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Lymph Node Arm Pit
Several things: An infection is the most likely cause, but other things can cause swollen lymph nodes as well....Your doctor needs to examine you and possibly run some tests to determine the cause before it can be treated.... ...Read more
Is it necessary to see doctor for about a 1cm palpable lymph node above arm pit? Been there 2/3 weeks, slightly movable. Worried its lymphoma. 26 male
Enlarged node: Could be several things. Most likely reactive process due to infection. If the node persists after a round of antibiotics i would suggest an fna be performed. In this procedure a tiny needle is introduced and a small sample of cells is collected and sent to a pathologist for review. ...Read more
I have had a biopsy fobe fron lumps aroynd my lymph node under arm pit does this mean cancer if dr says the luos looked abnormal?
Lympadenopathy: Various causes of above starting with infections/inflammatory process/ malignancy. A path report may clarify this. Follow up with pcp. ...Read more
25 y old male.If you have sore throat/cold would that cause lymph nodes in arm pit to enlarge?I thought only neck lymph nodes enlarge with sore throat
Need exam: A sore throat will cause the lymph glands in the neck to enlarge, but not the axillary or arm pit nodes. If there is not cut, abrasion, or rash on the arm, then you need to be see your DR. If you have the cut, abrasion or rash, and the nodes do not go down in two weeks, then you need to be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shouldn't : be a cause of lymph node tenderness ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in arm pits, possibly new one in chest. Blood tests reveal high wbc, all other normal. Dr suggests lymphodectomy? Why?
If u can feel lymph node just above arm pit & its 1 CM diameter is it still dangerous/lymphoma? I feel one there for 2 weeks,slightly movable. 25 male
Questrionble: Lymph nodes as you describe only appear in armpit but very high or deep in adjacent to the axillary vein. If this is an area above the armpit is it a lesion in the msucle region of the pectoralis which makes up the medial wall of the axilla. Here one can hve fibromas or lipaomas. Check with LMD to be sure this is an axillary node. If it persists or enlarges bx may be needed. ...Read more
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