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Axillary Swelling

Axillary Swelling: Introduction

An underarm (axillary) swelling or mass symptom described as "Axillary Swelling" is most likely related to swollen underarm lymph nodes, of which there are numerous causes. Other possiblities include a skin lump that appears under the arm, such as an infected skin follicle in underarm hair. Less likely is a particular local underarm condition. Because of the possibility of severe conditions, this symptom needs prompt professional medical diagnosis....more »

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Causes of Axillary Swelling:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Axillary Swelling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Axillary Swelling: Symptom Checker

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Axillary Swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Axillary Swelling

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Axillary Swelling: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Axillary Swelling

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How Common are these Causes of Axillary Swelling?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Axillary Swelling. Of the 58 causes of Axillary Swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 13 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 45 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Axillary Swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Axillary Swelling' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Syphilis ... swollen underarm lymph nodes

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Causes of Axillary Swelling Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Axillary Swelling based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Axillary Swelling:

    Medical Conditions associated with Axillary Swelling:

    Underarm symptoms (43 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Armpit symptoms (43 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes)

    Symptoms related to Axillary Swelling:

    Underarm symptoms (43 causes), Underarm swelling, Swollen lymph nodes (452 causes), Swollen underarm lymph nodes

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