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I had a snb in april where only 1 lymph node was removed.

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I had a snb...

I had a snb in april where only 1 lymph node was removed. Now I have a lump in my armpit that has grown in a couple weeks very fast that feels like a cyst .. i am hoping . its rubbery like and painful - sore like to touch.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

Pain for 1 week and movement , any type of extension with my arm.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Oncology
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Oncologist: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 5 months ago
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Oncologist: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 5 months ago

A sore, painful tender lump (growing fast) is likely to be inflammatory or infective in origin. You may need;

1) Blood counts

2) Ultrasound

For the evaluation.

A course of antibiotic and anti inflammatory medicine may be tried meanwhile.

You may post a picture here.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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