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Is swell in armpit early pregnancy symptom?

Is swell in armpit early pregnancy symptom?

Maybe: If it is swelling of brest tissue in that area, but it also could be a swollen lymph node or sweat gland.. See your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Do all pregnancies involve brest soreness/ tenderness?

Do all pregnancies involve brest soreness/ tenderness?

Breast tenderness: Pregnancy causes the body to significantly change. One of the changes involve the increase in size of the breasts due to the hormonal change. Most women will feel that their breasts have increased in size during the pregnancy, only to return to its original size a few months after. The increase in size often manifests as soreness or tenderness. ...Read more

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Before pregnancy my boobs were very much even, &now, not so much. Left boob is smaller & has "armpit fat" where my right is fine. Why? Can i fix this?

Before pregnancy my boobs were very much even, &now, not so much. Left boob is smaller & has "armpit fat" where my right is fine. Why? Can i fix this?

Absolutely: Predicting how your breasts will recover after breast feeding is difficult. Asymmetries are not uncommon. A combination of breast lift or reduction as well as liposuction can address your concerns. ...Read more

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How common is armpit pain in early pregnancy?

How common is armpit pain in early pregnancy?

Usually there is-: -breast enlargement, and there id what's called the axillary tail that can reach to just under the deltoid muscle, and this may be what is causing your pit pain, because in using your shoulder the deltoids come in to play & it could compress the axillary tail of your beasts.. no good image so Google the anatomy of the axillary tail of the breast or just breast anatomy. ...Read more

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Can fat underarms(armpit) be related to pregnancy?

Can fat underarms(armpit) be related to pregnancy?

Yes: Breast tissue extends all the way into your armpits. Sometimes with the hormone increases of pregnancy, breast tissue swells. Even the breast tissue under the armpit swells. ...Read more

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Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Exam : Breast and axillary pain in pregnancy will require a physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. At 23 it is unlikely to be cancer. ...Read more

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Can a swollen lymph node in your armpit be an early sign of pregnancy?

Can a swollen lymph node in your armpit be an early sign of pregnancy?

No: 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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Hello dr during my 1 pregnancy i noticed swelling in my armpit my baby is taking breast feed and now i noticed swelling is decrease then before i feel?

Hello dr during my 1 pregnancy i noticed swelling in my armpit my baby is taking breast feed and now i noticed swelling is decrease then before i feel?

Unclear question...: However, if a woman has swelling in her armpit area each time she has a baby and breastfeeds, she might have some extra breast tissue (milk-producing glands) in the armpit area. Her primary care doctor or her Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate to see if that is the case. ...Read more