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes under the arm , I want to know can they become inflamed from using the monkey bars?

Lymph nodes under the arm , 
 I want to know can they become inflamed from using the monkey bars?

Usually not: Lymph nodes respond to some inflammation or infection, which monkey bars should not cause. Hanging from the hands or other parts of the body should not bother the armpits. However, hitting the bars with the armpits or holding on to a bar with the armpits would squish lymph nodes and probably worsen them. If nodes enlarge for "no reason", a primary care doctor can investigate. ...Read more