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A 29-year-old female asked:

What causes random shooting pains in and around armpit area? 29/f...healthy, not overweight.

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Dr. Leon Katz
Bariatrics 29 years experience
Brachial plexus: It is possible that you may have applied pressure to some of the nerves that travel near the region of the axilla (armpit). If this shooting pain persists you should consider seeing your doctor as you may benefit from physical therapy.

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