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Thin cord like under left arm above armpit, sore under

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thin cord like under left arm above armpit, sore under bicep. soft bumps on this is it a sport injury or something with lymph system?
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: ok, its general ache or burn sensation i feel cord when arm raised
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: had tetnus booster 3 weeks ago initially thought that was it
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

is it painful when you touch it?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
mostly near bicep where it disappears
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

where the bicep disappears under the arm?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
sort of around there
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

This is something with the lymph system

the soft bumps indicate lymph nodes

how long have you had this for?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
couple weeks
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
still there or was that all?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.
Any infection? If not you need an ultrasound of the area to ensure no lymph node odduss
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.
Issues
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
what is lymph node odduss issue mean
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.
Does this help? Sorry about the late reply
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.
Oops. Just saw your reply. I meant lymph node issues like lymphoma. I highly doubt that though
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

you still there?

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 4 months ago.

Thanks for this question

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