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Posted by: ju | 2008/07/20

swollen glands in armpits

The glands in my armpits (left especially) are often a bit swollen and painful. this has been present previously when I had a mammogram and there was nothing wrong. what else causes these glands to swell?

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There are a multitude of reasons for swollen glands and I therefore, suggest that you consult your doctor for blood tests, as well as a biopsy of one of these glands, in order to have a histological diagnosis made.

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Dr Anrich Burger

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