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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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Took Truvada for 21 days, ended 4wks post exposure, hiv- rapid result at 11wks. At 13wks, felt pinhead size bilateral posterior cervical nodes, 3 small unilateral armpit lumps, bilateral matted fixed groin nodes. Hiv? Nodes came up at different times

Took Truvada for 21 days, ended 4wks post exposure, hiv- rapid result at 11wks. At 13wks, felt pinhead size bilateral posterior cervical nodes, 3 small unilateral armpit lumps, bilateral matted fixed groin nodes. Hiv? Nodes came up at different times

Not HIV: Test results are far more reliable than symptoms in judging new HIV infections, and this pattern of possible lymph node inflammation symptoms doesn't fit HIV. See your doctor if your symptoms continue or you are otherwise concerned, but you can be sure HIV is not the cause. ...Read more

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I have painful lumps under left armpit and one by my groin?

I have painful lumps under left armpit and one by my groin?

Lymph nodes?: It is always concerning to have swollen lymph nodes so it is important to see your doctor to be sure it is not that. It could also be cysts, or a condition called hidradenitis suppurativa (acne inversa). This also requires specialized treatment, so you'll want to see a dermatologist for sure to get a diagnosis and proper therapy. ...Read more

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Hi there, I'm having lumps on my groin area and my armpits which produces pus and swell up and causes pain after a few days if I irritate them. What do you think it could be? This has been going on from when I was 16. I am 21 now. Thank you

Hi there, I'm having lumps on my groin area and my armpits which produces pus and swell up and causes pain after a few days if I irritate them. What do you think it could be? This has been going on from when I was 16. I am 21 now. Thank you

Hidradenitis: What you describe is most suggestive of Hidradenitis suppurutiva which is a condition of recurrent skin infections usually from a bacteria called staph aureus. Treatment often consists of aggressive daily hygeine with antibacterial scrubs and potentially a nasal or oral antibiotic as well to reduce recurrence rates. A family doc, internist or dermatologist can diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more

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My 25 year old partner (male) over the last 2weeks has developed some lumps, 2 in his breast (right side) one in each armpit and another in his groin?

My 25 year old partner (male) over the last 2weeks has developed some lumps, 2 in his breast (right side) one in each armpit and another in his groin?

Seek evaluation: Well, I certainly feel a medical exam is in order. Your doctor or provider will ask other questions concerning weight loss, fatigue or malaise, and night sweats. Groin and armpit lumps could be swollen lymph nodes, which could be indicative of a systemic disease process. Call your doctor for an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Truvada 3-6wks post exp. 5wks, bilateral, firm matted groin node. 9wks- armpit lumps. 11wks (bilateral cervical nodes & rapid negative blood test. Hiv?

Truvada 3-6wks post exp. 5wks, bilateral, firm matted groin node. 9wks- armpit lumps. 11wks (bilateral cervical nodes & rapid negative blood test. Hiv?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, as your symptoms warrant an evaluation.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Extremely sore burning left groin left testicle left armpit left shoulder stomach and painful burning lumps on left side of my neck please help?

Extremely sore burning left groin left testicle left armpit left shoulder stomach and painful burning lumps on left side of my neck please help?

Have it checked out: It sounds like you have a series of "lumps" or lymph nodes that are painful particularly on your left side. You should have it checked out to make sure there isn't an infection going on. Don't forget that the lymph nodes act as a drainage and filtration system to try to stop infection. They will swell and be painful. You also want to be sure the lymph nodes are not swollen because of cancer. ...Read more

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Pea size lumps on my neck, groin, and armpit, jaw and 2 behind my ear and also ear pain and sore throat and I had sex with this guy 3 months ago..

Pea size lumps on my neck, groin, and armpit, jaw and 2 behind my ear and also ear pain and sore throat and I had sex with this guy 3 months ago..

See doctor, get: Tested. What you described warrants a more detailed investigation by physical examination and some blood tests. It is prudent that you see a doctor at your earliest. You have acquired a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more

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I had a painful lump in my groin area that was red and painful to the touch, but it healed and now there is a bump on my butt and armpit. Should I be?

Don't think so: These sound like small skin abscesses or possible acne. Can treat with moist heat, acne wash twice a day, benzoyl peroxide cream twice a day. If no better in 2 weeks or gets worse, see doctor. ...Read more

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I have small painful lumps that discharge white stuff/ blood. On my breasts/armpits/groin area/ sometimes low stomach. What could cause this?

Conslt doctor: It looks like you have skin infection at different parts of your body. This needs to be examined by your doctor and prescribe you the medicine -antibiotics. You may need any investigation also. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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I don't know if these lumps are in my veins but I seem to have a few, 1 under my arm and a several around the groin area what should I do?

I don't know if these lumps are in my veins but I seem to have a few, 1 under my arm and a several around the groin area what should I do?

