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Second day of having this swollen gland, does it mean I have breast cancer?

Second day of having this swollen gland, does it mean I have breast cancer?

Not at all...: If you're referring to an enlarged lymph node in your arm pit, it can be caused by non-cancerous things. You should make an appointment to see your doctor to have it checked out though. ...Read more

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Can a swollen lymph gland and aching around the breast mean cancer?

Can a swollen lymph gland and aching around the breast mean cancer?

Not necessarily: An enlarged painful lymph gland is more indicative of an infection. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. See this site for signs of breast cancer. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-cancer/ds00328/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more

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I don't know if its a swollen sweat gland in my breast or what, however I do have a history of breast cancer in my family. I am scared help?

I don't know if its a swollen sweat gland in my breast or what, however I do have a history of breast cancer in my family. I am scared help?

See a doc!: It's probably not this, but inflammatory breast cancer occurs suddenly with breast pain, redness, or swelling or a rash. Mammograms are often negative. It is very fast-growing and spreads quickly. Immediate chemotherapy is needed. It looks like an infection, so doctors often try antibiotics first, delaying diagnosis. See a medical oncologist immediately if you have these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been told that I have swollen fibrous glands in my breasts and went to the doctor he gave me hydrocodone ibprophine and a muscle relaxer to hel?

I have been told that I have swollen fibrous glands in my breasts and went to the doctor he gave me hydrocodone ibprophine and a muscle relaxer to hel?

Fibrocystic breasts: Fibrocyctic breast changes are experienced by 50% of women sometimes in their life. When they become painful, ibuprofen, prescription opioids e.G hydrocodon can be prescribed. They are hormone dependent so most of the time oral contraceptives reduce their appearance. Important is the diagnostic w/mammography, ultrasound, even biopsy because they can hide a malignancy (rare though). ...Read more

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8 negative blood & HPT. Symptoms are progressing. Vomitting, Fatigue, Swollen Breasts, Montgomery glands. ER discharged, no further concern after NBT.

8 negative blood & HPT. Symptoms are progressing. Vomitting, Fatigue, Swollen Breasts, Montgomery glands. ER discharged, no further concern after NBT.

Not pregnant: Clearly with 8 negative pregnancy tests you are not pregnant. That does not mean there is nothing wrong. You need to see your primary care provider or OB/GYN for a full history and testing ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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Spotted for a 1 & 1/2 days in dec 2011 & now its jan 4 2012 & no period. My right breast is swollen in the gland and painful what is going on? My lower back hurts i keep getting cramps like I am going to get my period but dont. And now my left breast is s

Spotted for a 1 & 1/2 days in dec 2011 & now its jan 4 2012 & no period. My right breast is swollen in the gland and painful what is going on? My lower back hurts i keep getting cramps like I am going to get my period but dont. And now my left breast is s

If : If your period has not come by now, repeat the pregnancy test. On the other hand, your symptoms may be premenstrual. If the pregnancy test is negative and your symptoms are still present please visit your doctor for an evaluation. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Since i was about 12, now 36 i get ugly headaches, sporadic swollen glands(armpits), (later also with sore breasts) & always tired. Please help.

Since i was about 12, now 36 i get ugly headaches, sporadic swollen glands(armpits), (later also with sore breasts) & always tired. Please help.

Cannot diagnose: This requires a detailed history (write down all relevant info), and visit to a good family doctor or general internist for a physical exam, possible imaging studies and labs and full diagnostic evaluation. This cannot be solved over the internet and you must see somebody face to face. Good luck. ...Read more