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Breast Cancer

Swelling in underarm area

06/24/2008

Question:

For the past 3 months, I have had swelling in my underarms, especially in the left arm. No pain, but some discomfort. Just loose like bags of fluid I guess. What should I do?

Answer:

Hard to know what is causing this from your description, but you should probably see your regular physician for an evaluation.

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Response by:

Doreen M Agnese, MD Doreen M Agnese, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University