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Is it possible to have breast tissue extend above the breast area towards the shoulder armpit?

Is it possible to have breast tissue extend above the breast area towards the shoulder armpit?

Yes: The breast normally extends to the clavicle (bone from shoulder to chest) and into the anterior axilla (armpit) laterally. ...Read more

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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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I got breast implants a few years ago now when i lay down they fall over to the sides towards my armpits, what can I do to correct this?

I got breast implants a few years ago now when i lay down they fall over to the sides towards my armpits, what can I do to correct this?

Tissue can stretch: Frequently after augmentation surgery the tissues can stretch and become looser over time. The time for this to occur varies from patient to patient. The solutions vary as well. You would be best served by obtaining a consultation from board certified plastic surgeon with experience in augmentation breast surgery. ...Read more

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I have a very painful lump left side breast. Was up more towards my armpit now it's down my whole left side of breast. I'm scared. It's painful. I do have large breasts so is it something to be so scared for?! i'm worried.

I have a very painful lump left side breast.  Was up more towards my armpit now it's down my whole left side of breast. I'm scared. It's painful. I do have large breasts so is it something to be so scared for?! i'm worried.

See your doctor: While this sounds like something that may be treated medically, you shoud not assume it is a simple issue. Please see your doctor as soon as you are able. I hope that your problem is easy to treat and cure. ...Read more

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My breasts hurt on only the outsides, closest to my armpits. Even just letting them hang to the side towards where the pain is, hurts.

My breasts hurt on only the outsides, closest to my armpits. Even just letting them hang to the side towards where the pain is, hurts.

ThinkOutsideThe..The: I'd start with the simple stuff first & if that doesn't pan out then get examined in person.Think about your deodorant, any irritating fabrics;your bra style, type, size/fit. Any activities that could have led to any muscle strains?Recent sunburn(s)or sun sensitivity?Any topicals like sunscreen or lotions?Do they get engorged certain times of month?Aerobics at the gym? No? Then you know what to do ...Read more

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I have a pain in the right shoulder that goes through my breast armpit and arm . What can be causing this ?

I have a pain in the right shoulder that goes through my breast armpit and arm . What can be causing this ?

Soft tissue sprain: Shoulder-arm syndrome is chronic (> three months) pain. Absent acute injury, usually postural problem or repetitive stress. Diagnosis requires in-depth hand-on evaluation for tissue loci of pain & signs & symptoms evoked during real time shoulder function; usually more fruitful than imaging studies; doppler useful; nerve test + only if nerve dead. Tendonitis, bursitis, & tos are common causes. ...Read more

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I have a terrible pain from after shoulder blade around mainly by armpit and side of breast specially when i breath, move of do nothing?

I have a terrible pain from after shoulder blade around mainly by armpit and side of breast specially when i breath, move of do nothing?

Doctor can evaluate: With symptoms of "terrible pain", a doctor should evaluate. It may be nerve pain from nerves coming out of the spine. It may be bone pain from the ribs or the spine. There could be a problem inside the lung or the pleura, which is the lining of the lung. If unable to reach one's regular doctor, one can go to the E.R. Because pains in the chest area might be heart attack symptoms. ...Read more