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What could cause swollen armpits and joint pain?

What could cause swollen armpits and joint pain?

Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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What does it mean if you have swollen armpits and joint pain?

What does it mean if you have swollen armpits and joint pain?

Swelling in the armp: It or axilla can be a sign of lymph node involvement and arm pain associated can be a sign of infection inflammation or circulation disturbance or something more severe , if you have pain in your armpits and swollen painful arms you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What should I do about a lymphnode in armpit getting swollen / infected?

Lymph node adenopat: This can be due to inflammatory and non inflammatory causes and each has to be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Why do I have large lumps (swollen areas) on my left side and under my armpit?

Why do I have large lumps (swollen areas) on my left side and under my armpit?

See below: It could be lymph nodes, hydradenitis supperitiva, or enlarged muscle. Without seeing you, it is hard to be definitive. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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When palpating armpits for swollen nodes are both arm pits suppose to feel identical?

When palpating armpits for swollen nodes are both arm pits suppose to feel identical?

Depends: When assessing for lymphadenopathy, the nodes may be evident on one side only if the condition causing their enlargement is on that side. ...Read more

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I have my armpit swollen for a few weeks.What doctors are specialized in this problem?

Swollen glands: If your arm pit area is swollen, it may be enlarged lymph nodes. You should start by seeing your primary care physician who will do an exam, and possibly some blood work. ...Read more

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Hi, i have what i believe to be an ingrown in my armpit. Its becoming very painful and redish and swollen. Its about dime size. ?

Swelling in armpit: hello Alice, the swelling does sound like an infected hair follicle and these can become very big very quickly, so if you have a swelling about a dime size (1cm dia) and if it is red and painful to the touch, I would apply some warm compresses today and if it is at all bigger or worse, I would call in for a consultation to get an antibiotic to take for 10 days. Its called HIDRADENITIS thx ...Read more

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I have several swollen very painful areas that appear to be bug bits. There are some under each armpit, and one next to my areola? Male

I have several swollen very painful areas that appear to be bug bits.  There are some under each armpit, and one next to my areola? Male

See your doctor.: This sounds like these areas could be infected, even if they started as insect bites. I would recommend warm compresses to the areas and see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can be done for painful swollen armpit?

More info. required: It depends on the cause: if the armpit is swollen because of inflamed lymph nodes, check to make sure there is not an infection or cut on your hand or fingers. If there is an infection an antibiotic may help. It will take several days for the swelling to go down. ...Read more

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Can giving birth cause you to have swollen armpits?

Can giving birth cause you to have swollen armpits?

Yes and no: I've seen a case where mom had some displaced breast tissue in both armpits that began to enlarge when she started to breast feed her baby.Made her quite uncomfortable till it faded when she stopped. I have never heard of it happening any other time. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and my left armpit is swollen I'm not sure what it can be, help please I'm very worried!

I'm 16 and my left armpit is swollen I'm not sure what it can be, help please I'm very worried!

Infection: You may have an infection in your axilla. Antibiotics may be needed. Try to see a doctor tomorrow before it gets larger. Might be from shaving. Change to a new blade, clean it out with old toothbrush after each use and leave in a dry location, not wet tray in shower. ...Read more

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My left armpit gets really swollen and becomes bothersome. This has been happening on/off for the past several years. What could it be?

Infection or other : Armpit swollen could be due to infection, injury or other causes, such as tumors ( breast cancer), vascular problem etc. You need to see a doctor get a completely check up with blood work. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and have had a swollen armpit which looks like a fat armpit for many years. Its only in my left armpit. What could this be? It's not painful

Go to MD: You need to see your MD for a full exam. A mass occupying the axilla could be many things, including painless lymphadenopathy or a lipoma. However, it is better for you to get a physical exam so that your physician can determine whether you need a biopsy or further investigation of a medical problem. Don't wait any longer. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How can I cure mild swollen rash on armpit?

How can I cure mild swollen rash on armpit?

Dermatologist : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation of this eruption. ...Read more

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How to tell if my armpit lymph nodes are swollen?

Feel them: Place your finger tips into the arm pit the area closer to the chest than the hand. Deep palpation with a little pressure the nodes will feel like a soft pea if they are swollen. Sometines they are hard. If you do feel nodes have your doctor check as well ...Read more

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What does it mean if both armpits are swollen, and swore with little red bumps?

What does it mean if both armpits are swollen, and swore with little red bumps?

Folliculitis: That's a folliculitis, an infection of the hair follicles caused by bacteria or yeast (or a combination). Topical antibiotics never work on these, in my experience; you're going to need an oral antibiotic, which your doctor or a dermatologist can prescribe for you. ...Read more