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    What do swelling in the arms and lumps in the breast indicate?

Posted on Sat, 4 Nov 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I need a doctor in XXXXXXX VA. I have swelling in both forearms with sores that will not heal. I also have a lump in my breast and the whole thing feels lumpy. The swelling in arms have lumps filled with a clear sticky fluid that usually erupts under the skin. I have had 2 rounds of antibiotics, orally, and 1 topically. None worked. I have had 2 sonograms/ultrasounds of my breast and a nipple biopsy. All were negative. The doctors I have seen do not know what is wrong with me. This has been going on for 3 1/2 weeks now. I have no insurance and don't know where to turn. Most of my symptoms seem to mirror Lymphedma but there are some exceptions.
Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Needs immediate medical evaluation

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. You can contact the following doctors:

Doctor in XXXXXXX VA
1201 E XXXXXXX St Room 11-210
Dept Of Im-Hematology/Oncology/Palliative Care XXXXXXX VA 23298
Phone: +1 804-828-4642

Dr. XXXXXXX V. Pellicane, MD
Doctor in Henrico County, XXXXXXX
Address: 5875 Bremo Rd G-11, XXXXXXX VA 23226, USA
Hours: Open today · 8:30AM–5PM
Phone: +1 804-594-3130

Dr Chantel XXXXXXX
Address: Bridge Road Tower, 9.1/89 Bridge Rd, XXXXXXX VIC 3121, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9017 0741

Breast cancer has to be ruled out. It is possible that the axillary lymph nodes are involved and that could lead to swelling in both forearms. Visit the doctor at the earliest and get your condition evaluated. I would insist you not to ignore it even if you do not have insurance.

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