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Swollen Painful Under Arm Lymph Node For Two Months Goes Up And Down In Size
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
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
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
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
I noticed a swollen lymph node on my under arm today and it hurts when i touch it. It is not red or even visible from outside. Should i be worried?
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 have a swollen lymph node in the armpit of the arm where i got the flu shot, what could be wrong?
Very painful pea sized lump in left arm pit. Painful to the touch. Brand new. Seems movable. More painful than seems normal for swollen lymph node.
I have an enlarged lymph node in right side of nech confirmed by ct scan doctor wont discuss anything until I do spinal ct in 2weeks. Its painful with pain going down my right chest and under armpit and right arm sometimes my chin and behind my ear?
Second opinion: this might be a good time to get a second medical opinion. ...Read more
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