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Pulsating Pain In Armpit
Today when I woke up, I had a throbbing/ pulsating feeling around my left side rib cage, a couple inches under my armpit. No pain. What could this be?
Could be that your heart was beating fast and/or irregular. If this persists or happens again, you should see a doctor about it.
Another possibility would be 'thoracic outlet/inlet syndrome', consider this possibility if your left arm feels full/tight, numb, or hurts during these episodes. ...Read more
Right arm, pulsating vein can see it beating with my heart and feel it moving, also small lump up near my armpit int eh same vein that's enlarged a?
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Yes: If you don't have an obvious boil that could explain this you should get checked. This is not a common symptom. Your doctor can check for swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more
I have occasional mild throbbing on left chest area, near armpit. Only place I feel it and it will come and go. Do not feel anything else unusual.
I have a throbbing/sharp pain around and under my left armpit that comes and goes and sends a pain down my arm what could be causing it?
Need exam: There are a group of lymph nodes deep in your armpits that may be irritated. Also, the nerves for the arm travel near the armpit. An exam is needed to figure what is wrong. Go to your doctor. ...Read more
Throbbing and dull ache appr. 3 in. Above elbow on the inside of the arm has moved up the arm and now is in the armpit and shoulder can this be serios?
Several possibilitie: If you are taking a cholesterol medicine like statin, then it may be a medication side effect. If you have risk factors for heart disease, such as tobacco use, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and family history along with a sudden onset of pain, then you may need to be checked out at the ER. If you have been lifting heavy objects recently, the pain may be due to muscle pull. ...Read more
Should I be worried about armpit pain, looking for another oppinion? The pain is a throbbing pain that comes and goes. Should I have it evaluated by my doctor?
Of course: Have an exam. There are various possible diagnoses. ...Read more
Throbbing pain inside of left arm near armpit. Comes and goes throughout the day and usually lasts 1 min. No other symptoms so far. Heart related?
Probably not: Heart related. More likely musculo skeletal or cervical spine. Definitely worth getting checked out either way. Make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
Hi I've been getting a throbbing/pulsation feeling under my left armpit, I checked and have no lumps in breast or armpit should I be worried?
I have been diagnosed with frozen shoulder and am having physio therapy. Today after therapy I began having throbbing pain in armpit. Is it related, I have extreme health anxiety and am terrified?
A frozen shoulder is caused by collapse of the shoulder joint capsule, and adhesion of the capsule onto itself.
During pt, sometimes the capsule is stretched and the adhesion may come apart. It can be very painful. It should resolve with time, but if you are concerned, notify your physician. ...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 armpits feel sore. Skin clear. Also left breast throbbing for several months. Nipple feels cold & wet sometimes, but when checked, nothing?
Can check the...: A primary care doctor can check the whole area of the chest, back, and breasts, to see if there is a problem in that area that is "referring" soreness to the armpits. Sometimes pain sensations in a problem area travel to other nerves, and make a person "feel" the pain in another part of the body. This may be the case, if the armpits "feel" soreness but are normal on exam. ...Read more
For the past four house I've had a sharp kind of pulsating pain in my right arm and it gets really painful and it dies down a bit every minute or so and I'm worried cause it's been so many hours. It's not from any injury atleast I'm not aware. I'm worrie
Aa throbbing/pulsating dull pain in right arm anove the elbow woke me up in the middle of the night and continued. Should I be worried?
Dull, continuous pain in left arm (shoulder to forearm). Pain does not radiate or pulsate. 26 year old female. No previous accident/injury.
I am 25 y/o male. Got massage on painful area in back around right shoulder blade. Now have terrible pulsating pain there going down arm. Help?
Sudden, severe sharp pain, spasms in my entire right arm. Pain began in neck, then traveled down shoulder, down to wrist. Arm pulsates with pain. Help?
Sounds like: Nerve irritation or injury that could be coming from your neck seem a very likely explanation for these symptoms. Assessing if neck position change the symptoms might help. A good neurological history and competent examination should sort this out. The pulsating might also suggest a vascular contribution though that can be a pain associated with nerve compression as well. ...Read more
Sharp pains up the spine extream pain in the chest pulsating pain through the arm migraines that last 2 weeks my leg also gets the pulsating pain too what is it?
No idea: But I would get to my family doctor or internist asap. Do you use bc pills? If so, you may be at risk for DVT or pe. ...Read more
A severe pulsating pain started between my knuckles, over three days the pain has moved up my (right)arm to above my elbow. No injury sustained prior.?
Inflamation: Sounds like you are having a flare up of the joints and soft tissue. Any injury? Try to rest the hand, ice it and try your anti inflammatories. If no improvement see your doctor ...Read more
I get pulsating pains in my left arm and my right leg. Usually following the major vain or artery. Only once in a while. Any ideas what it is?
Need more infromatio:
There are many potentials to what you describing, it is important to find bit more if the pain associated with stiffness, and if it is worse in the morning and if it is related to movement and if you have difficulty climbing stairs or weakness in your arm
I suggest you discuss this with your family doctor for further evaluation ...Read more
I have a deep throbbing/pulsating in a vein in the inner right arm, in the elbow crease. What could this be please? I'm worried about a blood clot?
I'm a 24 yo male sporadically experiencing pulsating on my right chest close to the axilla. Could this be a pectoral muscle spasm? Worth going to dr?
Muscle twitch?: You know where your right pectoralis major is, and if this gets episodes of the twitches from time to time, it's no concern unless you have other obvious pathology. Keep exercising ...Read more
Severe neck-shoulder-arm pain (r side) (throbbing/pulsating/sharp stabbing). 2 months) X-ray done (normal). Doctor thinks pinched nerve. Relief laying?
Maybe: This one is hard to say without examining your shoulder as it can be hard to distinguish pain arising from shoulder conditions such as impingement or rotator cuff tendonitis from neck conditions such as bulging disc. Need to be examined to truly discern where the problem is from. Xrays can be normal in either condition. ...Read more