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Armpit Tenderness Diagnosis
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Yes: This is a sign that something is not right, possible enlarged and inflamed lymph nodes. The cause needs to be determined asap. See your PCP. ...Read more
Can being on an antibiotic for 10 or more days cause your lymph lodes to become tender in your armpits? (both sides)
A tender lump reoccurred in my left armpit along with symptoms of a cold. Should I be concerned? Or is it harmless?
Lump: It is not harmless. The painful swelling or "lump", with elevated body temperature are the symptoms of infection. It should be checked by the medical professional. The blood test will be necessary for the diagnosis too. ...Read more
I've woke up with scabby flakey skin in my armpit, it's quite sore and tender now I've wiped away the skin, and it's a open wound now..
I have 4 lumps in my left armpit. They are tender and have moderate pain. They just showed up within the last 2 days. Should I be concerned?
POSSIBLE INFECTION: you may have an infection; you may have an ingrown hair follicle. If you use a manual razor you may want to not shave until the lesions resolve or use an electric razor, rotary. Use a preshave lotion to loosen the hair follicles. If you have fever or chills see your friendly doctor. You may need antibiotics or consult me on concierge MD and I can help you. Happy healing. ...Read more
I am being tested for MS and wondered could long term armpit pain be related? Both armpits are tender to touch and have been for over 1year.
MS mimics: Can be related to MS which can mimic a lot of ailments. I'm sure you have discussed with your neurologist and if not then do so on your next visit ...Read more
I've got a skin reaction on my armpits and inner thigh, they appear as reddish bumps but do not itch, but yet very tender. What can cause this?
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