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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Pain Under Arm Muscle

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I lift lots at work. Deep ache beneath sh blade and muscle by armpit. Massage of armpit area cause numbness down arm and in blade. Ideas?

I lift lots at work. Deep ache beneath sh blade and muscle by armpit. Massage of armpit area cause numbness down arm and in blade. Ideas?

Spine nerve irritate: You can be having muscle spasms due to spinal nerve root irritation. If you have superficial muscle spasms, you can be helped usually by massage or hot packs. Massage that is helpful is usually enjoyable. If the massage causes you pain and is unpleasant, the massage is teasing the deep muscle spasms to go more into spasm instead of releasing it. In that situation, you usually have tight muscle. ...Read more

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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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Muscle pain in my right under arm i can't lift my arm too high what is this mean?

? Rotator cuff: Would see an orthopedist .You may have a shoulder issue-in the joint, or a rotator cuff issue. ...Read more

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I have pain on my arm on the back of my muscle by my armpit only when I press on it, had a bump but it went away but when pains still there I'm 23 F?

Pain, lower back: Were you involved in a MVA?, any position makes the pain worse? can you sleep without having pain? You need to provide more information. Did you had an MRI of the spine? for how long the pain has been present.I suggest To do an inflammatory panel. You should be on Gabapentin, Celexa, Doxepin. The first 2 for fibromyalgia, the last for sleep. Go to see a Dr. for advise and labs, ...Read more

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Bump under arm pit hello i, m a 47 yr old hispanic male. About 3 or 4 yrs ago i used to do ALT of push ups and i developed a little bump under my arm pit it never bothered me so i just thought i pulled a muscle so i never had it checked ... The other hel

A : A lump under your arm pit definitely warrants investigation. It could be something as simple as a cyst (fluid filled lesion), swollen lymph node, abscess(infection) or a lipoma (fat filled lesion). More concerning would be a tumor that could possibly be malignant (cancerous). The bottom line is to have an examination by a medical professional. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Pain in lat muscle, below armpit on my back, flares when extending arm overhead (i.E. Tennis serve, throwing) is this rotator cuff injury?

Pain in lat muscle, below armpit on my back, flares when extending arm overhead (i.E. Tennis serve, throwing) is this rotator cuff injury?

Latisimus strain: This is best diagnosed with a hands on exam but sounds like your latisimus dorsi muscle is strained. Rotator cuff is often achy down the side of the deltoid, back of shoulder, or front of shoulder. But, it is possible. Get an examination to be specific. ...Read more

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Left arm been hurting from shoulder to elbow, feels like i got shot in muscle, unable to raise arm w/o pain been painful for 3 weeks, lump in armpit?

Left arm been hurting from shoulder to elbow, feels like i got shot in muscle,  unable to raise arm w/o pain  been painful for 3 weeks, lump in armpit?

Arm pain: It is time to see your doctor for an examination to diagnose the cause of your pain and lump in your armpit. There are many possibilities, so you should not postpone making an appointment. ...Read more

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Muscle pain in left arm & swelling in armpit. Recommendations?

Evaluate immediately: This demands immediate evaluation by a doctor. Swelling in the armpit could be due to enlarged lymph nodes, infection or other causes. See a doctor. ...Read more