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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

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 more

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Swollen lymph nodes in arm pits, possibly new one in chest. Blood tests reveal high wbc, all other normal. Dr suggests lymphodectomy? Why?

Swollen lymph nodes in arm pits, possibly new one in chest. Blood tests reveal high wbc, all other normal. Dr suggests lymphodectomy? Why?

To rule out lymphoma: Hopefully your tests will only show reactive lymph nodes (normal and fighting infection) but if lymphoma or hodgkin's disease is present, they're highly treatable and best to get started as soon as possible. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit? And how to treat it?

What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit?  And how to treat it?

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

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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

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

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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?

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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If you have a cold, can the lymph nodes under your arm pits be sore? Thanks!

If you have a cold, can the lymph nodes under your arm pits be sore? Thanks!

No: Cold viruses may cause mild enlargement of nodes in the neck only.. Lymph nodes act as a trap or filter to prevent germs from spreading to other parts of the body, and in so doing become enlarged and tender. Cuts on your arm, or using a razor to shave the axilla, can introduce bacteria which get trapped by your lymph nodes. **See your Dr if swollen glands persist SEE:http://bit.ly/1E6i2EW ...Read more

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