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Sore Armpit Lymph Nodes
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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
Left armpit always smells way worse than right. Even minutes after shower. Also, some occasional soreness on left trunk area (lymph nodes?!). Related? What could cause this? Any home remedies?
Dermatology : hey ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist to see if they can make a diagnosis about the armpit. I don't believe the other left Trunk symptoms are related. ...Read more
Why are my lymph nodes sore in my neck head and armpits? I can't remember the last time they were not uncomfortable. Been off colour for a long while
Lymphadenopathy: There is a host of reasons for lymph nodes to enlarge. If you have widespread noticeable enlarged nodes it is important that you be evaluated. There are benign causes,but there are also serious causes that warrant early evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Can the lymph nodes in your armpits hurt a few days before your period? I can't feel them but under my arms are a little sore. No visible difference
More likely breast: Rather than lymph nodes, I suspect that you have a bit of "ectopic" breast tissue in your armpits. This is not terribly rare. Some women have breast tissue in the armpits. Just as the rest of your breast can get swollen and hurt before your period, so can this tissue. Best to see a doctor at this point in your cycle to be sure. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mono 2 months ago. Just today, the lymph nodes in my right armpit have become swollen and slightly tender. Is this normal?
Another cause: The nodes may be from shaving you armpits with a dirty razor causing an infection in your arm pit. ...Read more
My lymph nodes in my right armpit is tender. I feel pain when i touch. Also my right breast is a bit bigger than my left one. Should i be cautios?
Have it evaluated: You should have it evaluated especially if the breast enlargement is a recent finding. Breast asymmetry is often normal if it has always been present. See a gyn doctor. ...Read more
I have an swollen lymph nodes under my armpit i didn't really care about it i don't know how to distinguish if it is movable, tender or hard?
May be infection: If painful to touch and examine, if increased warmth or redness, then get exam for infection. ...Read more
Please can I get some advice?, I have an swollen lymph nodes under my armpit i didn't really care about it i don't know how to distinguish if it is movable, tender or hard?
Get evaluated: 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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