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Tests For Armpit Swelling
See your PCP: A swollen armpit can be caused by a variety of conditions from mild to serious. The most common causes are allergies to the deodorant or an infection. Another cause is swollen lymph nodes- a sign that it is trying to fight off an infection. Rec.: see your pcp to determine the underlying cause and get an appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I've had a swelling in my right armpit for 10 years now. I'm 22. It's not painful and i believe that it was caused by my deodorant. Can i fix this?
For months now I have this hard swelling under my right armpit about size of an orange or something like. Should ibe worried?
See your doctor: Hi. Have you had any skin breakdown or infection on that arm? Is there a family history of breast cancer? Any lumps/bumps in the breast on that side? Any night sweats, loss of appetite, and/or weight loss? Any swollen lymph nodes anywhere else (neck, groin, etc? I think you should see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Various things: Lymph nodes enlargement can be caused by various reasons- among them would include- infection ( especially in the arm pit- infection of the root of the hair is common), inflammation, wound/trauma/scratches etc, malignancy - for instance- spread from adjacent organ like breast, or lymphoma etc. Infection would be the most common, see your doc and have yourself checked. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a swelling in my right armpit that comes and goes once every 2 months. It's also extremely painful when its swollen. Feedback as to what it is?
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