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40 yr/m with leukemia, painful Red swollen lumps

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Have a quick question for anyone that can help I am a 40 yr/m and I have leukemia. I awoke today with two very large painful lumps in my arm pit . The lumps are red and very swollen. They feel as if they are on Fire. I can not lift my arm they hurt and pull so bad. I have put a warm compress on them and can't seem to get rid of them or the pain. What can I do help with the pain and what are they from and when will they go away? The lumps have been there for a few weeks but just started pulling and being painful. If I touch them I get instantly sick any help or ideas what to do. Thanks Larry

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replied March 9th, 2015
Leukemia Answer A51344
Thank you for asking

I read your question and I understand your concern. I hope you have proof for your leukemia as it is a very strong suspicion and lethal. As far as lymph nodes in armpits are concerned those are likely secondary to infections and needs further management. However you need to be in touch with oncologist for you already diagnosed leukemia. If you are diagnosing yourself as leukemic with just these two nodes then stop.

I hope it helps. Consult your doctor as our advice is just for education purposes only.

Take care

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