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Doctor insights on: Axillary Freckles

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Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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What is the meaning (bilateral prominent reactive axillary lymphnodes are seen)?

What is the meaning (bilateral prominent reactive axillary lymphnodes are seen)?

LymphNodeEnlragment: Reactive means that the LymphNodes may be "doing their job".Enlarging to help fight infection ...Read more

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I always have 36.9-37.2 axillary temp every evening for a few hours, then it drops again at night. no other symptoms i can notice. can that be normal?

Body Temperature: I commend your Good Health! You have Normal Body Temperature. And Yes Temperature drops at night. Lowest Temperature is at about 4am. Feel the Blessings and Wonder of Homeostatic mechanism that keeps the you at optimum operating temperature. ...Read more

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Do mammograms show axillary nodes?

Do mammograms show axillary nodes?

Yes, often: Axillary lymph nodes will be seen on the mlo projection (sideways view) of the breast. ...Read more

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What is bilateral axillary adenopathy reactive?

What is bilateral axillary adenopathy reactive?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Reactive bilateral axillary andenopathy refers to enlarged lymph nodes on both sides of the body in the armpit area that is thought to be a reaction to infections as it is the job of lymph nodes to filter infection from the body. ...Read more

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Can I work after axillary deep tissue abscess I&D?

Can I work after axillary deep tissue abscess I&D?

Depends: If you feel you have good function of your hand, are not required to lift heavy objects, and practice good hand washing, then yes. ...Read more

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Will cancerous axillary nodes go down on their own ?

Will cancerous axillary nodes go down on their own ?

If you are asking...: About lymph nodes being enlarged due to cancer metastisizing to them, they may regress in the context of appropriate chemotherapy for the primary disease. That said, normalized size of a node does not mean the cancer is gone, only that it is not detected by exam or imaging. Tumor can recur in nodes. Of course, lymph node dissection is a part of surgical staging so some nodes are removed surgically. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Axillary pain?

What is the definition or description of: Axillary pain?

See below. : The Scilla is the area of the body sometimes referred to as the underarm. Axillary pain is pain that arises from that area. There are multiple potential causes of pain in that area. ...Read more