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Can A Mastectomy With Lymph Node Removal Lead To Intense Itching In The Arms
Can someone who has had a mastectomy with lymph node removal end up with unusual itching in the arms?
Yes: Possible contact dermatits from our cleaning solutions- betadine or chloraprep . Or we set off hidradenitis(infection) in the sweat glands - but that is usually pain but all tempered by the fact that we may have cut the third intercostal- brachial nerve to get out the lymph nodes but that usually causes numbness or a "weird" tingling feeling - dysesthesias - in the armpit and down the. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a mastectomy of my left breast with lymph node removal 12 years ago would it be safe for me to get a tattoo in that arm?
Lymphedema: If you had surgery to remove the lymph nodes under the arm during a mastectomy which is common i would not recommend a tattoo on that arm as if you get an infection it could cause your arm to develop lymphedema which could be debilitating and chronic . Get a tattoo on another area would be my suggestion if you want to do that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I stretched my left arm over my left shoulder-not something I normally do. A itching lump arose 2 days later, but no pain. Did I strain a lymph node?
No: No, you can't strain a lymph node by stretching. If the lump is itching and is in your armpit, it could be a clogged sweat gland that has caused a pimple to form. If it gets big enough over the next few days, it would be good to see a doctor to know what it is. ...Read more
My sister just had a double mastectomy and they found cancer in the lymph node lower right side should she have a body scan to see if the cancer has s?
1" hard movable mass, no pain in occipital lymph node in my 9yr old boy, he sadi its been there a few weeks and itches sometimes. ... any concerns?
See Your Doctor Now: This mass may or may not be a prominent lymph node which is a component of the immune system. Infection, trauma, cancer can cause them to enlarge with or without pain. However itching is not a typical feature and benign nodes are usually soft. A non-lymphoid mass must also be considered. Visual inspection is required. See your doctor now for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Radiation for stage 1b triple + BC, post mastectomy and 6 rounds of TCH. Micrometastasis 1.9 mm lymph node (1) with clear margins? Thoughts yes/no
Radiation: Honestly do not know. Need to follow up with your hematoonchologist. ...Read more
Stage 1b IDC, grade 3 with 1 lymph node 1.9 mm (micrometastasis) and had mastectomy. Age 32, would u recommend radiation?
Discuss: With your radiation oncologist and medical oncologist. Many people with micrometastases will benefit from radiaition. The also benefit from hormonal therapy if receptor positive. Good luck ...Read more
Axillary lymph node dissection 2008/ lumpectomy, then bi-lateral mastectomy. The left side still painful at the site of sentinel. Is this normal?
Had 4 lymph nodes removed &biopsies ( benign) 2weeks ago. half of incision split open..pain & hard lump under it. Itches down arm ?? Infection?
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