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Doctor insights on: Swollen Lymph Node In Crease In Arm

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How can i get my dr to listen to my concerns about more swollen lymph nodes in neck and crease of arm? What tests should i ask for?

How can i get my dr to listen to my concerns about more swollen lymph nodes in neck and crease of arm? What tests should i ask for?

Exam: You should get a complete exam to include a CBC, sed rate and CMP for starters. If your physician is not addressing your concerns- get a second opinion. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node in my arm pit it's causing some discomfort and is painful at times. Is this serious/other symptoms I should look for?

I have a swollen lymph node in my arm pit it's causing some discomfort and is painful at times. Is this serious/other symptoms I should look for?

Behavior over time: This may not be a lymph node. Other things under the arm swell and get painful. If there is clear redness, warmth, pain and discharge or a central "plug" to the lesion with a very superficial appearance this is very likely benign. If there is progressive enlargement without the signs above it is time to see a doc. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

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

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Swollen lymph node under arm! what can I do?

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

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What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit? And how to treat it?

What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit?  And how to treat it?

Several things: An infection is the most likely cause, but other things can cause swollen lymph nodes as well....Your doctor needs to examine you and possibly run some tests to determine the cause before it can be treated.... ...Read more

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Had a swollen lymph node near groin about 9 months ago and it was hard and could not move easily, but subsided. Now I have a swollen lymph node on arm?

Had a swollen lymph node near groin about 9 months ago and it was hard and could not move easily, but subsided. Now I have a swollen lymph node on arm?

Other symptoms: In that arm any swelling, skin lesions, pain, trauma, rash? Your swollen lymph node is doing what is should do. There may or may not be an important reason for why it is swollen. OK to monitor for a month. If it goes away, ok. If not or gets bigger, see doctor. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph node on neck by Adam's apple for months, I guess another on upper arm and another I guess high back neck. All left side. Not sick?

I have swollen lymph node on neck by Adam's apple for months, I guess another on upper arm and another I guess high back neck. All left side. Not sick?

They're your friends: All teens and young adults have a few palpable nodes. Different folks have them in different places. If they're not preposterously large, not fixed to nearby structures, and not accompanied by fever / weight loss / night sweats, leave them alone. ...Read more

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I'm 43 female. For a couple of months my right arm has been weak and achy now I have a swollen lymph node in my groin on the right side. Any ideas?

I'm 43 female. For a couple of months my right arm has been weak and achy now I have a swollen lymph node in my groin on the right side. Any ideas?

No connection may be: most likely there is no connection it really depend first what is causing the ache and the weakness in your right arm if it was virus then the reactive lymph node in your groin could be related to that going back to your lymph node in the right groin lymph node react to virus,allergy,or bacteria not knowing what cause yours you need to see a doctor in case you need antibiotic good luck ...Read more

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Small lump in armpit that moves position when I put my arm up or down. Dr says swollen lymph node and don't worry, but it's been there for 3 months?

Small lump in armpit that moves position when I put my arm up or down. Dr says swollen lymph node and don't worry, but it's been there for 3 months?

Your doctor's right: Almost certainly. Leave it alone. I'm going to assume it's freely movable and not fixed to surrounding structures. Many people your age have these. If it's anything nasty, it would have declared itself. I trust you do not have a dominant breast lump or obvious illness that you're ignoring. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node in the armpit of the arm where i got the flu shot, what could be wrong?

I have a swollen lymph node in the armpit of the arm where i got the flu shot, what could be wrong?

Not telated see MD: It is not related to your flu shot and you should consult your doctors to find out the cause and get it treated appropriately. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized moveable lump under my left arm, been there for 2.5 months, doctor said it was a swollen lymph node, but it wont go away? Concerned

See your doctor agai: It sounds more like a hair follicle cyst or something like that, rather tnan a node. See your doctor again and ask to evaluate for other nodes that might be enlarged. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node in arm since Oct. Five months later there are 3. I have night sweats with chills. CBC normal except very low iron. Not sore.

Swollen lymph node in arm since Oct. Five months later there are 3. I have night sweats with chills. CBC normal except very low iron. Not sore.

See doctor: If the number of swollen lymph nodes has gone from one to three, it is time to see a doctor for an evaluation. This forum may be inadequate to address this issue. ...Read more

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Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.

Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.

Chest pain: Your history is concerning. Go get checked out, at your age i worry about a chest mass, make sure there are no enlarged lymph nodes in your chest, especially if accompanied by any fever or weight loss. ...Read more

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Might a swollen lymph node in your armpit be a bad thing?

Might a swollen lymph node in your armpit be a bad thing?

Yes: Swollen nodes always needs evaluation unless you have a strong reason suh as obvious infection. Please see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node in the armpit and what could cause this?

Swollen lymph node in the armpit and what could cause this?

Any infection in arm: Could cause the lymph nodes to swell in the armpit , also infection in armpit itself could do that. ...Read more