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Axillary Pain (Overview)

The Scilla is the area of the body sometimes referred to as the underarm. Axillary pain is pain that arises from that area. There are multiple potential causes of pain in that area.


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How long can I wait with axillary pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with axillary pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Why wait?: There are many different things that can be causing your pain, most of which are not worrisome, but it is impossible to know without having a formal physician evaluation. There is no upside to waiting other than the anxiety that comes with uncertainty. ...Read more

Axillary Pain (Overview)

The Scilla is the area of the body sometimes referred to as the underarm. Axillary pain is pain that arises from that area. There are multiple potential causes of pain in that area.


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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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What is the definition or description of: Axillary pain?

See below. : The Scilla is the area of the body sometimes referred to as the underarm. Axillary pain is pain that arises from that area. There are multiple potential causes of pain in that area. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with axillary pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Why wait?: There are many different things that can be causing your pain, most of which are not worrisome, but it is impossible to know without having a formal physician evaluation. There is no upside to waiting other than the anxiety that comes with uncertainty. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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