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hand holding needed hard lump under arm

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furrlinedsheepskinjacket Fri 06-Jun-14 16:28:15

found it yesterday or day before,went to drs today she said come back in 2 weeks prob a gland.asked what I was worried about? said breast cancer doesn't start there.

any help or advice most welcome.trying not to worry.

furrlinedsheepskinjacket Fri 06-Jun-14 18:19:18


minniemagoo Fri 06-Jun-14 18:21:54

I get lumps in my armpits regularly that are hormone related, they last a few days and then go away. Freaked me out first time I noticed.

Hopefully yours are similar and the doc think they'll be gone in a couple of weeks.

noblegiraffe Fri 06-Jun-14 18:27:32

I had one in my armpit for a few days, it went away by itself. Probably a swollen lymph node because of an infection or something.

furrlinedsheepskinjacket Fri 06-Jun-14 18:27:34

thanks Minnie that is reassuring smile

furrlinedsheepskinjacket Fri 06-Jun-14 18:28:29

and giraffe

ChateauCollapso Fri 06-Jun-14 21:27:05

I had one years ago. I was run down at the time & it was just a swollen gland.

Itsnearlysummer Sat 07-Jun-14 21:08:23

I had this after spending too long in an over hot hot tub. It's a thing that often happens after overheating apparently. It went away after a couple of weeks, but I was worried and saw the doctor at the time.

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