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A 5yr lump in armpit cancerous or a lipoma?got it after giving birth on my eldest.now im in my 3rd pregnancy.any treatment?

A 5yr lump in armpit cancerous or a lipoma?got it after giving birth on my eldest.now im in my 3rd pregnancy.any treatment?

Most likely not: mass in the armpit for a five years most likely is a benign lipoma. you can have a physician have it removed if it is bothering you so much. it could be extra mammary gland, if you noticed that it will get bigger and noticeable only while you are pregnant. your doctor can assure you or treat you. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Exam : Breast and axillary pain in pregnancy will require a physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. At 23 it is unlikely to be cancer. ...Read more

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Hello dr during my 1 pregnancy i noticed swelling in my armpit my baby is taking breast feed and now i noticed swelling is decrease then before i feel?

Hello dr during my 1 pregnancy i noticed swelling in my armpit my baby is taking breast feed and now i noticed swelling is decrease then before i feel?

Unclear question...: However, if a woman has swelling in her armpit area each time she has a baby and breastfeeds, she might have some extra breast tissue (milk-producing glands) in the armpit area. Her primary care doctor or her Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate to see if that is the case. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a weak right arm during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have a weak right arm during pregnancy?

No: I would not associate this symptom with pregnancy. I would look for other causes ...Read more

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Which arm Is accurate for measuring bp during pregnancy, there is a 10 point differnce in my arms, right says 110/70, left says 110/80?? Please help!

Which arm
Is accurate for measuring bp during pregnancy, there is a 10 point differnce in my arms, right says 110/70, left says 110/80?? Please help!

Either Arm: It is normal for a little bit of variance between the 2 arms. Both of those pressures are great. Only thing I would do is be consistent and measure the same side each time. ...Read more

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Hello dr in my arm i noticed swelling during pregnancy.i feed my baby now i noticed that swelling is minimum but still it is visible.what should i do?

Hello dr 
in my arm i noticed swelling during pregnancy.i feed my baby now i noticed that swelling is minimum but still it is visible.what should i do?

Not uncommon after p: Women frequently swell up during and after pregnancy. They frequently lose a lot of that weight after delivery but not all of it. When their arms swell they may develop carpal tunnel syndrome. What you should do depends on how much things are bothering you. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain in left arm during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have pain in left arm during pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. Have your arm checked if not improving. ...Read more

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What would make my left arm go numb during pregnancy. Im 30 weeks pregnant.?

What would make my left arm go numb during pregnancy. Im 30 weeks pregnant.?

Carpal tunnel: Fluid changes during pregnancy can produce nerve compression at the wrist c/w cts, which is benign and usually is gone a few days after l & d. Persistent numbness could be associated with nerve pinching at the elbow, disc problems in the neck, thoracic outlet syndrome. But rarely left arm problems can be heart associated (quite unusual at your age.). ...Read more

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Is swell in armpit early pregnancy symptom?

Is swell in armpit early pregnancy symptom?

Maybe: If it is swelling of brest tissue in that area, but it also could be a swollen lymph node or sweat gland.. See your doc. ...Read more

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Can fat underarms(armpit) be related to pregnancy?

Can fat underarms(armpit) be related to pregnancy?

Yes: Breast tissue extends all the way into your armpits. Sometimes with the hormone increases of pregnancy, breast tissue swells. Even the breast tissue under the armpit swells. ...Read more

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How common is armpit pain in early pregnancy?

Usually there is-: -breast enlargement, and there id what's called the axillary tail that can reach to just under the deltoid muscle, and this may be what is causing your pit pain, because in using your shoulder the deltoids come in to play & it could compress the axillary tail of your beasts.. no good image so Google the anatomy of the axillary tail of the breast or just breast anatomy. ...Read more

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Before pregnancy my boobs were very much even, &now, not so much. Left boob is smaller & has "armpit fat" where my right is fine. Why? Can i fix this?

Before pregnancy my boobs were very much even, &now, not so much. Left boob is smaller & has "armpit fat" where my right is fine. Why? Can i fix this?

Absolutely: Predicting how your breasts will recover after breast feeding is difficult. Asymmetries are not uncommon. A combination of breast lift or reduction as well as liposuction can address your concerns. ...Read more

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Can a swollen lymph node in your armpit be an early sign of pregnancy?

Can a swollen lymph node in your armpit be an early sign of pregnancy?

No: 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

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16 wks pregnant. Left armpit is sore, don't think I can feel any lump just sore to touch. Pregnancy related?

16 wks pregnant. Left armpit is sore, don't think I can feel any lump just sore to touch. Pregnancy related?

No: No pregnancy will not cause soreness in your armpit.There is no lump or swelling. I will suggest since it is of concern to you,get it checked by your On Doctor ...Read more

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How to treat armpit lump?

Get medical checkup: Armpit lumps can be due to infection or due to cancer. So be sure to get yourself a medical examination by a reliable physician who can help you to diagnose and treat this problem soon. ...Read more

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What does a cancer-related armpit lump feel like?

Like a lump: I am not trying to be funny but often you cannot tell malignant vs. Non-malignant masses. Inflammed nodes are sometimes tender but don't depend on that. If you have palpable masses under the armpit, have 'em checked. Best to you. ...Read more

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What would experts say? Could a cancerous lump in armpit be painful if cancer?

What would experts say? Could a cancerous lump in armpit be painful if cancer?

It may be: Yes cancerous lumps can be painful in the armpit but a lump in the armpit is usually due to infected gland, and rarely cancerous. ...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