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What Does It Mean If A Person Has Multiple Swollen Glands Under An Arm
Couple possibilities: Axillary lymphadenopathy , lymphadenitis, follicular cysts, sebaceous cysts, sebaceous adenitis, sweat gland cysts or tumors, or lipomas. A primary care doctor can examine and determine the type of swollen "glands" and due tests to determine the cause. Typically axillary lymph node swellings (adenopathy or adenitis) are due to infections or cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does underarm swelling automatically mean a person has breast cancer or something very serious? What else can it mean?
Lumpy armpits: No. It is in no way an automatic diagnosis of breast cancer. If indeed it's a lymph node swollen, it could be due to anything from a plugged breast duct that got a little infected, to an ingrown hair in your arm pit, to a systemic viral illness, to absolutely nothing. Try a few days of scheduled anti-inflammatories and hot compresses, and if it isn't better, let your doctor check you out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I know if I have a swollen lymph node or a paraganglioma below the ear lobe. The swell is about 3cm and it doesn't hurt. I have no infections?
If a cyst is painless does that mean it isn't infected? Would it cause a nearby lymph node to swell? I'm 18 with a cyst and swollen node in armpit.
Is it unusual to have one swollen lymph node? I also have an unbearably soar throat, i'm assuming its either mono or strep throat. Either way i need to see a physician, but I am currently without insurance.
The lymph node that is swollen is on the left s
If : If you have been exposed to someone with strep throat, then you should be evaluated and treated. Untreated strep throat can have other more serious complications. You should be evaluated. There are several urgent cares available that have generous policies for patients without insurance. Call around and see if you can find an option that you can afford. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be OK: Depends on how swollen and the cause. It could be from thyroiditis. It could be upper limits of normal. Did your doctor test your thyroid function? ...Read more
I'm curious as to what does it mean if an ultrasound of the thyroid has enlarged lymph nodes at the neck area?
May not be serious: It depends on several things: how large are they? The larger they are the more concerning. Are they tender? If so, they are probably from infection or inflammation, rather than cancer. Enlarged, non-tender lymph nodes in the neck which don't go away are cause for concern and should be sampled with a needle biopsy which can be done with ultrasound guidance. ...Read more
I have a slight dome like lump under both armpits. Doc has checked and said is normal. Could they be sweat glands or is it something else ?
Armpits: Could be sweat glands, symmetric fat distribution, or other -- would recommend an ultrasound to verify a benign, non-worrisome diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a lump under skin on right arm by my elbow. Can not tell if it is attached. Does not hurt. It is raised slightly what could it be?
Not sure.: This could be many things. If it has been there for longer than a couple of weeks, i'd see a physician and have it checked out! ...Read more
I have a 1cm long oblong white bump on my side. It is not an area that has often been exposed to the sun. Is it anything to be concerned about?
Swollen lip: The lip can be swollen because of an allergy or possible infection ...Read more
Is it possible that I could be confusing an carotid anurysm with a swollen lymphnode I mean the knot or swollen thing is right on the artery or is ?
Get it checked out: It is most likely a small lymphnode or a cyst, but bacterial infection with klebsiella ganulomatis is possible, often starts as small, painless nodules appearing after 10–40 days following contact with the bacteria. Later the nodules burst, creating open, fleshy, oozing, and infection continues to destroy the tissue until treated. Not to scare u, but should consult doc if worsens. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the cure for fibrositis. I have these marble size glands all over my body. I was told by a doctor that it is fibrositis ?
Testing for fibromyalgia if when pressure is applied to the tender spots how much is it suppose to hurt? It feels like i just got stomped on or punched repeatedly does that mean I have it? I'm only 19 does that make a difference?
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