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causes of tightness in armpit

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aron Rovner
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bulging disc: You may have a disc problem in your neck. I recommend a complet exam by a physician. You may also need a x-ray and mri.
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Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Coming from the neck: Disc degenerative disease so called is instability of ligaments that allows the disc to degenerate. Prolotherapy can force those ligaments to heal ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
35 years experience Pulmonology
See your doctor: Could be musculoskeletal. But heart origin, need chest film, electrocardiogram. Miocarditis, pericarditis & event small pneumothorax can cause thi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Multiple causes: There is no age listed which could help a bit in differentiating cardiac pain from muscle ache. I think no matter what you should see a doctor get a c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Many things: The good news is that heart attack would be near the bottom of the list for chest pain in a 26 y/o. Other causes can be reflux, esophageal spasms, an ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Cut off Blood supply: Yes, a baby with a dark purple arm is terribly concerning. Bring her to the emergency room now. I am not sure if you were able to get the ring off or ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly ru ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Chest pain: Chest pain can be from heart disease , inflamation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy) caused by infection (pneumonia, etc). Pain may also originat ... 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
It sounds.like: nerve root pinched in the neck for some reason. You need an mri of the cervical spine to see what is the cause.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sounds like it.: Those symptoms sound like a more severe injury to the shoulder tissue. May need an MRI to evaluate. A thorough physical could yeild more info.
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