Axilla

What is Axilla?

Axilla is also called as the Armpit. It is at the junction of upper limb and the thorax. It serves a s a passage for nerves and blood vessels to the upper limb.

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I had a very painful lump come up in my armpit and it really hurt but has gone away now what could that be there is just an ache there now

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Brief Answer:
lymph nodes

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The swelling of the armpit, or...

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Targeted ultrasound of the right axilla in the area of pain as indicated by the patient demonstrates an elongate 2.4 cm x 1.4 cm hypoechoic area...

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Brief Answer:
It can be a enlarged lymph node

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I have studied your case. Painful enlarged swelling in the axilla is mostly a...

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I have a deep oblong shaped lump in my right axillary. not painful not sure how long it been there

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Brief Answer:
Needs proper clinical evaluation and diagnostic tests

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Thanks for your query.

To recapitulate: Female/55 -...

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