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Armpit Feels Swollen
Under armpit feels swollen for over 4 years. No noticeable swelling but i feel it. Mamogram last year clear. Clear chest x-ray. What do I have?
Get a medical exam: A carefully done physical exam from your doctor can tell if there is anything palpable in the armpit(?Lymph nodes). If there is no lymph node palpable, i doubt that you have anything to worry about. Further we can check your armpit with either ultrasound or mammograms or even a ct scan although anyone of these tests alone can show the armpit area very well and exclude anything serious. ...Read moreWould you like to talk to a doctor now? ›
Shoulder with armpit feels swollen but it doesn't hurt. Per my physician it's NOT swollen lymph nodes. What could this be?
Lymph nodes neck and armpits feel swollen for 2+ years but no lumps. Got CBC in nov all clear. Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes in neck. What is it?
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodes can enlarge for many reasons. Their purpose is to help fight infection and other inflammatory conditions and these may cause enlargement of the nodes. They can also suggest primary tumors of the lymphatic system. The only way to clearly differentiate is to biopsy, but most clinicians will not do this without a high degree of suspicion as to a malignant condition. ...Read moreWould you like to talk to a doctor now? ›
All of a sudden my left armpit hurts and feels kinda swollen, and im on my period. Is that normal?
Painful lump in the armpit coinciding with a cold; cold is now gone but lump is not, although not painful anymore, feels less swollen. Should I worry?
I'd just watch: For a little bit. Lymph nodes often pop up when we are fighting off an infection of some sort. They can stay enlarged long after the infection is resolved. If it becomes red, hot, increasingly tender, for sure, get it checked out. ...Read moreWould you like to talk to a doctor now? ›
I saw my doctor last year for a swollen armpit. She advised that it was just a fat tab...But I feel like something is there...?
Axillary Mass: The armpit, or axilla, can be a difficult area to examine. Common causes of swelling include enlarged lymph nodes, fatty tumors (lipomas), accessory breast tissue, etc. If you perceive that a lump is present & your dr. Cannot feel anything, a simple ultrasound may reassure both you and your dr. ...Read moreWould you like to talk to a doctor now? ›
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