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Can A Painless Lump In Armpit Be A Sign Of Hiv

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What should I do about the lump in my armpit?

I have had a lump on my breast for 5 yrs. My first and only mammogram so far said not cancerous, but my lump has gotten bigger. Just recently I developed a hard lump under my arm that was more full the first 2 days and is still there for about 10...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
If I understand your query correctly, you have two separate lumps-- one on your breast, one in your armpit.In terms of the lump on your breast, even if your mammogram is negative, you should have a persistent lump biopsied. Only through a biopsy,... Read more »

Lipoma-painless or not?

I was told by 2 different doctors that the lump in my stomach is a lipoma and not to worry.I am a... Read more »

Painless swollen lymphnodes around the neck causing embarrassment

Every three months I get this lumps around my neck, that I cannot hide.they come and stay for a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Van Offers Painless, Oral HIV Tests

On Feb. 7, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the California Prevention and Education Project offered free rapid, oral fluid based HIV testing from a van on Fifth and Washington streets in Oakland. In Alameda County, 50 percent of people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This Won't Hurt a Bit; Researchers Are Developing Painless Alternatives to Needles

U.S. researchers are working on developing new technologies that allow patients to receive injectable medicines without needle sticks -- reducing the chance of spreading blood-borne diseases like HIV or hepatitis C and eliminating the need for... Read more »
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85 Countries Sign International Population Agreement on Family Planning, HIV/AIDS; U.S. Does Not Sign

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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sore throat, pain in left armpit

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i'm sorry if this question gets posted a lot.

i broke up with my girlfriend over the last month and for the first few weeks i lost it a bit. i had unprotected sex with 2 girls (twice with the first girl + 4 times with the second)

i really regret this

no... Read more »

rash under armpit

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
is a rash under the armpit a common ars symptom. the rash under my armpit looks to me as it is peeling.it is kind of red in color but not real dark. should i worry about this. it is happening under both of my armpits. please any answers would be... Read more »

Signs of HIV

Posted by Jill89, 1 Reply
I have head aches and my gland or lymph nodes always swollen up? It was a year a ago I had sex but are these signs of HIV? Read more »

Armpits

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well how does a doctor diagnose you with swollen armpits nodes if you cant see them either because my armpits were dry itchy and burning possibly because of the deodorant i was using so i was jw if there is any pain or like a bump you can notice ? Read more »