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Dr. Daniel Quon answered:

Should I be worried if I have a salivary gland disorder?

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Salivary_gland
You have major salivary glands as well as minor saliary glands that produce saliva. There are a number of salivary gland disorders. Whether or not you should be deeply concerned or not will depend upon your symptoms, the glands involved and the diagnosis provided for you by your doctor.
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Dr. Jon Grischkan answered:

Will the doctor be able to tell if I have a salivary gland disorder?

Yes

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salivary gland disorders are a broad group of disorders. You need to be more specific... ie: drooling, dry mouth, swelling of the salivary gland, pain, abnormal taste sensation, etc. More specific questions will lead to more appropriate answers...
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Dr. Aruna Turaka answered:

Clogged sweat gland or lymphoma? Small painful lump in armpit, close to skin, slightly red. Remarkably smaller after a few days. No other symptoms.

Lymphoma unlikely

Pain
lymphomas are usually painless. painful lump means some infection and you should talk to primary care doctor (PCP) and examined in PCP office. if needed, dermatology referral. watch for fever, weight loss, night sweats which are usually associated with lymphoma. fever can be associated with infections also and painful swellings.
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My armpit is sore each morning when I get out of bed. Had swollen sweat gland in the past but never any burning... Which is a new symptom. Help!

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Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment and your questions answered to your satisfaction.
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Dr. David Brouwer answered:

What is the difference between a suspicious mass in the armpit and a swollen/clogged sweat gland?

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Good question! Often it is difficult for a patient to know the difference between a suspicious mass in the axilla (armpit) and an obstructed or infected sweat gland or hair follicle. If it is red or has a discharge suspect infection and use warm compresses and antibiotics. If it is hard and non-tender it could be serious. See your doctor for an exam.
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How large do sweat gland cysts get in an armpit ?

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they can get to be golf balls
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Do sweat gland cyst in the armpit hurt?

Pit cyst

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yes very
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Could an armpit lump under the skin be a clogged sweat gland? I've had it for 2+ months.

Yes, & other things

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Armpit (axilla) lump under the skin could be a clogged sweat gland; also could be a lymph node enlarged due to infection in area that it drains, such as any part of the upper extremity down to the fingernail; of course those nodes also drain the breast and chest wall in the area, which could be from infection or cancer. Lymphoma would be also very serious. If it's two months, time to see your PCP.
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Dr. Louis Krenn answered:

Can you get an enlarged sweat gland in the armpit? Feels like a lump under the surface of the skin. How long should it Stay there?

Yes but...

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This could be plugged hair follicle, but this usually presents as a painful bump on the surface of the skin, although it can sometimes feel like it is under the skin. This could also be an enlarged lymph node. Your doctor should be able to examine you and explain if this is anything to be concerned about.
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what is it when you get bumps under your arm in armpit, when they are squeezed black stuff or gray stuff come out. I read about clogged sweat gland?

Cysts

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This dsecribes cysts which may become infected if they are squeezed. The best option is to remove the area permanently with a minor procedure in the office with a dermatologist.
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