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Causes Of Swelling In Armpit
They react to all: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Not normal: This is not normal and requires a formal a medical workup please see your orthopedic spinal specialist. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes: A systemic infection will cause your immune system to go onto overdrive. This results in the increased size of lymph nodes where the activated cells of the immune system is battling it out with the infection. These lymph nodes will be noted when they are close to the surface of the body, like in the area of the armpits ...Read more
Various things: Lymph nodes enlargement can be caused by various reasons- among them would include- infection (especially in the arm pit- infection of the root of the hair is common), inflammation, wound/trauma/scratches etc, malignancy - for instance- spread from adjacent organ like breast, or lymphoma etc. Infection would be the most common, see your doc and have yourself checked. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can thoracic outlet syndrome cause armpit swelling and dull radiating pain in arm and outer aspect of breast?
I've had a swelling in my right armpit for 10 years now. I'm 22. It's not painful and I believe that it was caused by my deodorant. Can I fix this?
Right armpit area feels swollen. Was feeling around for lymph nodes. Could this cause swelling. I did same to left side but no swelling?
I have slight swelling in my right armpit, could working out the knots in my shoulder blades cause this? I just had mammo & ultrasound, both clear.
Can a fungal infection under the arm cause persistent axillary lymph node/general swelling of armpit?
Can muscle pain underneath armpit/breast and left side of ribs cause swelling in fingers? Swelling is located on my palm under the fingers?
Depends: If your pain in the axilla (armpit) is related to a process or mass that blocks lymph drainage, then swelling can occur in your arm. You should see a doctor to examine the axillary area. For more information www. Askyourgynecologist. Org ...Read more
Arm swelling: Please go see your doctor or go to the er - this is not normal. ...Read more
Yes: Some can. This is called an arthus reaction and represents the release of chemicals into the local blood vessels that trigger swelling. ...Read more
What could cause swelling on outside of left wrist, there is no pain and when I lift my arm up it goes away?
Cyst: There are many things that cause swellings but at the wrist, it would be most common to have a ganglionic cyst. Other possibilities are traumatic cyst, lymph node, etc. The only way to know for sure what it is is for you to have it examined and perhaps a test called MRI or ultrasound to image the lesion. I would have your physician look at it and evaluate it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got IVIG today and durning the treatment I saw that my arm was swelling up at the iv site. What causes this and will this go away?
Penetration of veins: The needle might have gone through the vein and then the swelling is from the IVIG infusion. If this were true, you may start to see some bruising at the site the next day or so. The swelling should go away in a day or 2 but the bruise will take 2-3 weeks to subside. ...Read more
Can a rotator cuff injury cause your arm to feel like it is swelling when you try to lift it over your head even though your in extreme pain?
What causes tingling in left arm and fingers? I have no pain or swelling. I'm 26 yrs old. The tingling comes and goes and goes a little to my neck?
Nerve entrapment?: Need to be investigated. Concerns are a possible herniated cervical disc or nerve being entrapped at some point in your arm. Need to be examined and an EMG is a very useful tool in determining the proper level of nerve compression.Of course some other causes of nerve tingling need to be investigated. ...Read more
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