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Pain Under Armpit Near Breast
Physician Review: Painful nodes in the breast may or may not be significant. Any palpable nodule in the breast should be reviewed by a physician who is experienced in breast review; surgeon, OB gyn, pcp. The provider should have access to high resolution ultrasound for an in depth review of the palpable area. Treatment options range from conservative observation to surgical excision, biopsy. Seek physician review. ...Read more
Hidradenitis: Inflammation of the hair follicles and sweat glands in the armpit (and with it sometimes inflammation of lymph nodes or lymphadenitis) is a common cause of pain in this area. Aside from that any irritation of the nerves in this area will result in pain. Trauma or inflammation of chest muscles is also painful ...Read more
EXAM: Get it checked first to determine what is causing it then talk arout treatment. ...Read more
Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Need to be checked: I do not see your age but anytime you have pain in the breast and armpit it is a good idea to get checked. It could be something as simple as a cyst but it could also be infection or other problem. Depending upon your age your doctor may want to get a mammogram or ultrasound. ...Read more
Evaluation needed: While there are a variety of causes of the pains you describe, it is always wise to get this checked out. You could see your gynecologist or family doctor. They can do the proper testing to determine whether you have a serious problem. You should not wait with these symptoms - go fairly quickly. ...Read more
Many things: Any abnormalities in the breast should be examined by a breast surgeon. A thorough breast history should also be given. Fibrocystic breasts are a condition that is very common and could be the source of your issues. It is best to be evaluated by someone experienced in breast diseases. ...Read more
See doctor: You may have infection that is spreading. You need to see doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more
Any breast mass?: Most things that cause your symptoms will be benign (not cancer). It could be a fibroadenoma, lipoma, muslce strain etc. But you would need to be examined and most likely imaged. A doctor can take a thorough history and perform a breast exam and determine what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more
Possibly: It's always best to get checked by your family doctor to rule out serious things like your heart. ...Read more
Don't understand: I don't understand your question at all. If you are tying knots in ropes around your breasts you shouldn't. There is no place that is 'usual' for this. If you are describing a pain as a 'knot' then that's not normal or usual either. Perhaps if you state your question more clearly you will get a better answer, or see your doctor. ...Read more
Hi ya, I have very sore armpits an my ribs around my side an tops of my breasts what would this be. Thanks?
Armpit soreness: Armpit soreness is most often a skin irritation. Deodorants are the likely cause. A second common cause is sweat that becomes sticky and then creates clogged pores. Deodorants also cause clogged pores. I recommend you wash with antibacterial soap repeatedly. If redness is present or if a bump or abscess is present, you will need an exam. ...Read more
Is laser hair romoval safe for armpits? Due to the fact that armpits are close to breasts and because of the radiation
Laser: Is not the same thing as radiation. Laser therapy is different types of light. A medical laser is not 'radioactive.'. ...Read more
I have a rash on my shoulders, armpits, neck and under my breasts. Its been on and off since I had toradol IV on wednesday.
Bad side effect: This is a side effect that you need to take seriously and inform the doctor of immediately. Don't wait. This may be an allergic response and can become an emergency. Don't take more and call now. It's not uncommon, so they should know how to help. I'm sorry you've had this reaction and hope it gets better soon. ...Read more
Patchy red rashes on my neck, under my breasts and my armpits - has been like this for a number of days and are getting worse.
I have dark marks on my neck, between thighs, under my armpits and breasts. And I don't have diabetes. How can I solve this problem?
Dark marks: This can be particularly difficult to determine without viewing the marks and their distribution. Diabetes was a good thought. Glad you don't have it. Pigmentation in skin folds can for example occur in Addison's disease but more common might be what we call post inflammatory hyperpigmentation where there has been a rash like eczema. ...Read more
I have pain around my breast and near the armpit. I already have my mamography and sonomamography made and it is alrigth. What can it be?
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation. This way you can find out what is causing the problem. ...Read more
Iching between my thighs and sometimes my armpits and breast my boyfriend has the same symptoms only on his thighs there's no un normal bumps?
I am on ranitidine at the moment & I've got very itchy armpits (develops at night), itchy & slightly painful breasts. Is this due to ranitidine?
Could be?: These types of medications, especially Cimetidine (tagamet) are know to cause breast tenderness. Itching? I am not so sure about, however, if there is a one on one correlation to taking a medication and developing symptoms, there is a good chance it may be the cause. One can stop and see if symptoms go away and restart and see if they recur? May just want to go to a different med. Ask your pcp? ...Read more
I have noticed lumps in both my breasts dramatic change in shape (sagging) and my armpits are swollen. There is no pain in breast lumps only armpits??
Age 19 why are my breasts sore? Mostly on the outer side near armpit. I've been working out a lot lately. They are tender when I touch or lay on them.
Sore muscles: Breast pain can come from multiple sources. Sometimes this pain may be related to the end of menstrual cycles. If you are doing exercises that stress the muscles of the chest, namely the pectoralis muscles, you may feel pain across the chest that extends into the armpits. With fluid hydration, rest and anti-inflammatory medications, you may be able to find relief from your aches. ...Read more
?: Depends what you call pleurisy pain. It couls be serious. ...Read more
Yes: Many women have accessory breast tissue in the armpit. Often they don't realize it until pregnancy when the breast tissue swells in preparation for breastfeeding. It's certainly possible to get breast cysts in that tissue. There are also numerous glands in the armpit. The duct pore can get clogged with sweat and bacteria forming a cyst. ...Read more
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