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enlarged lymphnodes in both armpits

my recent mammogram shows enlarged lymphnodes in both axillaries i see surgeon on 15th i have had  a lumpectomy  on lft breast in2003 was noninvasive was put on tamoxifen have atypical hyperplasia  also surgery on rt breast was benign in 2002  recent mammogram shows the enlargedglands is new not on any past mammograms could you inform me what this means  thankyou       deb4  
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Hi Deb,
The enlarged lymph nodes in both axilla could be a recurrence of your breast cancer.  It could also be from a benign condition like an infection.
I agree with your decision to consult your doctor.  A biopsy may be needed in order to determine the pathology of that enlarged lymph node.
Good luck.
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