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Shooting pain in left armpit?

Shooting pain in left armpit?

Impossible: To say without further history. If severe, best to be seen and evaluated. ...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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Left armpit pain chest pain back pain headaches?

Left armpit pain chest pain back pain headaches?

Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful history and physical exam. It's necessary to determine the cause of the pain, check your heart, blood pressure; perhaps take an ekg and chest x-rays. ...Read more

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Tender upper stomach, left groin pain, left shoulder blade ache, itchness?

Symptoms: First all, I am not sure if your symptoms are connected. More history is needed to sort these things out. ...Read more

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Chest pain and pain under right arm pit?

Not sure of question: I'm not sure what exactly you are asking, but if there is any question of cardiac problems, the place to have your questions answered would be your physician's office. ...Read more

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Pain in left boob near arm pit, cause?

Do not know.: Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. There could be pain from trauma of the breast. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side chest between ribs when lifting left arm + swollen painful lymph node under left armpit?

Sharp pain on left side chest between ribs when lifting left arm + swollen painful lymph node under left armpit?

Some thoughts: A swollen painful lump in axilla (armpit) accompanied by pain on same side when lifting your arm is likely caused by an infection or inflammation of the sweat glands associated with hair follicles in axillary hair (hidradenitis suppurativa) or perhaps an irritation from deodorant. See Dr soon if you develop a fever or if the involved area doesn't improve or gets worse See: bit.ly/1yTavVt ...Read more

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Extremely sore burning left groin left testicle left armpit left shoulder stomach and painful burning lumps on left side of my neck please help?

Have it checked out: It sounds like you have a series of "lumps" or lymph nodes that are painful particularly on your left side. You should have it checked out to make sure there isn't an infection going on. Don't forget that the lymph nodes act as a drainage and filtration system to try to stop infection. They will swell and be painful. You also want to be sure the lymph nodes are not swollen because of cancer. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in my right breast?

Needs palpation: You need to palpate the breast to make sure that there are no nodule or irregular tissue in the area of pain. If you can do selfpalpation it's great otherwise see a doc. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in my left bicep, why?

tear or strain: Most likely a bicipital tendonitis , from overuse, which can be very painful. Consider a partial tear of one of the heads of the bicep muscle. Nerve entrapment between bicep and tricep muscle is a possibility. Orthopedic doc can rule out humeral pathology, labral tear, avulsion fracture , or tumor. ...Read more

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I have persistent pain in left breast burning in sensation, somehow pain in armpit, left side of back, left arm and pricking pain medial to left breast?

I have persistent pain in left breast burning in sensation, somehow pain in armpit, left side of back, left arm and pricking pain medial to left breast?

Complicated case: It looks like you are having a neuropathic pain from the distribution of your pain. In any case your presentation is a bit concerning and advise you to see your family doc so that you can get the assessment and treatment. Best wishes ...Read more

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Left muscle pain, left chest pain and fever?

Left muscle pain, left chest pain and fever?

Pain and fever: There are many things that can cause pain, muscle pain and fever, the most common are viruses. These are treated symptomatically with meds such as acetomeniphen or ibuprofen, however, if the symptoms persist consult your physician. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain under left breast, what is it?

Could be one of many: Things. Could be chest wall pain because of rib problem, could be chest pain because of heart, lung, esophagus or stomach problem. See your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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Having mild pain above left breast?

Having mild pain above left breast?

Chest/breast pain: Is it sore to the touch? Might be a breast cyst or pre-menstrual tenderness. It is rare to have cardiac disease at 22 years old, although it does happen. If concerned or it persists and is not tender with pressure, go to the urgent care center for help. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under left breast shooting down into my left arm. Any advice?

It could be muscle : Strain(usually sharp pain), rib pain or heart related(usually squeezing mid-sternum). Check for any blisters( if positive, could be due to shingles) go see your dr for ekg and a thorough exam! ...Read more