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What would cause severe pain in the left armpit if there was no injury?

Many things: The pain can be from infection, pinched nerve, lung infection or local infection, neck injurt and radiating pain. Need to be examined by physician. ...Read more

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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Why might I have severe pain all over my body, along with lumps under the armpits?

Why might I have severe pain all over my body, along with lumps under the armpits?

Systemic Process: Could be infectious, autoimmune like Lupus, Rheumatoid, another process associated with other medical conditions. You need to be seen and evaluated. Expect blood work, and possible Imaging Studies (X-Ray, CT, MRI) after a thorough History and Physical. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my left armpit. It has been ongoing for 7 years an I've had numerous tests an they all say that there is nothing medically wrong. Please help. It was so bad the other day i had to call 911 because i thought i was going to die. Im ver

I have severe pain in my left armpit. It has been ongoing for 7 years an I've had numerous tests an they all say that there is nothing medically wrong. Please help. It was so bad the other day i had to call 911 because i thought i was going to die. Im ver

Neurological??: We don't know what you mean by saying you had all tests. Assuming you also had MRI and nerve conduction studies, i suggest you revisit a neurologist.It sounds like a neuropathy , which needs further evaluation. If no results them consider pain management specialists who will guide you in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do for severe pain left armpit & lung hard to breathe?

What can I do for severe pain left armpit & lung hard to breathe?

Immediate Attention : Seek immediate attenttion from your walk-in clinic or primary care physician. This could be serious. Conditions include spontaneous pneumothorax, or lung collapse. Please get attention immediately ...Read more

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After i eat, get uncomfortable not severe pain iinside my armpit area upper right chest to my back, rapid pulse & loss of breath, what could this be?

After i eat, get uncomfortable not severe pain iinside my armpit area upper right chest to my back, rapid pulse & loss of breath, what could this be?

See a Doctor: Could be anything from "gas", to a stomach ulcer to gall bladder problems.. Best to see a doctor to help get to the bottom of your problems. Could even be GI tumor causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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Severe pain after lifting boxes overhead. Worse right above armpit. Stiffens when I stop. Hand on chest and lifting elbow is most painful. Overhead no?

Severe pain after lifting boxes overhead. Worse right above armpit. Stiffens when I stop. Hand on chest and lifting elbow is most painful. Overhead no?

Get checked: A complete history and physical of your neck , back and shoulders will determine if your tore the ligaments and muscles in that region. Provided the pain is severe it is best addressed at an urgent care or emergency room. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my left armpit radiating yo shoulder and down my arm even effecting grip and sensation in my fingers even worse when moving arm?

See ortho: The shoulder and hands are neurologically linked. Pain in the hand can radiate to the shoulder and nerve impingement at the neck spine can affect the shoulder and hand. If you do a lot of things with your hands such as spending a lot of time typing, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome which -> to the shoulder. Need an ortho exam to sort it out. ...Read more

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Can see my heart beat when I look at my chest. Mild discomfort in arm and armpit area no severe pain. I'm not thin , I'm scared. Ideas?

In some people: U can see the PMI( point of maximal impact) of your heartbeat.This is a finding on physical exam where the doc places his palm over the chest gently and feels for the thump of the heart beat.point out the armpit tenderness to ur doc. ...Read more