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What could cause sore head, neck, armpit glands 2 months, high absolute & % Lymphocytes, Abn Protein Band ("poss monoclonal protein"), high Phosphorus?

What could cause sore head, neck, armpit glands 2 months, high absolute & % Lymphocytes, Abn Protein Band ("poss monoclonal protein"), high Phosphorus?

Variety of causes: The constellation of findings you report can be due to a variety of causes and it would be important to have all of the clinical details available to formulate a differential diagnosis. It sounds like you are being seen by a health care provider. Would recommend seeking clarity from that provider or a second opinion if you don't feel your questions are being answered. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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Female w/ sore underarm no breast cancer what could be the cause of armpit soreness haven't used any razors/waxing use same deodorant/soap for years?

Female w/ sore underarm no breast cancer what could be the cause of armpit soreness haven't used any razors/waxing use same deodorant/soap for years?

Sweat gland: The armpit with arm down is a partially closed space prone to infections. The skin here has sweat glands and sebaceous glands which can get secondarily infected from sweat. Use electric razor to remove hair and then deodorant. Hidradenitis or infection from sweat glands is not uncommon ...Read more

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I have developed a painful sore in my armpit yet I have not changed my roll on deodrant what has caused this n what should I do to stop it..?

I have developed a painful sore in my armpit  yet I have not changed my roll on deodrant what has caused this n what should I do to stop it..?

Early abscess?: It sounds like an early abscess or collection of bacteria. Could be caused by razor if you shave and then trapped bacteria. Try warm wash cloth to arm pit but get it seen if worsens. They sometimes need drainage. ...Read more

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Left armpit always smells way worse than right. Even minutes after shower. Also, some occasional soreness on left trunk area (lymph nodes?!). Related? What could cause this? Any home remedies?

Dermatology : hey ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist to see if they can make a diagnosis about the armpit. I don't believe the other left Trunk symptoms are related. ...Read more

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I have these pea sized lumps in my armpits? one is red and very sore and the other is just a bit sore and not red, what is it? cant sleep cause of it

I have these pea sized lumps in my armpits? one is red and very sore and the other is just a bit sore and not red, what is it? cant sleep cause of it

Likely infection: What you describe is likely an infection of the hair follicle called folliculitis. This can happen if dried sweat stays around too long and can also be started initially by just an irritation to the area by the deodorant used. Warm compresses to the area may help. Stop using the deodorant. You may need an antibiotic . See your MD for diagnosis, recommendations and treatment. ...Read more