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A 50-year-old female asked about a 31-year-old male:

I have aching sore armpit at the top of the side chest bone in the hollow when i move in certain positions feels slightly swollen and the bone is sore?

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Inflammation: Do you exercise or lift weight? Do you do repetitive movement involving Upper Arm? Appears you have Musculoskeletal pain/Strain. Rx Anti inflammatory like Advil/ Aleve (naproxen) etc. As long as you do not have a beginning of sore( an Abscess from Infected hair follicles) you will be fine.
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