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Cancer

Question
Posted by: | 2019/02/28

Q.

Swollen gland under sons arm

My son of 23 has a swollen gland under his arm. It comes and goes but is painful

Expert's Reply

A.

Cancer expert
- 2019/03/01

Dear Anonymous. A swollen gland is always an indication that something is not "right", especially so if it is painful as well. I take it for granted that there is no wound or something similar on the arm that could be the cause - otherwise you would have mentioned it.

Any abnormality like this should be examined so that a correct diagnosis can be made for early treatment.
I would like to suggest that you make an appointment with your family physician for this to be sorted out. (MCH).

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