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Hi. For 2 months now I've had this strange feeling under my right armpit.

its not painful neither is it tender or swollen, It just feels like my t shirt is under my armpit and needs to be removed?
its like a uncomfy feeling?

Worried really and its stressing me out.. Booking an appoitment with doctos but wanting to know if anyone has had the same?
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replied January 27th, 2017

Based on the description it is possible that the lump you have described could be a enlarged lymph node

Lymph nodes are part of the lymphatic system, where white blood cells (lymphocytes) mature and ‎‎‎undergo clonal multiplication. The lymphocytes are important for fighting the infection and clearing the ‎‎‎viruses and bacteria from the body. Hence during any inflammation or infection it is common for the lymph nodes to ‎‎‎increase in size and also become a bit tender (pain on application of pressure). ‎

In occasional cases, it is common for some nodes to be continuously active and hence appear enlarged permanently.

Lymph node enlargement is a very common sign and can cause many people to get stressed and ‎‎‎‎lose their sleep. A few ‎major symptoms and danger signs can help you differentiate very common ‎‎‎benign conditions and from those indicating ‎conditions like cancer and chronic diseases.

In occasional cases, it is common for some nodes to be continuously active and hence appear enlarged permanently.

In such cases , treatment with antibiotics and other anti-inflammatory measures can help to resolve the condition.

It would be recommended that you consult with your doctor and seek a proper medical opinion.



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replied November 18th, 2017
Hi

I have something similar to this with no lumps etc.. .did you ever find out what was causing your symptoms?
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