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Causes Of Tightness In Armpit
Feeling tightness & pain under armpit-nerve (?) in armpit feels tight (pulled) compared to other arm which is loose. What would cause this? Already have neck & and arm pain. Treatable conservatively?
D-dimer negative, pain in lungs, legs, n groin. Tightness in middle of chest n left side under armpit, short of bresth why haven't they found cause?
Tightness in center of chest n left side under armpit near heart, burning in groin/legs n pain in back/lungs what could these symptoms b caused by?
There is no age listed which could help a bit in differentiating cardiac pain from muscle ache. I think no matter what you should see a doctor get a chest x ray as well these can come from a number of causes. Of course heart pain but it could be inflammation around the heart, a pneumonia etc
I would see a primary as well as a cardiologist. ...Read more
Severe chest tightness heaviness but no pain in the left arm.. What could the other causes be? This has been going on for 6 yrs..
Many things: The good news is that heart attack would be near the bottom of the list for chest pain in a 26 y/o. Other causes can be reflux, esophageal spasms, anxiety disorder, abdominal issues like gallbladder, and more. You should see a doctor. Any chronic condition for 6 yrs should get looked at. ...Read more
Baby slept on her arm with a toy ring around her arm 45 mins & when I got her her arm was dark purple, could the tight ring around arm cause arm clot ?
Doubt it: While this could be a problem you can find out relatively easily.Removal of the ring should allow for better circulation within minutes.Placing the kid in warm water including the arm should also aid return of normal color.This can all be done within 10 minutes.If the color has not returned to normal seek urgent care. The darkness is likely just the effect of poor blood flow to the area not a clot ...Read more
Where chest/back tightness is caused by anxiety, can symptoms last for at least an hour? Can it be accompanied by brief left arm pains/warmth?
See your doctor: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly run some tests and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
I have chest pains on both sides when I lean on my arms or stretch arm side 2 side. Feels tight under arms &Throbs. Very uncomfortable what cause this?
Chest pain: Chest pain can be from heart disease , inflamation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy) caused by infection (pneumonia, etc). Pain may also originate from the joints between the breast-bone and ribs. Indigestion, gall-bladder disease, stomach ulcers and acid reflux into the food pipe may cause chest pain also. Breast pain may be related to hormone changes or fibrocystic breast disease. ...Read more
My whole right arm is burning and aching. It is the same color temperature and size as my other arm. Is this a pinched nerve? Tight neck cause?
Dr says strained rotator cuff. Can't move my rt arm up or to side cause it feels tight.Can lift it only using my lt hand as support. More than str rc?
35yrold (f), exp morning anxiety. Could tightness in left shoulder/arm be caused by anxiety? Took echocardiogram lst year, great results.Maybe anxiety?
Could be,: But has to be diagnosis of exclusion! see a cardiologist first, then a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Why do I get chest mild pain, tightness, & left arm mild pain that last few hours after small stressful arguments. Any none heart related causes this?
See below: We need to consider the most dangerous things first. That would be your heart. See your doctor to make sure your heart is healthy. ...Read more
Tested dab of moisturizer on my arm. Within 10 seconds face felt tight, neck got red face started to swell why did cream on arm cause face to swell?
Allergy: You are allergic to some component in the cream. Use antihistamines until it goes away and see an allergist to determine what it is in the cream that you are allergic to. If the redness or swelling continue to spread or if you have trouble breathing, call 911 and get to the er fast. Best wishes. ...Read more
Would muscle tightness and knots between the shoulder blades cause numbing and tingling in the shoulder and upper arm?
Ok can low blood flow in the body cause muscle twiching in the arm and legs and back. Also have tightness on left side vain on neck and it feel compre?
Twitching: muscle tightness and twitching is usually an indication of magnesium, potassium or calcium deficiency, mostly magnesium. Low blood flow would cause lowering of blood pressure and dizziness, fatigue. If we are talking about compression locally like a limb, reducing blood flow, or falling asleep from lack of blood flow that usually exhibits and pins and needles sensation. ...Read more
Can tight bra straps cause a stiff neck. I also get a sudden pinch in my chest when lifting my right arm especially. Xray, ekg, &echo normal. Problem?
