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causes of armpit cramps

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
20 years experience Family Medicine
Nexplanon: Has Hormones that can cause blood clots. If you are experiencing any of the above and have a Nexplanon implant see your doctor immediately
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscular-neurologic: Its hard to guess , unless we take a good History and a good medical exam to differentiate the causes, then you may need some tests to be done, checki ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cramping caused by..: The most common reasons for muscle cramps is dehydration, electrolyte abnormalities, and fatigue and overuse of the muscle. Good hydration and stretch ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It is based completely on the diagnosis. It can be vascular or nerve related. I would not hesitate to be checked for a specific diagnosis.
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
38 years experience Family Medicine
Left arm pain: You need to have a good evaluation. It could be your heart. A very standard sign of heart problems is left arm pain. Heart not getting enough oxygen. ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kovatis
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Needs physical exam: Could be muscular or a nerve in your neck. You require a physical examination. Though most of these types of issues are minor (but annoying!), be s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Overuse of the muscles of the hand and forearm due to constant gripping can cause build up of Lactic Acid in the muscles often resulting in cramping. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: It is difficult for us to say what is causing it without detailed history and physical examination.It could be due to inflammation in the chest wall c ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Blood vessels?: Hard to say whether you are having muscle spasm causing compression of nerves and/or blood vessels in the root of the neck (thoracic outlet). Itching ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asher Turney
19 years experience Occupational Medicine
Spasms and weakness: This could be related to thyroid and/or electrolyte levels (sodium, magnesium, potassium, etc.) but usually this is global not specifically in one ar ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In exercise,: and working out, you sometimes cause micro tears in the muscle fibers, this can cause pain. This stimulates healing and strengthening of the muscle o ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Muscle pain and: cramps can be due to low magnesium or the side-effect of statin medications. Please see your doc. After that you may want to supplement w/magnesiu ... Read More
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