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other symptoms that can occur if the cancer has spread tot he lymph nodes is a lump or swelling under the armpit and a lump or swelling in the breast bone or collar bone area. If the swelling is caused by hormonal changes related to your menstrual cycle, your doctor may prescribe birth control pills, which can relieve breast swelling and other symptoms of pms in some women. swelling of one arm can interfere with your mobility and strength, particularly if other symptoms like pain are also present. lymphedema is a potential side effect of breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy that can appear in the months or years after treatment ends. Symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer, an aggressive form of the condition, include breast swelling or edema, and redness or erythema, which is noticeable in a third or more of the breast. These symptoms are caused by the buildup of fluid (lymph) in the skin of the breast. During pregnancy, breast swelling and tenderness may be more pronounced. Women who take birth control pills report that their symptoms are milder. Other conditions that can cause breast swelling include benign (noncancerous) breast conditions, such as papillomas and atypical hyperplasia (abnormal proliferation of cells), duct ectasia (widening of the milk ducts), fat necrosis (damage to the.). Swelling in the armpit may feel like a lump or bump, rather swelling across the entire armpit area. While infectious and other causes of a swollen armpit require medical attention, women should seek prompt medical care for an underarm lump because its a possible sign of breast cancer. its swelling in the arm on the side where youve had breast or lymph node surgery. while breast swelling and tenderness are more often linked with pregnancy, breastfeeding, and premenstrual syndrome (pms), they are also common symptoms of menopause. As such, the majority of women will experience breast pain and swelling at some point, making it of the utmost importance that they understand their exact implications. Inflammatory breast cancer is an accelerated form of breast cancer that is not usually detected by mammogram or ultrasound. Symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer include pain in the breast, skin change in the breast area, bruise on the breast,sudden swelling of the breast, nipple retraction or discharge, and swelling of the lymph nodes.