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What could be the cause of the gland under your arm swelling if woman?

What could be the cause of the gland under your arm swelling if woman?

Breast disease: Let's hope it is an infection in your arm or your breast. Breast cancer can spread to the lymph nodes in your armpit and cause swelling. A swollen lymph node there should not be ignored. It requires prompt, competent medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

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


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What might be the cause of some swelling on my neck which I suspect 2B thyroid?

What might be the cause of some swelling on my neck which I suspect 2B thyroid?

Need 2B seen: Your thyroid gland is located low in the neck, around the level of your sternal notch. Swelling in the neck may also involve lymph nodes, salivary glands or other structures. The list of problems which might cause swelling in the neck is quite long. See your pcp or ENT for a thorough physical exam and appropriate workup. ...Read more

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Pain/discomfort in left forearm, close to wrist, inside of the arm. 2/10. Pressure on the area makes it worse. What can I take to alleviate? Should I be concerned? What could be the cause?

Pain/discomfort in left forearm, close to wrist, inside of the arm. 2/10. Pressure on the area makes it worse. What can I take to alleviate? Should I be concerned? What could be the cause?

Wrist pain: Did you have an Injury or fall. Among possibility are carpal tunnel syndrome,wrist sprain, distal radial fracture, dislocated one of the small bones in the hand. If it is not getting better see your doctor. A short duration of splint and non-steroidal pain medication will help while trying to assess the cause. ...Read more

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What is the reason for a blunt soreness in the area right under my jaw in the back. It might be my submandibular gland, what causes that sort of pain?

What is the reason for a blunt soreness in the area right under my jaw in the back. It might be my submandibular gland, what causes that sort of pain?

Infection, stones: Hello, the submandibular gland can swell and become tender from infection or small stones that can form in the ducts of the glands. You can try massage, increased fluids and lemon drops. The soreness could also be a swollen tender lymph node. I encourage you to be checked if it doesn't resolve within a few days or if you get acutely worse. ...Read more

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What could be causing the right side of my body to be swollen?

What could be causing the right side of my body to be swollen?

Too many things: Sorry, that list is far too long to be helpful to you. Would need to know what parts are involved, how long you have had, is it getting better or worse, other symptoms you have noticed, medications you are on or have changed recently, and underlying medical conditions. Unfortunately, even that may not be helpful, as certain physical findings need to be seen by a physician to be analyzed properly. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your neck gland to swell?

What are the causes of your neck gland to swell?

Swollen neck glands: There are several reasons for swollen neck glands. The most common is an infection. Ear, nose, thoat, sinus, dental. The best, if conditions persist for more than 3-5 weeks, would be to seek expert opinion with your md or dds. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of the swelling between my neck and shoulder? Is that a place for lymph nodes?

What could be the cause of the swelling between my neck and shoulder? Is that a place for lymph nodes?

Could be: Lymph nodes are all over the body. You cannot feel most of them but the head and neck area have many which can be felt and that shallow pocket above your collarbone is one area where they are appreciated. There are, however, other causes for swelling and depending upon your symptoms, if this doesn't go away see your doctor. ...Read more

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The left side of the roof of my mouth is swollen and is causing me to have headaches what may be the cause of this?

The left side of the roof of my mouth is swollen and is causing me to have headaches what may be the cause of this?

Many causes: However, this sounds suspicious for sinus infection or bone abscess. See your dentist or ear nose and throat specialist for an examination and possible imaging. ...Read more

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What could be causing the swelling and pain in my eyelid?

What could be causing the swelling and pain in my eyelid?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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There is a sort of swalling in the right ear of my mother, can you please suggest what may be the problem.?

There is a sort of swalling in the right ear of my mother, can you please suggest what may be the problem.?

Clarification needed: Such a vague symptom as "ear swelling" needs clarification. Painful or painless? Red or not? Location of the swelling? Without more details the possibilities range from minor inflammation to tumor. ...Read more

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What can possibly be wrong if you have stone under the breast area of a woman?

What can possibly be wrong if you have stone under the breast area of a woman?

Medical evaluation: A breast mass needs to be assessed. It may be something as simple as a benign fibroadenoma or could be more serious. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of certain parts of my stomach being sore to the touch?

What could be the cause of certain parts of my stomach being sore to the touch?

Impossible to answer: This question is too broad and has no specifics. It is impossible to answer on this limited simple app. Like: where specifically do you hurt? What activities have your recently participated in? What medical conditions do you have? Are you sexually active? How are your periods? Do you have a fever? Rash? Sores? ...Read more

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What could be the cause of swollen lips after I go to the dentist?

What could be the cause of swollen lips after I go to the dentist?

Swelling: Be sure to let your dentist know about this so he can evaluate your last treatment. He will evaluate what was done in your last treatment. Level of concern is possible allergy to latex as well as materials used for the procedure. Sometimes a patient can play or chew on lips after a procedure while they are still numb from the anesthetic. Medications need to be evaluated too. ...Read more

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The right side of my body is swollen even my vagina. What could be the problem?

The right side of my body is swollen even my vagina. What could be the problem?

Strange: I can think of no condition that would cause one side of the body to swell. If this perception persists, i recommend that you have a physician examine you. ...Read more

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What could be the reason of heat around the eyes after a stroke?

What could be the reason of heat around the eyes after a stroke?

Depends: Nerve damage could cause burning or heat. Only a complete history and physical can give you answers. Please see your doctor ...Read more

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My feet are swollen, what could be the cause of the swelling?

My feet are swollen, what could be the cause of the swelling?

Many things: Tehre are numerous things that can make your feet swell. I would suggest elevating the feet as often as possible and watch your salt intake. If the swelling persists i would check with your doctor to find out why you are swelling and then find a more accurate treatment. ...Read more

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Arm Swelling (Definition)

Swelling of the arm could be due to allergy, infection, poor circulation or lymphadema where the lymphatic drainage is blocked. If you have swelling you ...Read more