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I get painful lymph nodes under arm that come and go for a few months?

I get painful lymph nodes under arm that come and go for a few months?

Considering...: Considering your genetic origin......a lymph node biopsy will be best advise. It can be bacterial, Mycobacterial, Lymphoma.......If using stick deodorant.....switch to liquid or spray. Take a course of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS. Iron your undergarments... ...Read more

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Had blood taken which caused bad bruising. 2 days later have painful lymph node under same arm, feel otherwise healthy. Do you think its infected?

Had blood taken which caused bad bruising. 2 days later have painful lymph node under same arm, feel otherwise healthy. Do you think its infected?

Skin infection: When there is a break of skin such as taking blood bacterias live on the skin naturally moves in and gives you all the troubles that you are experiencing including the lymphnode under the same arm . Call your doctor and get some antibiotic. Check this link. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000855.htm ...Read more

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I woke up today with sore, sensitive skin up and down my left forearm. I also have painful lymph nodes under my arm and breast. What could this be?

I woke up today with sore, sensitive skin up and down my left forearm.  I also have painful lymph nodes under my arm and breast.  What could this be?

LNs: Time to get an exam. Sensitive skin from elbow down forearm to 5th finger is often pressure on the ulnar nerve at elbow. But with axillary lymph nodes, time for an exam if they are enlarged, tender, etc. ...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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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