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Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Exam : Breast and axillary pain in pregnancy will require a physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. At 23 it is unlikely to be cancer. ...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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Tender to touch pain under armpit near breast with mild shooting pain under same breast. ?

Pain: Pain in the arm pit most commonly from hair follicle infection or lymphnodal infection. A physical exam would be helpful. ...Read more

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My breasts hurt near my armpits is this a cancer?

Unlikeely: Don't worry , you may have breast tissue extends into axilllary tail ( supra numary breast tissue ) , this may be causing the pain, see your doctor for examination , possible surveillance mammography. ...Read more

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Pain in left armpit and breast. What could this be?

Pain in left armpit and breast. What could this be?

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

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What causes pain under the armpit/side breast area?

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

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What to do if I'm feeling pain in armpit/breast area?

What to do if I'm feeling pain in armpit/breast area?

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

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I have pain on my armpit and breast what can be the problem?

I have pain on my armpit and breast what can be the problem?

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

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I feel pain in my right breast and armpit. What should I do?

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

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I have really hard lumpy breast and armpit. What could it be?

I have really hard lumpy breast and armpit. What could it be?

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

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What can I do for pain in my armpit going down to my lower breast?

See doctor: You may have infection that is spreading.You need to see doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my left armpit and breast, it comes and goes. Any advice?

I have a pain in my left armpit and breast, it comes and goes. Any advice?

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

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Where is a knot usually at if its around your breast and armpit when could be dangerous?

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

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Hi ya, I have very sore armpits an my ribs around my side an tops of my breasts what would this be. Thanks?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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