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Lump on underarm, rapid pulse - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your query
User :   Hi, I am 19 years old and I have been having rapid pulse. I was in the er lasst night and I found a lump under my left under arm. It hurts. so i went to the dr today and they said they hink it is my lympnods not breast and I am scared.. Can you tell me what this sounds like to you?
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ok
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what are the symptoms that you are having?
User :   Just a knot and some pain as far as the lump goes
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can you describe the lump in your underarm?
User :   the rapid pulse was 160 and i was on a beta blocker for awhile i am off of it now
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is there redness, and increase in temperature around it?
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ok
User :   but i was having chest pain when they found the rapid beat
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do you have fever?
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ok
User :   no redness or swelling
User :   just hard and it rolls around and hurts
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what was the reason they told you for the rapid pulse and chest pain?
User :   they dont know
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ok
User :   i was suppose to go to a specialist but i have no insurance and it cost to much
Doctor :  
i will suggest you to go ahead with a few things

Doctor :  
1. examination of the lump, it may be a lymph node swelling, you need to confirm it
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