Rated 5.0/5 based on 9 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pain In Left Side Of Breast And Under Armpit

Share

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

Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Board Certified, Gynecology
17 years in practice
752.0K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Board Certified, Gynecology
17 years in practice
752.0K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Check yourself after your period
Monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
once
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
once
Observe skin around nipples
once
4

4
Painful/tender left breast near armpit. Get bouts of tight chest and shortness of breath and dizziness. Feels like i may collapse and feel unbalanced.

Painful/tender left breast near armpit. Get bouts of tight chest and shortness of breath and dizziness. Feels like i may collapse and feel unbalanced.

Complete evaluation: You need to see your family doctor or gynecologist straightaway -- and get a complete evaluation including gynecological exam. ...Read more

6

6
Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Seek immediate evaluation by your physician
once
Have diagnostic mammography, ultrasound or MRI if recommended
once
Remember most breast lumps are benign
once
Board Certified, Gynecology
17 years in practice
752.0K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
I have a very painful lump left side breast. Was up more towards my armpit now it's down my whole left side of breast. I'm scared. It's painful. I do have large breasts so is it something to be so scared for?! i'm worried.

I have a very painful lump left side breast.  Was up more towards my armpit now it's down my whole left side of breast. I'm scared. It's painful. I do have large breasts so is it something to be so scared for?! i'm worried.

See your doctor: While this sounds like something that may be treated medically, you shoud not assume it is a simple issue. Please see your doctor as soon as you are able. I hope that your problem is easy to treat and cure. ...Read more

8

8
Been having this brief throbby pain on the side of my left breast and under my armpit for months now. Im 19. Weird?

Been having this brief throbby pain on the side of my left breast and under my armpit for months now. Im 19. Weird?

Weird not serious: Probably nothing serious though. There are muscles, ligaments and bones under the breasts and in the armpit. This is the most common cause of such symptoms. It's best to have an exam to be sure. There may be some exercises or stretching that may help. ...Read more

9

9
Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Perform monthly self breast exams.
monthly
See your doctor immediately if breast lump found.
once
Yearly breast exams after age 40 by your doctor.
yearly
Yearly mammograms after age 40.
yearly
10

10
52yo.x2 wks been having pain under lt.armpit onto breast, painful insensitive to touch cannot lie on left side.if puppy jumps onto breast very painful?

52yo.x2 wks been having pain under lt.armpit onto breast, painful insensitive to touch cannot lie on left side.if puppy jumps onto breast very painful?

Inflammation: There appears to be irritation and/or inflammation of the breast or rib cage near the breast. There may be congestion of breast tissue as a cause. I recommend that you be examined by your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Board Certified, Gynecology
17 years in practice
752.0K people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook