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I have weird armpit pain today. Should I be worried or see a doc?

I have weird armpit pain today.  Should I be worried or see a doc?

Give it time: The armpit pain may resolve on its own in a few days. If it doesn'e or if you have a lump or redness, you should see a doctor. ...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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Contracted flu like virus in Dec, all symptoms gone except armpit pain both sides. Doc checked - no lumps after exam but still sore esp morn/evening ?

Contracted flu like virus in Dec, all symptoms gone except armpit pain both sides. Doc checked - no lumps after exam but still sore esp morn/evening ?

BP management: If you are having pain during the daytime, perhaps it is related to muscular strain. If there are any masses, lymph nodes which can be felt, I would suggest a follow up visit with your PCP. This problem is unlikely to be related to the flu illness which you had in December. Since you have high BP, then regular check ups are indicated. ...Read more

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I have a breast pain and armpit pain before my periods. I'm scared to go to the doc because what if the doctor says it should be operated due to lumps?

I have a breast pain and armpit pain before my periods. I'm scared to go to the doc because what if the doctor says it should be operated due to lumps?

No to worry: It's much better to be safe and know what's going on with your body, than to ignore something. At your age, the likelihood that it is benign is very high. But not knowing could mean you are ignoring something very important. Build up the courage and make the appointment, you can do it! ...Read more

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I've been feeling sick(in upper tummy) all the time for a couple weeks as well as pain around my ribs/lungs and armpit pain, I'm worried it's serious ?

See a Dr: Your symptoms could mean something simple like reflux, gastritis, ulcers or gallstones to something more sinister such as pancreatitis or malignancies. You need to see your doctor immediately for blood tests and further imaging such as Ultrasound scan or Gastroscopy ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get armpit pain or is that a weird symptom?

Do a lot of people get armpit pain or is that a weird symptom?

Common: The armpit (axilla) has a lot going on in a small space...All the muscles, blood vessels, and nerves that connect the arm to the torso traverse this space, there are a lot of lymph nodes, plus there are many specialized skin glands. Axillary pain can be related to any of these structures. If there are no obvious "lumps" or areas of swelling, it is usually of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more

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I have had armpit pain all day, relieved ater shower. What could it be?

I have had armpit pain all day, relieved ater shower. What could it be?

Need more data: Cannot suggest possibilities without knowing if its cold or hot showers that relieve the pain, other signs and symptoms, medical history, and examination of the area, lungs, and breasts. See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does flu shot cause armpit pain?

Does flu shot cause armpit pain?

No it does not: Even though it can cause pain at the site of injection in some people but it does not cause pain in the armpit. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause right armpit pain?

Not that I know of-: -it is frequently referred to the back, but not armpit. If it does it again take a liquid antacid, if it goes away or helps a lot you have your answer. ...Read more