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A 33-year-old female asked:

i have a pain on the left side of my chest that really hurts for a minute when i lay flat on my back.., not sure if it is a strained muscle, but i also have a lump in my armpit that my doctor said was a tendon...please advise?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
Second opinion: There are no tendons in the armpit. You could have an enlarged lymph node, which should be cause for concern. You should get a second opinion.

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