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I have pain under arms that comes and goes. No palatable lymph nodes and blood work all normal. What else should I try?

I have pain under arms that comes and goes. No palatable lymph nodes and blood work all normal. What else should I try?

Try PT: If there are no skin lesions and no lymph nodes then the problem is probably musculoskeletal. Try seeing a physical therapist to help you figure out some exercises to get rid of the discomfort. ...Read more

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How can I distinguish between fatty deposits under my arms and lymph nodes? Also what is the normal size of clavicle lymph nodes?

How can I distinguish between fatty deposits under my arms and lymph nodes? Also what is the normal size of clavicle lymph nodes?

Lymph nodes: It is best to have a physician examine your lumps and bumps. Don't rely on the home method for trying to figure them out. Usually, the clavicle lymph nodes cannot be felt. These definitely need to be looked at by a physician and further work-up may be necessary. ...Read more

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Hello! I started working out about a month ago, which I have not done in years. I noticed my lymph nodes were swollen under both arms, that went awa?

Hello!  I started working out about a month ago, which I have not done in years.  I noticed my lymph nodes were swollen under both arms, that went awa?

Sweat gland?: They are likely from inflammation of the sweat glands or hair follicles. Try antiperspirant. If the areas look pustular (may involve the groin area too) , see dermatologist to get treated. ...Read more

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I feel painful aches where my lymph nodes are in my arms, behind my knees and the groin area. Is this normal?

I feel painful aches where my lymph nodes are in my arms, behind my knees and the groin area. Is this normal?

No: Normal lymph nodes do not hurt. If they become painful or enlarged, especially if it happens in more than one location, a doctor's evaluation is needed. A primary care doctor is the person to begin with, and he can refer to specialists if needed. ...Read more

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I have reactive axillary lymph nodes under both my arms, did 2 scans showed reactive. Its tender mostly when menstruating? I have it 10yr now?

Lymph nodes: Reactive lymph nodes are doing their jobs. Our lymph system helps to fight off infections. As long as they are reactive with benign characteristics then you have nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Greenpea size lymph nodes armpit (i think) with on n off Pain for 5mon, one doc says they are lymph and other says no. Not sure if they are lymph nodes but something hurts inside my arms. What to do?

Not enough info: Without the ability to question and examen you it's not possible to give meaningful advice. Are the swellings in both axilla? Have they increased in size? Where is the pain? Do you have any fever or symptoms? Were you examined for lymph node enlargement in other areas of your body? Sorry could not be more helpful. If your not satisfied with the answers you've received get another opinion. ...Read more

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