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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

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 can cause a swollen lymph node in the armpit? Mine is only on one side and i feel like its getting bigger.

Many things: Could be an infected gland or inflamm. But if it is increasing then u should have it looked at at possible a biopsy is needed. ...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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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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If you have a swollen lymph node in your armpit and squeeze it and this bloody stuff comes out what is that ?

See a doctor: What that is, is evidence that you should see a doctor, be examined and evaluated thoroughly and treated accordingly. Obviously this is not normal, but cannot be diagnosed without face to face approach. Go soon and best wishes for a quick and favorable outcome. ...Read more

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I think I have a swollen lymph node in my armpit. It's a little sore and showed up a few days ago. I haven't been sick recently but my family has.

Infections: Look over your whole arm - checking for breaks in the skin. Sometimes even the smallest breaks in the skin can lead to infections or swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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When should I see my doctor for, what I suspect is, a swollen lymph node in my armpit? Is this something I should do now or w/no improvement + 7 days?

Go to your PCP : If it is painless I would go to ur PCP and get it tested. It can be a number of things like infection or even cancer. So definitely get it looked at. ...Read more

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Ok. I've had this lump (I believe it's a swollen lymph node) in my armpit...it's not really all that tender but starts to kind of ache with alcohol. a?

Ok. I've had this lump (I believe it's a swollen lymph node) in my armpit...it's not really all that tender but starts to kind of ache with alcohol. a?

Patience Is A Virtue: If it's still there in 2-3 weeks,get it looked at.If it starts getting bigger get it looked at sooner.But...just get a good idea of its size and consistency and if it can be moved around or if it can't-visualize it--then leave it alone; don't bother it until you check it in a week if the same wait another week and if it's still there get it checked.If it gets worse before two weeks get it checked ...Read more

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Painful swollen lymph node under right armpit - Causes? Pain and redness went away in a few days, but it's still swollen. 25 yr male.

Ingrown hair?: Are you sure it is a lymph node? An ingrown hair causing an abscess can cause a lump in an armpit. If it truly is a lymph node, then the nodes in the armpit drain the arm and the breast and superficial chest. Any infection or disease in those areas can cause a swollen node. If it doesn't continue to improve, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Got stung by a bee on my shoulder yesterday, today got swollen lymph node occuring in armpit, is this normal reaction? If so when should swelling go?

Got stung by a bee on my shoulder yesterday, today got swollen lymph node occuring in armpit, is this normal reaction? If so when should swelling go?

Bee sting : It looks like you don't have systemic reactions to bee sting since you don't mention that you have problems breathing, throat closing, abodominal pain, nausea and vomitting. A local swelling at sting site can associate with local lymph nodes swelling and does not need specific treatment. It would last a few days to a week or two. If the swelling is large and causing pain, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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