Glossary for Underarm symptoms
Medical terms related to Underarm symptoms or mentioned in this section include:
- Abnormal number of nipples: More than or less than 2 the number of nipples on a persons body
- Adrenal gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the adrenal glands
- Anaplastic large cell lymphoma: A rare type of cancer where a tumor develops in lymph tissue and usually consists of white blood cells and null cells. It is a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tumors can develop in more than one lymph node and can also occur in the skin and various organs such as the liver, bones or lungs.
- Anaplastic small cell lymphoma: A rare type of cancer where a tumor develops in lymph tissue and consists mainly of small cells. It is a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tumors can develop in more than one lymph node and can also occur in the skin and various organs such as the liver, bones or lungs.
- Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
- Armpit lump in children: Armpit lump in children is a mass or growth in the armpit or axilla of a child.
- Armpit rash in children: Armpit rash in children is an abnormal condition or eruption of the skin of the armpit or axilla in a child.
- Axillary Swelling: Enlargement, swelling or lump in the axillary (armpit) region.
- Axillary lump infection: Axillary lump infection is an infected lump or bump in the armpit.
- Axillary lymphadenopathy: in localized axillary lymphadenopathy, the enlargement is restricted to lymph nodes in the axillary areas (both arm pits)
- Axillary mass: A mass located in the armpit
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Breast abscess: The presence of an abscess which has formed within the breast
- Breast cancer: A condition which is characterized by the presence of malignant tissue within breast tissue
- Breast carcinoma: Carcinoma occurring in breast tissue.
- Bubonic plague: Severe flea-borne bacterial disease
- Candidiasis: Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina
- Classical Hodgkin disease: Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be more localized than the classical form. Classical Hodgkin's lymphoma is further subdivided into four subgroups depending on the cell composition of the lymphoma: nodular sclerosing, mixed cellularity, lymphocyte rich and lymphocyte depleted.
- Cradle Cap: Common scalp condition in babies
- Cystic Hygroma: A progressive condition characterized by a sac filled with lymphatic fluid that forms in the lymphatic system, usually at the nape of the neck but sometimes in other parts of the body.
- Duhring-Brocq disease: A very itchy skin rash consisting of red bumps and blisters which is often associated with intestinal sensitivity to gluten that is consumed.
- Enlarged axillary lymph nodes: increase in the size of the axillary lymph nodes due to inflammation
- Erythrasma: A condition where there is a bacterial skin infection that is located in the armpits or the groin
- Folliculitis: An inflammatory reaction which occurs in the follicles
- Foul odour: involves sensing things that aren't there while a person is awake and conscious, foul odors are a type of olfactory hallucination
- Fox-Fordyce disease: A rare disorder where sweat trapped in the sweat glands results in itching inflammation of the involved tissue
- Gradual onset of axillary freckling: Gradual onset of axillary freckling is a slow development of freckling in the armpit.
- Hailey-Hailey disease: A rare autoimmune skin disorder characterized by clusters of small blisters that erupt in high friction areas such as the armpits and groin and neck. Hot, humid weather, skin infections and UV radiation often trigger the condition.
- Hair symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hair
- Hirsutism: A condition which is characterized by excessive body and facial hair
- Hodgkin's Disease: A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system.
- Inflammatory breast cancer: Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and aggressive form of invasive breast cancer, where the skin of the breast becomes red, inflamed and pitted in appearance.
- Intertrigo: This is an erythematous skin condition which occurs in areas where there is apposition of the skin surfaces
- Launois-Bensaude adenolipomatosis: A benign condition characterized by the development of lumps in the lymph nodes, especially in the neck, armpits and groin.
- Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
- Leishmaniasis: A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania species. Infection can cause any of three different manifestations: cutaneous leishmaniasis, mucosal leishmaniasis and visceral leishmaniasis.
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Lump: Any type of lump on the skin or body areas
- Lump in the armpit: enlargement of one or more lymph nodes under the arms
- Lymphadenitis: Inflammation that occurs in the lymph nodes
- Lymphatic Filariasis: Parasitic worm infection of the lympatic system
- Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
- Lymphoma of the breast: Lymphomas of the breast are rare, accounting for 1.7% to 2.2% of extranodal lymphomas and 0.38% to 0.7% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Although secondary breast lymphomas are also rare, they represent the largest group of metastatic tumors of the breast.
- Male Breast Cancer: Cancer of the breast in males.
- McCune-Albright Syndrome: A rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by abnormal skin pigmentation and endocrine gland dysfunction and replacement of parts of bone tissue with fibrous material.
- Mononucleosis: Common infectious virus.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurofibromatosis syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by areas of increased and decreased skin pigmentation and the development of many non-cancerous nerve and skin tumors some of which may eventually become malignant.
- Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma: Hodgkin's disease is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal proliferation of a type of white blood cell called lymphocyte. Hodgkin's lymphoma is classified into classical types and nodular lymphocyte predominant type. The nodular form tends to be more localized than the classical form. Classical Hodgkin's lymphoma is further subdivided into four subgroups depending on the cell composition of the lymphoma: nodular sclerosing, mixed cellularity, lymphocyte rich and lymphocyte depleted.
- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: A condition which is any neoplastic disorder of the lymphoid tissue
- Occupational Cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma: Occupational exposure to wood dust can increase the risk of developing Hodgkin's lymphoma.
- Paget's extramammary disease: A rare cancer characterized by a chronic rash that resembles eczema and usually occurs on the genital and anal areas.
- Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
- Pallister-Ulnar mammary syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by extra or missing digits, breast and dental abnormalities.
- Plague: Any epidemic disease with a high death rate.
- Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
- Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
- Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
- Shoulder symptoms: Symptoms affecting the shoulder
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- Swollen lymph nodes: Swelling or enlargement of the lymph nodes
- Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
- Tingling: Tingling, prickling, or pins-and-needles sensations
- Underarm bruise: A haematoma that occurs on the underarm.
- Underarm burning sensation: A burning sensation in the underarm.
- Underarm itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the underarms.
- Underarm lump: Lump in the armpit or underarm region
- Underarm lump in pregnancy: Lump in the armpit of a woman who is pregnant.
- Underarm pain: A feeling of distress and agony caused by the stimulation of pain nerve endings in the underarm
- Underarm paresthesia/ tingling: A loss of sensation located in the underarm.
- Underarm rash: An eruption on the skin of the underarm.
- Underarm tingling/ paresthesia: A tingling sensation located in the underarm
- Vitiligo: A condition which is characterized by chronic pigmentary changes to the skin seen by white patches
- Watson syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by short stature, reduced intelligence, café au lait spots and narrowing of pulmonary valves.
- Whitlow: Fingertip soft pad infection
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