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Second opinion] Isit normal for a lymph node to be swollen

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second opinion] Isit normal for a lymph node to be swollen in the armpit for 4/5 months
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  ravikumarr replied 15 days ago.

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Expert:  ravikumarr replied 15 days ago.

has there been any change in size? how does it feel - soft, rubbery or hard? is it painful? any weight loss or fever or sweating?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
It’s gone smaller over time I’d say it was never bigger than a pea size, not painful at all soft and I guess rubbery
Expert:  ravikumarr replied 15 days ago.

Thanks. It doesn't sound sinister. Have you had it checked with the doctor ?

Expert:  ravikumarr replied 15 days ago.

Also any weight loss, any fevers or any sweating?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
sorry it has been checked on ultrasound at breast clinc and I think they said reactive lymph nodeNo fevered or anything I am pregnant
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Isit normal for a lymph node to react for this long
Expert:  ravikumarr replied 15 days ago.

That's good news then. Hope the baby is growing well ?

Expert:  ravikumarr replied 15 days ago.

I'm doing important things that the lymph node is decreasing in size which is again a good sign

Expert:  ravikumarr replied 15 days ago.

Which side is the limb note and how many lymph nodes are you able to feel?

Expert:  ravikumarr replied 15 days ago.

Is the swelling superficial or deep in the armpit?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
It’s on the left side doctor, baby is doing good got 20 weeks scan on Friday
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Umm it’s assigned it’s going into armpit no like doesn’t feel as prominent if that makes sense to you
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
It’s assigned it going into the armpit now where as it did feel on the too but bigger as it’s smaller now
Expert:  ravikumarr replied 14 days ago.

sometimes it could be a small Lipoma or a skin nodule and not a lymph node.

based on what you have told me, it does not sound sinister.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I have ultrasound images if you’d like to take a look at them ?
Are limpoma and lymph nodes similar looking on a ultrasound
Expert:  ravikumarr replied 14 days ago.

it are in the possible causes

Expert:  ravikumarr replied 14 days ago.

what was the impression in the ultrasound. what did they suggest?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
The one I had private was but more thorough which is why he suggested limpoma
The nhs one didn’t really say much other than I could hear them say it was moving and hard to find
Expert:  ravikumarr replied 14 days ago.

the scan done in the nhs must have gone to your gp surgery. what did they say?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Said that it was nothing concerning for them, it’s very hard too speak to a GP at the moment and I always feel brushed off
Expert:  ravikumarr replied 14 days ago.

I would go with the nhs report and this is reassuring