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Pain under armpit?

Pain under armpit?

Axillary Pain: There is little information here. Potential causes for armpit pain include inflamed lymph nodes, cysts, musculoskeletal injury, infection & nerve injury. However in some cases a cardiac event can have pain radiating to the axilla as one of the symptoms (which would require immediate intervention). ...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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Swelling under my right arm pit?

Swelling under my right arm pit?

Possible lymphnode: We need details like how long it is there, painful or not, skincovering is free or attached to the underlying lump, any blackhead like area -likely a skin cyst - sebacious cyst, to r/o cancer sitting in lymphnodes- irrespective female/male breast cancers(commonest) and distant cancers like lung, thyroid, blood related cancers like lymphoma, leukemia, acute infections like breast abscess, chronic inf. ...Read more

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Rib pain on right side under arm pit?

Rib pain on right side under arm pit?

Muscular: First thought muscle strin but confirmation required dierected histoey and examination. ...Read more

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Pain comes and goes feels like under arm pit under rib cage?

Pain comes and goes feels like under arm pit under rib cage?

Doctor can evaluate: On the left side are the ribs, chest muscles, the left lung, and the lining of the lung (pleura). Nearby are the esophagus, heart and arteries, lymph nodes in the armpit, etc... So, pain can originate from many places. Sometimes there is a problem in a part of the body a little farther away, but the nerves carrying the pain signals can "refer" pain to the left armpit / ribcage area. ...Read more

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Pain under armpits?

Pain under armpits?

Not sure: The following are possible causes of armpit (axillary) pain: swollen lymph nodes, cysts, shingles, muscular pain (pectorallis) & allergic reactions. ...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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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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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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Left shpulder blade pain going into neck. Swollen lymph nodes under arm. Pinched nerve?

Pinched Nerves: Swollen lymph nodes in the arm pit is a concern for a physician. It is possible there are two different pathologies or conditions going on here. From the picture, it looks like there is climbing which could explain shoulder blade pain radiating to the neck and might be a pinched nerve. It would be a stretch to equate a pinched nerve to swollen glands like this. I would see a doctor and soon. ...Read more

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Right side under arm back area hurting?

Right side under arm back area hurting?

Right posterior arm.: Likely a pull from the triceps or latissimus muscle. Consider posture and referred neck pain as possibilities also. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on side of ribs under arm pit, sometimes moves back near shoulder blades?

Costochondritis?: Superficial chest wall pain in young women is very common. If you press gently on the painful area and find a spot that's tender to the touch -- but not red, hot, or swollen -- that might be it. See an md if you have fever, cough, weight loss, bloody sputum, wheezing, or shortness of breath. Costochondritis is harmless and often due to stress. See the mayoclinic.Com discussion on this topic. ...Read more

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Keep getting sharpe pain under right arm pit?

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R. arm pain: Sharp pain needs to be looked at. See your primary care doc. For exam. ...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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Rt. Chest pain under breast, radiates to ribs to back under rt. Shoulder blade ?

Rt. Chest pain under breast, radiates to ribs to back under rt. Shoulder blade 
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The possibilities : Are myriad. Gall bladder inflammation, shingles, pleurisy (worse with breathing, coughing sneezing). The pleurisy differential is long too. Need to know quality (stabbing, burning, lancinating), duration (all the time, after meals, when i sit up, etc). It is not likely heart or related to the breast. You need to see a doctor to sort out and order tests. ...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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Hurting under left shoulder blade tingling in center of back pain in top left ribcage that goes under my left arm.

Rib dysfunction: This kind of pain, along with the tingling (neuro type symptom) is commonly seen in my practice.Ribs should rise & fall w/ inhaling/exhaling, but when one or more locks & stops moving properly, pain-sharp or severe aching-results, usually in upper back.Vertebrae may also be involved.Osteopathic hands-on exam recommended.Gentle manipulation may free the rib, & stop the symptoms. ...Read more

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