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Tumor Under Armpit
Is nf1 a dangerous disease? Do all get tumors on the body and other complications? There is mild freckling on the left armpit no other symptom.
Variable: Dark brown skin patches, raised spots (lisch nodules) on the iris of the eye, fractures of long bones in childhood, freckling armpits, neurofibromas (tumors on the skin or deeper in the body), larger tumors under the skin (plexiform neurofibromas), with pressure on nearby nerves or organs, cognitive impairment (adhd, learning disorder. Most people just get mild forms of disease and nothing else. ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
At the peak of the deepest breath i can take standing sitting etc. I get a pinch sensation in my upper right chest between nipple and armpit.Tumor?
Pain on deep : Breaths is called pleurisy. Broad differential, but as a sign, not very specific. You need a chest x-ray, and if it does not show free air (pneumothorax) a prospect, might need more expensive work up. See a good generalist or lung doctor. Cancer is not high on my list, even if you smoke, if 37 is your age. ...Read more
If a lymph node in biceps has some cancer cells but the one in the armpit doesn't, is the tumor only in the lymphatic system or it could have spread?
Need to see adoctor: You need to see a medical doctor, get evaluated and be appropriately directed. ...Read more
What happen if there are cancer cells in a sentinel lymph node in the biceps but none in the armpit? The tumor started from a nevus on the arm.
Need examination: You should see your md for further evaluation. It is not easy to say something more accurate without examination. Pain in underarm/upper breast area- could be caused by painful enlargement of lymph gland on the armpit for instance- perhaps related to shaving etc. Or could be infection/boil etc. Pain as first presentation of beast ca -eventhough happens- not too common. See your md for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You need to show it: Your doctor needs to see it and advise you accordingly. It all depends on the size and if it is new your old, growing or not. If it is new and bigger than one cm, then you need to consult your doctor. ...Read more
Depends what the : cause is. For example any issues involving spraining or pulled muscles involving the pectoral or teres muscles, or brachial nerve can potentially cause pain under the armpit. If you have swelling, then it and needs to be examined carefully by a PCP to rule out any potential lymphadenopathy, cyst, tumor, or fungal infection. Great overview: http://www.med-health.net/Armpit-Pain.html ...Read more
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