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Dr. Michael Miller answered:

Where are the lymph nodes located in women?

Same as in men

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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
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How do you treat lymph nodes in groin area of a female?

Monitoring Centers

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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
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Dr. Barry Rosen answered:

Why would a lymph node enlarge under the armpit in a female?

"foreigner"

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Lymph nodes are processing centers for the immune system that are designed to trap anything that is "foreign" in our bodies such as bacteria, viruses, or cancer cells. Therefore, we search for any of these possibilities, which may include tests such as a mammogram, ultrasound, and/or MRI. Ultimately, if our concern is high, a nonsurgical lymph node biopsy may be performed.
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Dr. Sabha Ganai answered:

Does transgender (female to male) and has surgery to remove the breasts and lymph nodes reduce the risk of breast cancer?

Probably

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In general, transgender surgery does not remove your lymph nodes... just the breasts. A cosmetic, non-cancer, operation for the breasts can occasionally leave some breast tissue. This may leave you with some risk of breast cancer, but this is probably much less than 5%. Everything still depends on your underlying risk of breast cancer, which may depend on your family history and other factors..
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Swollen lymph node in neck, headaches, lack of appetite and some vision loss at night. What could be wrong? Female smoker

Odd lymph node

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If you can tell the swollen lymph node is a fixed or non-fixed type? If it is a fixed type swollen, please see your medical doctor immediately.
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Dr. Megan Bird answered:

If a transgender (female to male) had surgery to remove the breasts and lymph nodes, would this reduce the risk of breast cancer?

Yes.

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A mastectomy does reduce the risk of breast cancer. It certainly is not completely gone but it definitely helps.
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My lymph node under my chin is really swollen. Can stress do this. I am 5 foot 7 145 age 40 female. I think Iam healthy no colds etc

Not stress induced

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It may be something else besides a lymph node, like a cyst or other epidermal lesion. Assuming it is a lymph node, it is reacting to something. Lymph nodes make antibodies to fight foreign invaders, typically bacteria. Lymph nodes under the chin drain the floor of the mouth and teeth. Most commonly, a dental problem of the lower teeth could cause this problem. Look under your tongue .
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Dr. Oscar Novick answered:

11 yr old female child I mine has swollen lymph nodes for 2 years. Took tonsils out and didn't help. Stays sick alot. What causes this?

Workup

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Your child is in need of a complete workup by a hematologist which would include a biopsy of some of the nodes
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Dr. Liawaty Ho answered:

I have had a swollen lymph node under my left armpit for the last three days, and muscle soreness, what could be wrong? -21 year old female

Could be many things

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enlargement of lymph node can be caused by many things- like trauma/irritation around the area, infection - bacterial, viral etc, autoimmune disease, cancer etc. Judging from the duration of your problem- things like irritation/trauma to the left upperarm/arm pit- i.e. shaving, boils, scratching over the skin on left arm etc- can cause the enlargement of the lymph node there.
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