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Intermittent Underarm Swelling
I am 44 years old-i have swelling in the abdomen, edema in the legs, left hip pain, dull chronic stomach pain, intermittant left underarm pain-what is?
See your doctor!: You may have many simple things, but the combination of symptoms is concerning. Swelling in your abdomen and legs and stomach pain could be caused by liver problems. The left hip pain and underarm pain might be due to muscle or bone problems. In the worst case scenario, several types of cancer could cause all these symptoms. Please see a doctor! don't let fear or lack of insurance keep you away! ...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
Start with your doc: There are many possibilities here from annoying to serious. Your family doctor is a good starting point to see if this is infectious, a tumor or a manifestation of a systemic problem. ...Read more
What condition would I be most likely to have if I have pain swelling inflamed underarm with pus drainage and tested positive for presence of yeast?
Age 21/Female: Tender shoulders and tender spot in underarm area. No sign of swelling or redness. Just tender to the touch.
Lymph Node?: The under the arm tender spot may possibly be a lymph node. If you are not finding this to resolve in the next 48 hours, you should have an exam with your physician. ...Read more
See dr immediately: This is not normal and could be very serious. An exam and mammography need to be done as well as an ultrasound to rule out any masses. The swelling under your arm is most likely a lymph node that filters bad stuff from your lymphatics system. This could be breast cancer so do not wait. ...Read more
Swelling of my right lymphnode underarm it is sore but not painful when touched.Had this for over 3 years.Constant fatigue and seem to be always sick?
See a doctor: It is not clear whether the lymph node you feel under your arm is related to your fatigue. However, you need to see a doctor to review these symptoms and findings, confirm whether it is a lymph node or something else, and to evaluate the cause of your problems. ...Read more
Does underarm swelling automatically mean a person has breast cancer or something very serious? What else can it mean?
Lumpy armpits: No. It is in no way an automatic diagnosis of breast cancer. If indeed it's a lymph node swollen, it could be due to anything from a plugged breast duct that got a little infected, to an ingrown hair in your arm pit, to a systemic viral illness, to absolutely nothing. Try a few days of scheduled anti-inflammatories and hot compresses, and if it isn't better, let your doctor check you out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very mild swelling and dull pain in my right underarm. I am 29 year old female with no history of breast cancer in my family.
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About a month ago I had a cyst cut out from under my arm. I had noticed some breast swelling before the procedure. And now I have swelling in my breast, underarm, collar bone, and shoulder blade area in my back. All swelling is on my left side. There is
I have had pretty significant swelling in my right breast, as well as a swollen lymph node under my underarm (I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck as well) for about 2 weeks now. Today, I saw a top breast surgeon and he looked at it, as well as my ultras
Info: What did the surgeon say and what did the ultra sound show? ...Read more
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