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Swelling Under The Armpit In Men
Can using progesterone cause swelling and pain under arm on men. Had several CT scans and ultrasounds that showed nothing.?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
See your doctor: Hi. Have you had any skin breakdown or infection on that arm? Is there a family history of breast cancer? Any lumps/bumps in the breast on that side? Any night sweats, loss of appetite, and/or weight loss? Any swollen lymph nodes anywhere else (neck, groin, etc? I think you should see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
For months now I have this hard swelling under my right armpit about size of an orange or something like. Should ibe worried?
I've had a swelling in my right armpit for 10 years now. I'm 22. It's not painful and i believe that it was caused by my deodorant. Can i fix this?
I have hidranitis supportiva for the past 7-8 years. I've gone through surgery for my right under armpit. Now I suffer from swelling. Any comments?
I have a soft swelling in my armpit for about three years i dont have notice any side effects of it.it is painless and something is feelin in while pr?
See doctor: I would recommend you see your doctor for examination and evaluation ...Read more
Many possibilities: You need to get this problem evaluated by your physician. There are too many possibilities, some are serious, some not so serious. An examining physician would be able to evaluate this better. ...Read more
I have 4 knots in 1 of my armpits. Two of the knots are the size of a quarter and they are red swollen , and painful. The swelling is going down my a?
See a MD fast!: Painful skin masses can be due to boils (abscesses), which need treatment. When these cause surrounding redness and swelling, fever, or are increasing in size,then the infection is more serious. Get seen as soon as possible to be treated before the infection can get worse! If the pain, redness, swelling is rapidly worsening (noticeable spreading over hours, not days) get seen right away. ...Read more
Various things: Lymph nodes enlargement can be caused by various reasons- among them would include- infection ( especially in the arm pit- infection of the root of the hair is common), inflammation, wound/trauma/scratches etc, malignancy - for instance- spread from adjacent organ like breast, or lymphoma etc. Infection would be the most common, see your doc and have yourself checked. Good luck. ...Read more
They react to all: 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
Heat: Need to apply heat to see if infection will come to the surface and open up ...Read more
Not normal: This is not normal and requires a formal a medical workup please see your orthopedic spinal specialist. ...Read more
I have found a bump in my armpits last. Night it is not too big and it does not swelling. Is this some kind of cyst or cancer?
Mastectomy lymphnodes 15 years ago. Pouch left in Armpit. Which swelled occasionally but disapated in a day or 2. Now I have had pouch swelling fo?
The problem is called standing cone with probably a seroma in it. You have 3 options:
1) Observation and better selection of a bra-mastectomy shop is usually helpful
2) Removal of the standing cone
3) Breast reconstruction
Thank you ...Read more
I have general swelling in my left armpit..There is no lump and It feels like the armpit is puffy.I have no other symptoms except slight discomfort.
Axilla: Sometimes an axilla(armpit) feels puffy to the patient despite no evident pathology on examination. In these circumstances an irritability and/or some tension of muscular components or, low grade skin irritation or even a slight strain are possible causes of this discomfort. To be sure there is no pathology like enlarged deep lymph glands, have your physician examine you. ...Read more
I have a swelling in my right armpit that comes and goes once every 2 months. It's also extremely painful when its swollen. Feedback as to what it is?
My right chest are swelling nd my armpit is in pain.it happen after I clean my room..after 2days i feel it.is it tendenitis?I'm 30yrs old nd have 2 ki
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
See your PCP:
A swollen armpit can be caused by a variety of conditions from mild to serious. The most common causes are allergies to the deodorant or an infection.
Another cause is swollen lymph nodes- a sign that it is trying to fight off an infection.
Rec.: see your pcp to determine the underlying cause and get an appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes: A systemic infection will cause your immune system to go onto overdrive. This results in the increased size of lymph nodes where the activated cells of the immune system is battling it out with the infection. These lymph nodes will be noted when they are close to the surface of the body, like in the area of the armpits ...Read more
Got rash in left armpit three months ago. Actual rash went away but still have irritation and mild swelling? Why so long
Zoster: The rash may have been herpes zoster. Was the rash fluid filled vesicles grouped together? Painful? Studies show that post herpetic neuralgia can linger for months. Get evaluated and if this possibility is correct there are treatments for post herpetic neuralgia including Lyrica (pregabalin) and Gabapentin. Good luck. ...Read more
Very soft swelling that u can hardly detect a mass inside, under left armpit , for 2 years , getting bigger in last months?
Get checked.: It is impossible for us to be able to tell what this is without an in person examination. Since it is getting bigger, please get seen very soon! (Within a week) Take your temperature twice a day, and right it down and take those readings to your doctor. Weigh yourself once a week and take that info in, too. ...Read more
Painful swelling underneath armpit on torso.Happened after working out and smoking weed.What is this. I'm in pain and can't really move?
Muscle: Twenties male reports sudden onset "after working out" of painful mass on lateral chest wall just inferior to axilla. He is loath to move ipsilateral upper quarter. If a muscle ruptured, the serratus anterior would seem the best explanation. However all this is speculation. A doctor needs to evaluate. If shortness of breath or intolerable pain then more urgent care might be in order. ...Read more
For 5 days I have had pain and swelling under my left armpit.I thought it was razor rash at first but there is no sign of that.Is this serious?
Swelling: You may have an infection in your armpit. See your physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
After unprotected sex i have discomfort in armpits. its a little bit painful. (left more) can it be HIV simptom. no swelling or just i cant see it?
Hi I'm 30yrs old.i hav 2 kids.my right chest are swelling and my armpit is in pain.. it happen 1 month ago after I clean our room.is it tendenitis?
Get checked: If you have tenderness & especially swelling in your armpit, you may have right upper limb infection causing inflammation in the armpit (also called axillary) lymph glands. But you may have more likely strained muscle that has persisted because you have continued using that arm for strenuous activity like child care. Do get it checked since it's been a month & no better. Hope that helps. ...Read more