Muscle may be reason: This may not be a pinched nerve, but it may be a pinched muscle. Nick had muscles can sometimes cause similar complaints. This is something you can evaluate, and see your physician who might have to refer you to be clear. You have a lot of tests and that's why I think it's only muscle. ...Read more
Sharp pain from shoulder to hand in left arm. Muscles feel tight. I have not done any sports or anything with the arm to cause injury?
Pinched nerve: Although there are a number of possibilities, a cervical radiculopathy is among the more common and does not require that you had an injury. A radiculopathy is a medical term for an irritation if a nerve in the spine causing pain that runs along the distribution of that nerve into an extremity. ...Read more
Left jaw neck shoulder arm pain past few days. Dr did ekg it was normal. Echo scheduled. He thinks muscoskeltal. Tmj tight scalenes? Other causes?
Nerve Impingement: can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist or neurologist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more
Tight muscles on right side of neck that cause sensations down rt arm and a little down left leg. Doesn't hurt. Normal? Massage therapy's helping .
See a doctor: Symptoms of neck pain with a "shooting" characteristic can be related to anything from a pulled muscle of the neck to a pinched nerve. It may be useful to follow up with your doctor if symptoms do not seem to be improving in a few days or if they worsen in severity. Over the counter pain relievers, heat/cold therapy, and gentle stretching may help relieve the pain prior to a visit. ...Read more
Right arm fatigue with arm pit tightness; t3 (liothyronine) and t4 disc buldge that caused left shoulder pain; PT helped left shoulder but then right arm got worse.
I assume you have...: ...questions, but it's not clear what they are. In any case, only your physical therapist and physician have enough information to give you a meaningful explanation. Please don't hesitate to ask them what they think the problem is and what should be done to evaluate and treat it. ...Read more
Since flu shot 9/25/12 severe arm pain, weakness, and numbness. Emg was fine. Tking Medrol (methylprednisolone) pk for inflammation. What causes tightness and tingling?
Pinched Ulner nerve. Doing activity with arm, feel weak @ bicep and chest tightness occurs. Doctor ruled out heart issue. Can a pinch nerve cause this
I recently went 2 the e.R cause i had extreme heart and left arm tightness and tingling along with sore throat. Got xray and sent home. Is this weird?
Both parties right: You were right to access care immediately as signs of cardiac disease present this way. The er doc after imaging, and diagnosing was right to send you home. Unless many predisposing factors are at play, you are a bit young to have these classic signs of a heart attack. So, everyone is right! ...Read more
My 64-year-old male colleague, under continuing stress, says he feels tightness periodically in his armpits after exertion.?
Your colleague: Your colleague needs to see his physician for an evaluation of these complaints. It's hard to know what's going on without a personal exam and any indicated diagnostic tests. ...Read more
Get a Different bra: Asap! this means that you are wearing the incorrect bra size or a design that isn't right for you. Up to 85% of american women are wearing an incorrect cup or band size (or both). Encourage you to go to a specialty bra stop for a fitting & consultation. Having the correct support will add to your comfort & your breast health. Stop harming yourself. Take care. ...Read more
I have tightness in my upper left side of back and goes by armpit to far left chest right by my shoulder. Seems worse in morning and night. im 23?
Atypical Chest Pain: This may be induced by physical exertional activity; a result of over utilization of the muscles of the scapular region; and rarely, due to cardiac etiology in your age group. I recommend seeing your PCP, obtaining a complete examination, obtaining an EKG, and based upon the physical exam, any imaging studies of the chest and left shoulder to assist your PCP in making the Diagnosis. ...Read more
I'm having sharp tight pains on my left side upper back around shoulder blade more pain on the right side in the middle, pain also around armpit?
My armpits have a rash n plus it's quite swelled and because of that i can't put deodorant on or wear tight clothes, why are my armpits like this?Help
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
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