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Soreness in left armpit lymph node after using nicotine patches

I use nicotine patches and I have some soreness in my left armpit lymph node. I have been to doctor he said could be allergies fighting cold etc. I feel it for a few days then it s gone for months. Can using the patch cause this. The node is not swollen. Thx josh
Fri, 9 Dec 2016
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It is very rare for nicotine patches to cause lymphnode inflamation
i agree with your doctor it was just an allergic reaction
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