years ago while chinning myself on a low bar over a swimming pool i felt pain in my right armpit. pain since & now swelling & tenderness. help.
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Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
?Muscle-see Doctor: This might be a tear of the pectoralis muscle (major or minor), or possibly a teres or other shoulder capsule muscle. It should be examined by a doctor to see if orthopedic intervention is needed, versus conservative management and perhaps some physical therapy.
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