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I have a burning feeling in my armpit (glands), what could be the cause?

I have a burning feeling in my armpit (glands), what could be the cause?

See docotor: Without an exam it is impossible to tell. You could have an infection of the glands in your armpit, an allergic reaction, or inflammation of nerves. Any of these conditions could get worse and are best treated professionally. ...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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Burning sensation through upper chest, pain in armpits and shoulders for the last couple of days I have had a feeling of heaviness in the left side of my chest along with shortness of breath. I seen my doctor about this and he believes that it was caused

Burning sensation through upper chest, pain in armpits and shoulders for the last couple of days I have had a feeling of heaviness in the left side of my chest along with shortness of breath. I seen my doctor about this and he believes that it was caused

The : The symptoms you describe are typical of a heart attack or inflammation around the heart (pericarditis) - they can also be caused by anxiety and hyperventilation. So yes, it could be serious. Key items for revealing if there is a heart problem would be an electrocardiogram (ekg) and blood tests, perhaps an echocardiogram (looking at the heart and pericardium with sound waves). If your doctor has done the tests described, check with him again to see what else could be causing the problem. If not, it could be best to seek another opinion. ...Read more

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I have a burning kind of sensation like a scratchy feeling close to my right armpit at the outer part where the arm folds. On touch a little sore! ?

I have a burning kind of sensation like a scratchy feeling close to my right armpit at the outer part where the arm folds. On touch a little sore! ?

Eczema or intertrigo: If there is any redness or rash in the area, it may represent eczema or intertrigo. See a dermatologist for prescription treatment. Use dove sensitive skin or tom's of maine antiperspirant to minimize irritation in the future. Use unscented soaps, moisturizers and laundry detergents as well. ...Read more

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Breast pain in left breast, feels swollen, bruise forming, glands are sore under armpit, burning feeling.?

Breast pain in left breast, feels swollen, bruise forming, glands are sore under armpit, burning feeling.?

Need in-person eval: These symptoms could be a number of things: cystic changes, abscess, breast cancer. You should contact your primary care doctor and ask to be referred to a breast specialist (breast surgeon). You also need a mammogram and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What could cause burning under the skin in the armpit?

What could cause burning under the skin in the armpit?

Underarm Dermatitis: Burning in an armpit can have several causes. You may be irritating it because of your deodorant. It's wise to see a dermatologist and see if you have a contact dermatitis or some more esoteric infection such as Candida Albicans or a fungus on the hairs. ...Read more

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What causes a 5 minute burning pain in left ribs below armpit? This was jus below the bra line. Pain was worse when pressed on ribs.

What causes a 5 minute burning pain in left ribs below armpit? This was jus below the bra line.  Pain was worse when pressed on ribs.

Most would say......: ......costochondritis or something like that because of what you mentioned as being exacerbated by PRESSING down on the ribs. However, I don't have a good reason why it should subside in 5 minutes and why it should be a BURNING pain which generally suggests the entrapment of a nerve. Unless, due to the tightness of your bra...perhaps a little twig of a nerve was caught then, released somehow by ...Read more

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Touching skin around armpit a certain way causes burning tearing pain mid bicep very painfull no rash no discoloration two weeks now?

Radiculopathy: The nerves that come out of your neck form a plexus of nerves that povide sensation and motor control to the biceps and armpit area. Nerve entrapments or inflammations could cause your described symptoms. See a neurologist or gp to get checked for neuropathy involving the brachial plexus. ...Read more

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