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Lump under armpit, blood tests normal, gave steroids, lump disappeared but reoccured due to cold. Suggestions?

hi I had a ball under my armpit like an avocado size that grow like in a month of didn t hurt or anything I went to the doctor and he sent me to blood test and everything is fine then he sent me to get a ultrasound . when I was waiting for the results he gave me steroids the ball desapear and theni finish the steroids a week ago and I have a cold and the ball is there again I am wo rried
Asked On : Sun, 2 Sep 2012
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The ball like swelling could be infected lymphnode along with surrounding inflammation.
As corticosteroid has anti inflammatory property,the swelling might have subsided temporarily.
I prescribe antibiotic and anti inflammatory medicine to my patients with similar complaints.
If you come back with ultrasound report,i will clarify further.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Sat, 5 Oct 2013
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