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Hit my under arm on right side extremely hard. Could this cause damage? Got hit near a lymph node

Hit my under arm on right side extremely hard. Could this cause damage? Got hit near a lymph node

Are you bleeding?: If not and there is no other noticeable deficits maybe you're ok, and don't need to be evaluated by a Dr just yet. But if in the next few days you are having any problem in that area or side you should have it evaluated. Also what exactly was the injury that hit extremely hard? ...Read more

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I have had a lymph node under arm 1cm for about 3 years, there is now very tiny ones around it. Any reason for concern?

I have had a lymph node under arm 1cm for about 3 years, there is now very tiny ones around it. Any reason for concern?

Possibly: This should be examined by a doctor and perhaps biopsied if they find this appropriate. Hope this is not serious. Go see someone and get this worked out. ...Read more

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Soft and moveable swollen / painless lymph node under arm. What could cause this? Been there for 8 months with no noticeable change.

You are doing good: Since it is not increasing in size, you do not need to worry. Just keep checking it once per month. Unless it is more than 2 cm, it is likely to be benign and may be of no consequence. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node under arm! what can I do?

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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Will 2nd hbv shot cause painful lymph node in armpit on the arm the shot was given after 4 days?

Will 2nd hbv shot cause painful lymph node in armpit on the arm the shot was given after 4 days?

Yes: Yes, the Hep B vaccine can cause a painful lymph node on the side the injection was administered. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to help with the pain and swelling. If the lymph node does not get better within 7-10 days, or if it worsens, do see your Primary Care Provider. Hope this helps. -Dr Smith ...Read more

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My left under arm lymph node turned back and blue and very sore 2 days ago. Now the other arm pit is black and blue as well. What's going on?

My left under arm lymph node turned back and blue and very sore 2 days ago. Now the other arm pit is black and blue as well. What's going on?

Need exam: This is an unusual presentation. Of course, you can't actually see a lymph node beneath the skin, so technically you are describing the skin overlying a lymph node turning black and blue. Trauma which wasn't noticed could account for this but with a lump and both sides...unlikely. This needs evaluation by your doctor. A careful physical examination will lead to the next needed diagnostic steps. ...Read more

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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

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I woke with a swollen armpit / lymph node on my right arm. I've noticed its been tender for a while but it just now became hard. What is this?

I woke with a swollen armpit / lymph node on my right arm. I've noticed its been tender for a while but it just now became hard. What is this?

See a Dr: Likely to have lymph node enlargement there. Even though some benign diseases like hidradenitis suppurativa or other affect that area, cancer is a concern either lymphomas, hodgkin, even fron chest, breast, lung. ...Read more