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Right Axilla Lymph Node
"a solitary reactive lymph node was noted in each axilla" after routine 2 yearly mammogram. Do i need to do anything about this?
No: If the lymph nodes are normal sized and have been stable in size over a long period of time (>1year), then continue yearly mammograms. It is important to perform your own breast self exam monthly. Be sure to check under the armpit, which is where the lymph nodes are, and squeeze the nipple to check for discharge. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This is quite small: Lymph nodes are normally present in the axila. As long as they are under one Cm in size, they are considered benign and are not of much concern. Why did you have this test done in the first place??? ...Read more
oval enlarged lymph node in right axilla, fatty hillum present, color flow shows vascularity present, told prb benign, 6 month recheck, why no biopsy?
Clinical decision: This is the decision made by your clinician based upon their assessment of your condition. If you doubt that this is correct you should go and get a second opinion. No good clinician will be upset by this. Most will recommend a source to which you can turn. Good luck. ...Read more
Multiple lung nodules measure 2- 6mm all test have been ran all were negative .1.5cm lymph node axilla are all of them to small for pet scan?
Is this a lymph node or breast tissue: circumscribed hypoechoic mass with central hyperechoic focus measuring 10x8x7mm in right axilla... ?
Need follow up: By your doctor , if it is in axilla it is most likely a lymph node , ( where they are supposed to be and normal ) some times breast tissue will have lymph nodes which need closes follow up , to rule out it is not some thing serious , go to your doctor for regular follow up. ...Read more
LT Axilla Pain a week ago. Now RT start hurting. Per doctor no swollen lymph node. Get chills in feet when i sit down. R these HIV symptoms?
Thorax CT multiple lung nodules, calcified lt hilar nodules, benign appearing lt axilla lymph node 1.5cm I have smoked 30 years could it be cancer?
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
"foreigner": Lymph nodes are processing centers for the immune system that are designed to trap anything that is "foreign" in our bodies such as bacteria, viruses, or cancer cells. Therefore, we search for any of these possibilities, which may include tests such as a mammogram, ultrasound, and/or mri. Ultimately, if our concern is high, a nonsurgical lymph node biopsy may be performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
mult possibilities: There are many possible causes of pain in the axilla (armpit). Could be from strenuous activity, leading to muscle strain in the region, or could be from trauma. Sometimes you may not even remember bumping yourself in that region. Additionally, should be from a hair that was cut incorrectly or a pimple or a bump there. If does not resolve after a couple of weeks, see your md for an examination. ...Read more
Male 20 years
I noticed a movable lymph node in left armpit about 1 cm
No changing in size for 3 months
No pain or any other symptoms ?
LN or something else: LN x 3 months is nt a usual finding. This could be something else such as remnant of an abscess, sebaceous cyst or lipoma which are less likely, etc. Likely benign but have it looked at, perhaps w a POC US + CBC at lease. Bx may or may not be indicated depending on features. ...Read more
See your doctor: Most likely cause is reactive, meaning reacting to something. Also depends on how large. Other possibilities include such things as infection, malignant, inflammatory. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Yes: Swollen nodes always needs evaluation unless you have a strong reason suh as obvious infection. Please see your doctor asap. ...Read more
Any infection in arm: Could cause the lymph nodes to swell in the armpit , also infection in armpit itself could do that. ...Read more
Lymph node: I see axillary reactive lymph nodes commonly in females who shave the area seems to be most common in warmer climates, not exclusively. Occasionally i see better results with cool water. ...Read more
Armpit lymph node painful for two months, it is small and moveable and i can feel other lymph nodes around them too but only one hurts. ?
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