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Pain Arm Pit
Left arm pain (arm pit & back) been to ER so many x psych dr has me on Xanax (alprazolam) Prozac & propanonlol. Nothing helps. What could it be?
Constant pain in arm pit pain in neck when chin lowered to chest cant lift arm up high had runny noise and coughing just before?
May be glands: The body's immune system has lymph nodes throughout. Think about these glands representing army fighters. When an infection starts, your body "revs-up" your immune system to help attack this problem. That is why many times people feel glands in neck & armpit. However you will need a physician examination to determine what may be happening. Take care ...Read more
Im 26, im havin this dull ache in left breast on and off and pain in arm pit too, that comes n goes.also some times my arm gets numb too, m worried!!
Nonspecific: These symptoms do not point to a single diagnosis. If you're worried, see a primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Shoulder pain top, arm pit, bicept limited range of motion to the side MRI negative for rotator tear, but still have pain
shot of steroid x 1 mo neg.?
Multiple things: Good question. This is complicated and can be multifactorial. Varies things can cause armpit pain or refer pain to this area. The most bothersome in some ways is a condition known as hydroadenitis supportive. This condition essentially results in the boils in the armpit or groin. Definitely touch base with your doctor. ...Read more
Arm pit pain: The arm pit or axilla has special sweat glands and these can get irritated. This is called a hydradenitis. The hair of the axilla can get irritated with pseudo hyphae or fungal infection. Deeper in the axilla is lymphnodes which can get swollen for various reasons and cause pain. ...Read more
I'm 17 female and ive been having chest pain.It goes on and off thro the day & pain under left arm pit with chest pain that shoots thro sometimes ?
Chronic problem?: For this issue - would encourage seeing pcm for full history, physical examination and any indicated tests. Take care. ...Read more
For 4 days i've had an aching pain under my arm pit into middle right back. I don't believe it's an injury. The pain waxes and wanes. Any thoughts?
See a doctor: This warrants a physical examination to be sure or what is going on. There are many possible explanations, but without a full history and exam, impossible to predict. Do you own or were scratched by a cat? ...Read more
It is 4 or 5 days i feel pain on the arm pits - most commonly on the left. It started after i had a flu.. Pain is not strong but I have a discomfort.
My son was diagnosed with MS in april he tonight says that he is having a very strong pain between his arm pit and his waist can that be a muscle?
Not likely: Ms patients encounter pain not infrequently and the incidence is about 60-90%, based on surveys. The pain could, in this case represent a spinal cord relapse and does need attention, as most relapses can completely reverse with timely treatment. You do not mention his disease modifying agent; this may need reassessment, as better control achieved with tysabri, (natalizumab) gilenya, tecfidera. ...Read more
I have dull pain under my arm pit and the pain has been traveling down my arm to my hand and wrist. I cant seem to eat much if anything. If so I'm ill?
Need more info: do you smoke? do you have a cough? is the pain brought on by exertion? do certain movements bring the pain out? So many processes can cause pain and discomfort such as this. you are young therefore heart related illnesses would be expected to be less likely. musculoskeletal processes would be most likely including pain referred from the neck. ...Read more
Severe shoulder pain with pain radiating under arm pit down to hand. Severe pain when using arm. What is this?
Left side upper arm chest pain. After doing something . Shortness of breath can not lift on left . Pain from under arm pit and chest.
Any : Any chest and arm pain must be taken seriously. Chest pain or arm pain can be caused by cardiac pain. Cardiac pain can be accompanied by shortness of breath, sweating, palpitations, or nausea. Lung pain is usually associated with shortness of breath, fever, or cough. Pain from the large arteries in the chest such as the aorta can cause pain that radiate to the back. Persistent or new chest pain should always be medically evaluated. ...Read more
What to do if I have sharp pain around my arm pit left side of my brest bone after open heart surgery. please help.?
Not from heart: If you had a coronary bypass then the sharp pains to the left of the sternum may be due to the harvesting of the Internal mammary artery which requires cutting the pleura on either side of it. The pleura is highly innervated and cutting the sensory nerves produces a numbness over the left chest for many patients and then "pleuritic " pain as the nerves grow back. See your Surgeon if worried though ...Read more