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My subclavian lymph node is swollen and my left arm. Swollen area is not tender.

My subclavian lymph node is swollen and my left arm.  Swollen area is not tender.

Local infection: Sounds like symptoms of local infection involving your left arm. Use a mirror to carefully exam arm. May need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Numbness in left arm itcy and swollen?

Numbness in left arm itcy and swollen?

Need checking: Swollen arm = needs to be checked by your md. This could be an allergic reaction or cellulitis/infection and sometimes a blood clot. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have painful, swollen and stiffness in my left arm?

What should I do? I have painful, swollen and stiffness in my left arm?

See a doctor soon: This could be one of a few things. One could be a compartment syndrome and it is an emergency and needs to be treated soon. See a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Persistent painful swollen vein lower left arm?

Persistent painful swollen vein lower left arm?

Phlebitis Arm: It sounds as if you have developed superficial thrombophlebitis of a vein in your arm. You should see a doctor and get it evaluated, as you could develop bacterial phlebitis which can be serious. Non bacterial phlebitis can often be treated with warm compresses and anti-inflammatories, but you also need to make sure that the phelbitis doesn't extend and cause a deeper more serious clot, i.e. Dvt. ...Read more

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Under my left arm is swollen, will this have to do with my heart condition?

Under my left arm is swollen, will this have to do with my heart condition?

?heart: What you describe is unusual for any cardiac problem but not impossible. Without knowing what your 'heart condition' is and examination of the swelling, can't speculate more. Just as likely to have a boil or other swelling without more information. ...Read more

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My left arm and leg are swollen from sunburn and it hurts to move them, what should I do?

My left arm and leg are swollen from sunburn and it hurts to move them, what should I do?

SWELLING AND SUNBURN: YOU HAVE A FIRE! HOW DO YOU PUT OUT A FIRE? WITH WATER . . . SIT IN A TUB OF LUKEWARM WATER (NOT HOT OR COLD) FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES EVER 3 OR 4 HOURS. LET YOUR PCP KNOW ABOUT IT SOONEST . . . ...Read more

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