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What is a reactive axillary lymph nodes, should I worry?

What is a reactive axillary lymph nodes, should I worry?

Immune System: You should celebrate not worry. An active or reactive lymph system represents immune health. Your immune system is doing its job and functioning normally. ...Read more

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What could be causing my swollen axillary lymph nodes? Swollen more on left side but are slightly swollen on both sides

What could be causing my swollen axillary lymph nodes? Swollen more on left side but are slightly swollen on both sides

Need more info: This could be systemic infection, a non-infectious inflammatory condition like sarcoidosis, malignancy either of the lymphatic system or spread of tumor from elsewhere, and there are several remote other possibilities. Go and see a doctor and have this evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pls translate <<< few small sub centimetre lymph nodes are seen in mediastinum small benign looking nodes seen in both axillary. Thanks?

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<<< few small sub centimetre lymph nodes are seen in mediastinum small benign looking nodes seen in both axillary. Thanks?

Probably OK: It means you probably had a radiologic exam and a few small lymph nodes were seen inside your chest and armpits. Benign-looking means that your doctor does not suspect cancer. Everybody has lymph nodes and if they are not enlarged it is unlikely they are abnormal. ...Read more

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What are long term side effects and precautions after 2 axillary lymph nodes surgically removed?

What are long term side effects and precautions after 2 axillary lymph nodes surgically removed?

Swelling of the arm: On occasion patients can get swelling of the arm called lymphadema. People with lymph node dissection should refrain from blood pressures and needle sticks in the affected arm. ...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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