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Bastrop, TX
A 45-year-old female asked:

2 days upper right chest sharp pain close to arm pit comes every 1min lasts 15 sec very sore to touch. heat, tums, tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help. serious?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Arm pit pain: It could be bursitis, tendinitis or neuritis or lymphadenitis. It is either inflammation or non-specific infection. You need physical exam and treatment. Consult your physician for proper antiinflammatory and pain medication. It is not cardiac pain.
Last updated Jan 26, 2014

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