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Sarcoidosis And Pain In My Ribs Under My Arms
Sarcoidosis: Dear jbennett, sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown etiology which can affect almost any part of a patient's body. It is known for the granulomas it produces--non-caseating--which can form commonly in the lungs. About 50% of the patients are african or hispanic origin, there is also a large % from northern europe. It has been found that a patient's immune response creates the granulomas.. .See 1 more doctor answer
Waking with palpations at night with chest pain down both arms currently fight new bout of sarcoidosis, is this related to this illlmess?
Possibly: Possibly. Full cardiac workup needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a swollen lump under my skin above my rib cage. Could this be due to sarcoidosis? Other conditions?
Lump: Lumps are nonspecific, could be almost any kind of tissue.See 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with sarcoidosis. Have pain on right and left side of ribs. Not continual, just wicked twinges. MRI showed a prominent liver. Twinges cause?
No: Liver sits on the right side in the upper portion of the abdomen. It would not cause symptoms on your left side. Sarcoid is a difficult disease to deal with. Can have many symptoms. Make sure you follow up with your treating doctor regarding these complaints. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck
I think I pulled a top rib muscle coughing (sarcoidosis), how long does it take to heal? What can I do coughing kills even hurts to touch breast.
Chest pain: If you've inflammed an intercostal muscle or a chest wall muscle it can take some weeks to heal. Your chest is constantly moving with respiration and coughing irritates it also, both slow healing somewhat. You might be able to take Ibuprofen to make things more comfortable. It is isn't improving should see your doc.See 1 more doctor answer
I have sarcoidosis & I'm hurting real bad. It's my arm pit it's grown and increased in pain. I couldn't even sleep last night. What should I do?
See Doctor: Try otc med in the meantime if you don't have any pain med and you are not able to see your doctor. If this is a flare up- you may need a steroid treatment to help your pain. If you can't see your pcp then go to an acute care center for eval-.See 1 more doctor answer
I was recently diagnosed with Myositis I also have lymph nodes that are in my face & neck. One was removed for tests & some in chest. Sarcoidosis?
Sarcidosis: What Are the Symptoms of Sarcoidosis? The symptoms of sarcoidosis can vary greatly, depending on which organs are involved. Most patients initially complain of a persistent dry cough, fatigue, and shortness of breath. Other symptoms may include: Tender reddish bumps or patches on the skin. Red and teary eyes or blurred vision. Swollen and painful joints. Enlarged and tender lymph glands in the neck, armpits, and groin. Enlarged lymph glands in the chest and around the lungs. Hoarse voice. Pain in the hands, feet, or other bony areas due to the formation of cysts (an abnormal sac-like growth) in bones. Kidney stone formation. Enlarged liver. Development of abnormal or missed heart beats (arrhythmias), inflammation of the covering of the heart (pericarditis), or heart failure. Nervous system effects, including hearing loss, meningitis, seizures, or psychiatric disorders (for example, dementia, depression, psychosis).
Will chest X-ray and ACE blood test be able to tell me for sure if I have/don't have sarcoidosis? Is there anything else that should be considered?
I have been having intermittent swelling of the lymphnodes on my head, behind ears recent swelling of rue and abnormal hilar chest xr. Sarcoidosis?
Need to see Doc.: Lymph nodes enlargement, swelling of rue, abnormal hilar shadow on cxr may suggest sarcoidosis, however, rue swelling is not a finding of sarcoidosis. Other serious conditions needs to be excluded like hodgkins, and non-hodgkins lymphoma and cancer. Ct scan of chest would be better at confirming hilar and mediastinal lypmh nodes. Lung specialist evaluation may be necessary if so.
I'm I starting to stage when infiltrates is seen in the chest due to sarcoidosis? What does infiltrates means when you have sarcoidosis?
See details: I means you have a significant inflammatory process in your lungs.
Husband has sarcoidosis with chest pain and cough. Dr says he has mild sleep apnea. Doctor not aggressively treating the sarcoidosis. What next?
Second opinion: It appears you have some concerns. It would be advisable to get a second opinion if both you and your husband desire it.
Few cases of iritis. Had chest and si joint x-rays. All fine. Does this rule out sarcoidosis? Had blood work too. All fine except HS CRP level is 2.6.
Lymph nodes every where side of face, neck, belly, chest, and unknown mass in between liver&pancreas thinking it's sarcoidosis but could it be cancer.
Biopsy: Very difficult to guess without more information. The biopsy will give important information.
Diagnosed with sarcoidosis in my chest lymph nodes. However I constantly have headaches and pressure in my left eye with eye floaters. What is it?
I have had chest pain for 5 mos, an 8mm noncalcified nodule on my left lung, swollen left hilar and axillary lymph nodes and CRP is 12.4. Sarcoidosis?
Mgt/workup: This is in the differential of possible causes, and a biopsy may be performed so that your physician will have more information, before making a diagnosis.
Sle. Wbc always high recent WBC 20.5, 25.4 ANC 6.8, 11.1, lymphocytes 5, 3. Lymphnodes larger than last chest ct. Sarcoidosis/lymphoma- should biopsy?
I have EDS3/chronic back pain, for 3 days I've had worsening upper back and rib pain with a fever and can't raise my arms or bend/walk properly?
To The ER With You!: Whether or not you have EDS3, your fever and inability to raise your arms is very concerning. Your description otherwise is rather vague (more details needed), so best to go see a doctor for an exam and get this figured out sooner than later. Obviously, you should have someone drive you (to an ER would be best) today.
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