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Intermittent Armpit Pain
Intermittent armpit & groin pain (increasing in intensity), fatigue, night sweats, nausea. Could this be part of my lupus? Haven't had this before.
Possible: Lupus can present itself in so many ways, one probably needs to consider it guilty until proven otherwise. I would recommend that you call your rheumatologist ASAP. ...Read more
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
See your dr: Armpit pain can have a variety of causes, and it is difficult to tell without a full history or an exam. It could be an infection of a hair gland (folliculitis) or sweat gland (hydradenitis) that requires antibiotics, a swollen lymph node from another infection, a muscular injury that might respond to stretching, heat packs, and over the counter pain medicine, or something completely different. ...Read more
Nonspecific sign: 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
Armpit pain: Not uncommon, especially if hairy area. Results from irritation of hair follicles or blockage, usually from dampness or sweating. Have it looked at. ...Read more
Axillary Pain: Pain coming from the region of the axilla. ...Read more
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
Two left armpit pain episodes four days apart and lasting 3 to 4 minutes. One similar pain episode 2 months ago.
Get checked asap: There are many reasons you can have pain in the left armpit. There are any unknown factors as well-your age, medical conditions, family history etc. One cause can be heart pain. Therefore, with no other information available about you I would advised your get checked immediately. If you have risk factors for coronary disease, hypertension, cholesterol, overweight you should go to an emergency room ...Read more
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
Internist/Family MD: Get checked by your internist or family doc first. He/she can refer you to a specialist if needed., \. ...Read more
I have left armpit pain and pain under my right shoulder blade on my back. What could this be and are the 2 related?
I am being tested for MS and wondered could long term armpit pain be related? Both armpits are tender to touch and have been for over 1year.
MS mimics: Can be related to MS which can mimic a lot of ailments. I'm sure you have discussed with your neurologist and if not then do so on your next visit ...Read more
Pain in right armpit. Only happens for a a couple seconds then goes away. Can anxiety cause pain on armpit? What causes armpit pain?
Usually there is-: -breast enlargement, and there is what's called the axillary tail that can reach to just under the deltoid muscle, and this may be what is causing your pit pain, because in using your shoulder the deltoids come in to play & it could compress the axillary tail of your breasts. No good image so Google the anatomy of the axillary tail of the breast or just breast anatomy. ...Read more
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