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Swollen Gland Under Armpit
Need to first make d: First you need to have your doctor make the diagnosis of what is the cause of enlarged nodes. This will need further testing. The treatment will be guided by the diagnosis. So get a full check up done by a specialist. ...Read more
Infection: This suggests infection - either localized "boils" in the underarms from shaving and/or ingrown hairs; or a symptom of a larger, systemic infection somewhere in the shoulder/breast region, or a generalized infection. Any other swollen nodes? Any fevers, rashes? If still present in a week, this should be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
I had a protected sex witha female whose , @ 4weeks i had fever and became beter after using antimalaria@ 8weeks had swollen glands in my armpits ?
Hi! My daughter (8 yrs) just woke up complaining of pain in both armpits. I immediately think of swollen lymph glands. Any ideas?
Agree with you: I think you may be right on track! Many viral infections, especially, can cause lymph nodes to swell, and the armpit nodes are commonly painful. I would check to see if she has a fever at all, and look for any other signs of viral infection (sudden fatigue, sinus drainage, runny nose, dark circles under eyes, etc.). Also gently check the neck for large nodes. Fluids, vitamin C, l-lysine, and REST. ...Read more
I have a swollen gland in my armpit. I am constantly touching it. Now it is sore. Can a gland get sore and more swollen by constantly touching it?
I've found a small pea sized lump under my left armpit, that is painless and is moveable. Also my glands are also always swollen like big hard lumps.
Seen a Doctor lately: If your lymph glands are enlarged and growing bigger, you need to have them checked by your physician. Lymph nodes do not enlarge unless you have either Infection or Cancer in the lymph glands. So go seek medical evaluation and a physical examination by a doctor, soon. ...Read more
I found a small sensitive red bump under my armpit and I thought it was a pimple but now there is a second one and my gland is swollen/sensitive?
What is the difference between a suspicious mass in the armpit and a swollen/clogged sweat gland?
Exam: Good question! often it is difficult for a patient to know the difference between a suspicious mass in the axilla (armpit) and an obstructed or infected sweat gland or hair follicle. If it is red or has a discharge suspect infection and use warm compresses and antibiotics. If it is hard and non-tender it could be serious. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more
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