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Doctor insights on: Swollen Painful Under Arm Lymph Node For Two Months Goes Up And Down In Size

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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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Soft and moveable swollen / painless lymph node under arm. What could cause this? Been there for 8 months with no noticeable change.

Soft and moveable swollen / painless lymph node under arm. What could cause this? Been there for 8 months with no noticeable change.

You are doing good: Since it is not increasing in size, you do not need to worry. Just keep checking it once per month. Unless it is more than 2 cm, it is likely to be benign and may be of no consequence. ...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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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 woke with a swollen armpit / lymph node on my right arm. I've noticed its been tender for a while but it just now became hard. What is this?

I woke with a swollen armpit / lymph node on my right arm. I've noticed its been tender for a while but it just now became hard. What is this?

See a Dr: Likely to have lymph node enlargement there. Even though some benign diseases like hidradenitis suppurativa or other affect that area, cancer is a concern either lymphomas, hodgkin, even fron chest, breast, lung. ...Read more

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Tender, swollen, red, lymph node under arm. Opposite arm then received flu shot in 2 days ago. Related?

Tender, swollen, red, lymph node under arm. Opposite arm then received flu shot in 2 days ago. Related?

Very unlikely...: ...That this is related. But this does need to get checked out asap, inflamed lymph nodes are no joke. ...Read more