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Pain Under Left Armpit And Down Arm
Constant pain in left shoulder above fold of armpit. Pain increases when arm is raised up, and is the most pain is when i move my arm behind my body.
Pain & shoulder pain:
Shoulder pain can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain ... It sounds like you might have some ligament or tendon tear.
If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
Two left armpit pain episodes four days apart and lasting 3 to 4 minutes. One similar pain episode 2 months ago.
Get checked asap: There are many reasons you can have pain in the left armpit. There are any unknown factors as well-your age, medical conditions, family history etc. One cause can be heart pain. Therefore, with no other information available about you I would advised your get checked immediately. If you have risk factors for coronary disease, hypertension, cholesterol, overweight you should go to an emergency room ...Read more
I have left armpit pain and pain under my right shoulder blade on my back. What could this be and are the 2 related?
Armpit pain. 1st it was just the left & now it has started in the right. No lumps & it feels bruised to the touch? Comes & goes randomly.
See a doctor: You need to be examined and provide a full detailed history to begin to work this out. Cannot be done long-distance. ...Read more
Having pain in chest, back, both armpits and pain radiates down armpits towards elbows. Pain more severe when resting and armpit pain comes in pairs
May be serious: How long have you had these symptoms and how severe are they? If of recent onset and pain is 10 out 10, it is safest to go to the er or even to call 911. If you have had these symptoms slowly progressing over a few months, then see your doctor. Possible causes are broad depending on the rest of your symptoms and exam (aortic dissection, spinal stenosis, cardiac, lung, esophageal). ...Read more
I've had left side abdomen pain for 2-3 months with pain in the left side lumbar of my back & now right armpit pain, no lumps or bumps?
R/O KIDNEY STONE: L Abdominal&Flank pain with those symptoms is Concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT.. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris , it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. ...Read more
Numbness in feet each time I sit down. Gets worse sometimes and becomes from waist down. Armpit pain and Headaches are present. HIV symptoms?
I took yazz birthcontro pills 2 months ago for 1 month for acne.My left breast increased in size.Now i feel ball like in armpit & pain.R both related?
See a doctor.: If you feel a mass in your armpit you need to see a doctor, sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Hello, I have been having throbbing pulsing pain in upper left forearm off and on, as well as left armpit pain and pain under left breast. Digestive?
Possibly cardiac: Please get an immediate UC or ER evaluation to rule out heart disease. I advise immediate exam and testing. ...Read more
My nose went numb last night. I've had some left armpit pain and left jaw pain with nausea over the last week. Hbp, ra, asthma?
Seek medical help!: With this set of symptoms, immediate medical consultation is advisable. ...Read more
Causes of armpit pain?Randomly my right armpit started hurting,only with movement,If I raise my arm for example,feels sore but I didn't do anything
a Shoulder; A Neck or Upper T. Spine, skin or deeper tissues causes: from any nerve, bone, lung, lining of chest cavity. Some skin causes would include an Infection of sweat glands, or around the hair there.
If its occurring randomly, take some Aleve or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for a week or so.
If it persists or is getting worse, see your PCP.
Good Luck. ...Read more
Shoulder pains around 2-3 inches above my armpit. Pain doesnt fade with NSAIDs. Difficulty rotate/lift arm without pain.Popping sound..What is this?
Is this both sides: If this is one side we consider a local problem like rotator cuff or other shoulder problem. If both sides that would be something to consider in An arthritis type of setting. Without knowing more about you I wouldn't recommend you discuss this with your physician and depending on what the clinical findings are you may need to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
See your dr: Armpit pain can have a variety of causes, and it is difficult to tell without a full history or an exam. It could be an infection of a hair gland (folliculitis) or sweat gland (hydradenitis) that requires antibiotics, a swollen lymph node from another infection, a muscular injury that might respond to stretching, heat packs, and over the counter pain medicine, or something completely different. ...Read more
Nonspecific sign: The armpit (axilla) has a lot going on in a small space...All the muscles, blood vessels, and nerves that connect the arm to the torso traverse this space, there are a lot of lymph nodes, plus there are many specialized skin glands. Axillary pain can be related to any of these structures. If there are no obvious "lumps" or areas of swelling, it is usually of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more
Armpit pain: Not uncommon, especially if hairy area. Results from irritation of hair follicles or blockage, usually from dampness or sweating. Have it looked at. ...Read more
Axillary Pain: Pain coming from the region of the axilla. ...Read more
Common: The armpit (axilla) has a lot going on in a small space...All the muscles, blood vessels, and nerves that connect the arm to the torso traverse this space, there are a lot of lymph nodes, plus there are many specialized skin glands. Axillary pain can be related to any of these structures. If there are no obvious "lumps" or areas of swelling, it is usually of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more
Need more data: Cannot suggest possibilities without knowing if its cold or hot showers that relieve the pain, other signs and symptoms, medical history, and examination of the area, lungs, and breasts. See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more
Give it time: The armpit pain may resolve on its own in a few days. If it doesn'e or if you have a lump or redness, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Usually there is-: -breast enlargement, and there is what's called the axillary tail that can reach to just under the deltoid muscle, and this may be what is causing your pit pain, because in using your shoulder the deltoids come in to play & it could compress the axillary tail of your breasts.. no good image so Google the anatomy of the axillary tail of the breast or just breast anatomy. ...Read more
Unlikely: Usually heart attack pain is felt in the left jaw, down the left arm, and/or across the left chest and may be accompanied by nausea, shortness of breath, dizziness, palpitations or passing out. Sometimes it can be a vague sensation in the chest or like heartburn, and sometimes there's no pain at all. Armpit pain would more likely be muscular or a swollen lymph node. If in doubt, check it out! ...Read more
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