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Hello. I have swollen lymph nodes under my arms. I am type 2 diabetic on 1000 Metformin twice a day. I had testicular cancer 5 years ago and am worrie?

Lymphadenopathy. Swollen lymph nodes in both axillae is concerning and must be investigated.Possibilities include lymphoma, metastatic malignant tumor, leukemia, viral illness like infectious mononucleosis. Your physician will order appropriate tests and a lymph node biopsy will be recommended if these enlarged lymph nodes don't recede. Read more...

Could poor oral hygiene cause swollen lymph nodes?

Definitely. Swollen lymph nodes are one of the body's chief ways to ward off disease from infection, tumors, etc. Small lymph vessels connect each node like a string of pearls trapping cellular debris and fluid to be filtered, drained, and diseases destroyed by this lymphatic system located everywhere throughout the body. Poor oral hygiene can lead to infection which drains to the nearby lymph nodes. Read more...