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Re: Armpit lump


Hi Mhaz


Thanks for posting about the problem you’re having since your surgery.


I’m unsure from your post whether you’ve had any surgery to your lymphnodes (for example a lymphnode sample), in which case it would be possible to feel sore in that area, and to have some swelling.


If you’re not due to see someone in your breast team soon when you can let them know about this, it would be a good idea to contact them and ask if they feel it’s a good idea to see you to check it out


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Best wishes




Breast Cancer Care Nurse


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Armpit lump


The armpit lump (gland) I had that was scanned at the hospital at the time before my surgery over a few weeks ago was clear. I've noticed that it's now bigger, harder and is a little painful on touch! Is this because of the healing still from the lumpectomy?

Thank you in advance xx