Lumps: Without being able to visualize or examine them it is impossible to say what they are. You need to be examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can nuerontin cause high suv on a pet scan had breast caner 5 years ago, got a ouple of lumps on my nek, took a pet scan, show lymph nodes under arms, groin, chest, foreman of winslow, and others showed high suv, biopsy from under arm was neg. For lymphom

Can nuerontin cause high suv on a pet scan had breast caner 5 years ago, got a ouple of lumps on my nek, took a pet scan, show lymph nodes under arms, groin, chest, foreman of winslow, and others showed high suv, biopsy from under arm was neg. For lymphom

Neurontin (gabapentin): Neurontin (gabapentin) in very rare circumstances can in fact cause lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes), but given your history I am very glad that you had a biopsy. Please discuss this carefully with your oncologist given your history. I will wish the best for you. ...Read more

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I have swollen burning armpits, knots in groin area, lump in neck all blood work came back semi-normal (wbc slightly elevated)along with MRI sent to general surgeon, who couldn't explain why tests are normal, but primary has had me on steroids/anit-biotics

I have swollen burning armpits, knots in groin area, lump in neck all blood work came back semi-normal (wbc slightly elevated)along with MRI sent to general surgeon, who couldn't explain why tests are normal, but primary has had me on steroids/anit-biotics

Consider a bx: It sounds as if one of the areas need to be biopsied to actually see what is going on. Would prefer an open excisional biopsy with culture and sensitivities for fungus and bacteria. Send the rest of the specimen to pathology for review. ...Read more

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Had csection monday and 2days ago noticed a lump under arm pit (swollen glands)milk glands? Also swolling in groin area and I have swelling feet, legs.

Get checked: Swollen armpit could be milk starting to form some of breast tissue actually extends into axilla if feet swelling does not improve with elevation of the feet get checked. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of arm fat and knee-crotch lump?

How can I get rid of arm fat and knee-crotch lump?

Fat & lumps: You can not spot lose fat. If you have actual lumps - would recommend medical evaluation of these. ...Read more

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I have a quarter size lump on my groin, Hurts too touch. It showed up before I shaved & I have two lumps on my underarm now. Std or lymph node? Wont pop.

I have a quarter size lump on my groin, Hurts too touch. It showed up before I shaved & I have two lumps on my underarm now. Std or lymph node? Wont pop.

Maybe both: In groin might be hernia or lymph node or abscess. The hernia, if that, should be reducible (be able to be pushed in). A lymph node should have sharp borders and be movable. An abscess probably most painful without sharp borders. If not sure go see your doc! ...Read more

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Lumps in armpit area?

Lumps in armpit area?

Lymph node vx. Infxn: There are lymph nodes in the armpits which can be felt as little lumps - sometimes we can feel them even if there is nothing wrong. Also possible to get ingrown hair, infected follicle or boil in the armpit if red/tender. If small, moves when you touch it, and no pain, it's fine to watch & wait, but if red, sore/painful or increasing in size, get checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have lumps in my armpit?

Armpit lumps: The are many specifics questions I need to know to better help you. Ultimately lumps in your armpit could be caused by many things, including infections. Thus, you need to make an appointment with your pcp or ob/gyn for an appropriate evaluation asap. ...Read more

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I have found 2 lumps in my armpit what should I do?

I have found 2 lumps in my armpit what should I do?

Lymph nodes: The lumps under your armpit are most likely lymph nodes. They could be enlarged due to infection or other causes or you could just be feeling them naturally. Lymph nodes could be normal or worrisome. If they are new, seem bigger than normal, hurt when you touch them or any concern on your part then see a doctor for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can cancer lumps in your armpit?

Can cancer lumps in your armpit?

Yes: Also lymph enlargement and abscess can be in your armpit ...Read more

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I have aches in my armpit and groin area?

I have aches in my armpit and groin area?

Get examined NOW: Call for an immediate examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. DO NOT IGNORE THESE SYMPTOMS-CALL TODAY OR GO TO A UC CLINIC. ...Read more

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Hi there, I get reoccurring painful under the skin lumps in my armpits, what could it be?

Hi there, I get reoccurring painful under the skin lumps in my armpits, what could it be?

Axillary lumps: Lumps in your axillary (arm pit) areas can be axillary abscesses, infected hair follicles (especially if shaving, etc.), possible inflamed lymph nodes, etc....So it is best to get an evaluation to get the proper diagnoses, so your painful lumps can be treated appropriately. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your lymph nodes are abnormally enlarged in your neck, armpits or groin?

How can you tell if your lymph nodes are abnormally enlarged in your neck, armpits or groin?

Monitoring Centers: 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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I have painfully lumps in my armpits. They are very sensitive and it hurts to raise my arms.

I have painfully lumps in my armpits. They are very sensitive and it hurts to raise my arms.

Could be lymph nodes: These could be lymph nodes. You need to see your physician - concerns can be infection, tumors ...Read more

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2 lumps in my armpit that sometimes hurt if I touch them. Plus some burning sensation, should I be worried?

2 lumps in my armpit that sometimes hurt if I touch them. Plus some burning sensation, should I be worried?

Need to examine: What your described suggests inflamed lymph nodes and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotic treatment.
Wish you good health!
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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I have lumps in my armpit but they swell up and pop with pus coming out then after a week comes back again?

I have lumps in my armpit but they swell up and pop with pus coming out then after a week comes back again?

Infection of the: Sweat glands. Treatment depend how serious is the infection. See a skin doctor.
I hope this helps. If you want to discuss my answer to your question or if you have more questions contact me on my Virtual Practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more