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Pain above and below right breast?

Pain above and below right breast?

Breast exam: While this might represent a breast issue, or an underlying chest wall issue, the only good way to sort it out is with an exam. If have not had a mammogram within 12 months, then this could precede the visit to be 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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Have pain under left arm and breast?

Have pain under left arm and breast?

Most likely..: Sprained chest wall muscle or rib issue. Try aleve (naproxen). If pain persists, see your doctor! need more info. Is it positional? Does moving make it hurt? Unlikely to be arm or shoulder. ...Read more

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I have swollen lumpy areas under my left armpit and left breast. Shooting pains into left breast and swollen areas. Also pain under right breast, ect.

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I have swollen lumpy areas under my left armpit and left breast. Shooting pains into left breast and swollen areas. Also pain under right breast, ect.

See Your PCP: Any swollen lumpy areas in the armpit that does not resolve itself in two-three weeks should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning pain in left upper back, shoulderblade, ribs under armpit, breast, and below breast.Some arm pain too.Pain moves and is intermittent. ideas?

Burning pain in left upper back, shoulderblade, ribs under armpit, breast, and below breast.Some arm pain too.Pain moves and is intermittent. ideas?

Burning pain: Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve affected by the reactivation of the virus that causes Chicken Pox. ...Read more

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What would cause burning pain in left shoulderblade, under armpit in left rib cage along bra line, under left breast, and in left side arm near bicep?

What would cause burning pain in left shoulderblade, under armpit in left rib cage along bra line, under left breast, and in left side arm near bicep?

Burning pain: Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve affected by the reactivation of the virus that causes Chicken Pox. ...Read more

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Pain in left breast and shoulder?

Pain in left breast and shoulder?

?: Ok, what would you like to ask about that? How long has it been going on, what other symptoms do you have, what history, what triggered this, etc. Can't answer your question as it is written. ...Read more

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I have left sided pain under my rib cage with burning in left breast and chest pain.

I have left sided pain under my rib cage with burning in left breast and chest pain.

Many causes: Most concerning left sided pain is associated with the heart, but many other causes include trauma, costochondritis, anxiety, stress, gastroesophageal reflux, and sometimes from abdominal organs such as bowel. Stomach , gall bladder, etc. In the chest pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, collapsed lung etc. You should consult physician for physical examination and testing if appropriate. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in my left arm and under my arm pit and breast?

Shooting pain in my left arm and under my arm pit and breast?

Age: As part of question age is important. At 42 female heart not high on list. Multiple possibilities. Cervical nerve entrapment. Peripheral nerve entrapment. Intrinsic shoulder problem with referred pain down arm. Mass deep in "arm pit". Muscle spasm. ...Read more

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Nipple hurting, pain under left breast with no discharge, lump in armpit (right armpit). Advice?

Nipple hurting, pain under left breast with no discharge, lump in armpit (right armpit). Advice?

See your MD: The breast with pain could be just simple fibrocystic disesase, but it should be evaluated. However a lump in the opposite arm pit need to be evaluated, probably a lymph node. You have an infection you arenot aware of, you could have an enlarged node signaling other problems. Please get evaluated. ...Read more

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Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.

Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.

Worrisome: Based on your age I would be less concerned about breast cancer, but you describe a hard lump so this concerns me. Is the area red or painful? This might indicate infection; please see a doctor ...Read more

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Pain under my left breast and top of rib cage?

Pain under my left breast and top of rib cage?

Best advice anyone -: Can give you would be to get seen ; evaluated by your pcp. Getting anxious about it will not help, but make you more anxious. Pain there could be from a number of reasons. Take some nsaids and see the response. But you must see your pcp urgently. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in right side above breast?

Pain in right side above breast?

Normal: It is normal. In most people both breasts are not the same. Most people do not notice the difference. In your case it appears to be more of a problem|. ...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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Stabbing pains above the left breast?

Musculoskeletal: Stabbing pains in the ches are ussually musculoskeletal or neurological in nature. You should have a cxrays. ...Read more

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What is the burning pain under left shoulder blade and left breast?

Referred neck pain: The neck can refer pain along the medial border of the scapula and the c8 nerve root in the neck can make your anterior chest hurt. ...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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