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Persistent 1.4x1.5cm lymphnode in armpit. Mild Muscle soreness in upper arms & mid back near rib area. Seems to come & go. I'm 18 lymphoma?

Persistent 1.4x1.5cm lymphnode in armpit. Mild Muscle soreness in upper arms & mid back near rib area. Seems to come & go. I'm 18 lymphoma?

Other causes, too: Have you played with a kitten and been scratched lately? Could be something else like Cat Scratch Fever. Please see your primary care physician for exam and evaluation. You may need a biopsy of the lymph node. If you had lymphoma, having a lymph node easy to biopsy is fortunate. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have had a swollen lymph node under my left armpit for the last three days, and muscle soreness, what could be wrong? -21 year old female

I have had a swollen lymph node under my left armpit for the last three days, and muscle soreness, what could be wrong? -21 year old female

Viral illness: Lymph node enlargement differential diagnosis (ddx) is large, but likely an acute viral illness -- eg influenza. If not improved soon see a doctor. For ddx see table 3 especially - LAD a-z
http://www. Matheny. Info/files/habermann_mayo_clin_proc_2000_75_723.Pdf. ...Read more

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Muscle soreness in right arm from shoulder all the way to forearm?

Muscle soreness in right arm from shoulder all the way to forearm?

Too little info: Hi, too little info to go with, any trauma? Any heavy exercise?
please see your PMD if not better in couple of days.
Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Can an unstable shoulder cause muscle soreness/weakness in the arm and shoulder blade?

Can an unstable shoulder cause muscle soreness/weakness in the arm and shoulder blade?

Definitely: Shoulder instability can cause winging of the shoulder blade and weakness. You may have also stretched the axillary nerve to the deltoid muscle and lateral shoulder as well. ...Read more

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I have had muscle soreness for about two months in my right arm and leg, that feels like I have just literally worked out even though I haven't.

I have had muscle soreness for about two months in my right arm and leg, that feels like I have just literally worked out even though I haven't.

Talk to your doctor: Given the length of time you have had the soreness, I would recommend going to see your local doctor to be evaluated. It is unusual to have pain that persists that long. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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My left arm into my neck has been hurting, like sore muscle but I have done nothing to cause it. I did have blood drawn 3 days ago. Blood clot?

My left arm into my neck has been hurting, like sore muscle but I have done nothing to cause it. I did have blood drawn 3 days ago. Blood clot?

See doctor: While if could be just some overuse injury, left arm pain radiating to the neck is worrisome for heart type symptoms. Please see a health care professional ASAP ...Read more

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I am experiencing aching muscles, little bit of cough (quality: with phlegm or mucus) and skin rash (quality: red or bluish purple) on my right arm?

I am experiencing aching muscles, little bit of cough (quality: with phlegm or mucus) and skin rash (quality: red or bluish purple) on my right arm?

You just need to: See a healthcare provider as the rash can be difficult to diagnose without it being examined properly. Muscle pain and cough generally point towards a viral infection of some sort, but if you have a rash then that introduces a bevy of other possibilities. Or the two things may be caused by separate conditions. Please see a healthcare provider. Thanks for trusting in healthTap. ...Read more

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Having pain right breast near armpit and under breast. Am 55 and not sure if it's sore muscle in chest wall or something else. No period in 8 yrs.

See doctor: Pain in that area at your age should definitely be investigated. Likely it's nothing, but you wouldn't want to miss a cyst or possible tumor in the area. Be safe. ...Read more

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28, Shooting, cramping & squeezing pains in chest, ribs, and breastbone (in both sides) that last a few seconds to a few mins. Same pain by armpits. Area is very tender and back/neck muscles fee sore & tight. EKG, X-ray, stress test ok. Cardiac?

Shooting pains: Sharp, shooting, fleeting pains in the chest, often aggravated by a deep breath, are frequently due to pinching of intercostal nerves or muscles which run between ribs. Are you performing any exercises or activities which put strain on the rib cage? Are you experiencing cramps in other areas of the body? If so get checked for deficiencies of calcium, magnesium and potassium. Discuss with your MD ...Read more

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Muscle soreness after flu shot?

Muscle soreness after flu shot?

Common: It is common to have some muscle soreness after a flu vaccine. It is not serious and usually resolves in a day or so. You may take some Ibuprofen for pain if you wish. Contrary to common belief, you can not get the flu from the flu shot- it's a killed vaccine. ...Read more

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I have delayed onset muscle soreness?

This is okay!: Typically muscle soreness occurs the day after the heavy use, a can last for several days. If it does not get better you may want to get it checked out by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What does muscle soreness feel like with acute hiv?

HIV: No different than muscle soreness due to other viral infections. If you think you may have been exposed and have muscle soreness due to acute HIV syndrome please go and get tested asap. ...Read more

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What supplement can I take to prevent muscle soreness?

What supplement can I take to prevent muscle soreness?

Muscle soreness: Calcium, magnesium and zinc along with co q 10. Minerals need to be in forms that are well absorbed. Cal mag zinc in hydroxy acid oratates is good. Or take magnesium malate for good absorbtion. For co q 10 use the ubiquinol form which is eight times more absorbed than ubiquinone. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have left shoulder muscle soreness?

Left shoulder sore: Left shoulder pain may be local, such as an orthopedic problem, or, may reflect issues in the body such as referred pain from your the heart or other organ - its best to be seen by a competent physician for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the difference between having muscle soreness and muscle weakness?

What is the difference between having muscle soreness and muscle weakness?

Pain: If a muscle is sore, that means it has pain when it is touched or when you move it. If it is weak, that means it is hard to use it because it doesn't have much strength. You might feel as if you are weak if a muscle hurts when you use it so you don't want to use it. But if you really had to use it (like to save your child) you could do that. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to go run while my chest and arm muscles are still sore from working out?

Yes in my opinion: I think it is a great idea to alternate muscle groups in the course of a fitness program. The soreness is likely attributable to anaerobic metabolism or Lactic Acid buildup. If it does not resolve within a few days, it could be due to injury. In the meantime I see no contraindications to aerobic or lower body workouts performed in a reasonable fashion. ...Read more

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Why do the muscles in my arm feet sore but I don't work them out or did any activities with them?

Why do the muscles in my arm feet sore but I don't work them out or did any activities with them?

Relax: Assuming "arm feet:" is "arm feels", you might be firing your mussels inadvertently like a stiff neck.
Stop and do some stretching
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Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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