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Shoulder and underarm pains. What might I have done on the monkey bars?

Shoulder and underarm pains. What might I have done on the monkey bars?

Thought u r monkey: You over stretched or tore some of the muscle fibers in the the area of the shoulder /armpits. Perhaps leave the monkey bars to the monkeys ...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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Horrible pain in left shoulder where the crease of the armpit start and back. Hurts to move.Can only bend at elbow.no trauma done to this shoulder.

Horrible pain in left shoulder where the crease of the armpit start and back. Hurts to move.Can only bend at elbow.no trauma done to this shoulder.

Doctor needs to look: Pain in the armpit, especially with movement, can be from the skin, the muscles, the lymph nodes, the ribs, etc... The best person to see first is the primary care doctor, who can then refer to a specialist if he is not able to diagnose and solve the problem. However, since the pain is "horrible", if one's primary care doctor is not available, one may go to the Emergency Room for evaluation. ...Read more

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I had GERD. For the past 6 months, I have been having a compressed feeling on my upper back, pains around my shoulder blades and next to armpit. Help!

I had GERD. For the past 6 months, I have been having a compressed feeling on my upper back, pains around my shoulder blades and next to armpit. Help!

Esophagus: Your symptoms may be due to associated motility disorder or minispasms of the esophagus. A gastroenterologist would be best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you if symptoms don't resolve. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp tight pains on my left side upper back around shoulder blade more pain on the right side in the middle, pain also around armpit?

I'm having sharp tight pains on my left side upper back around shoulder blade more pain on the right side in the middle, pain also around armpit?

Myalgia vs. spasm: This sounds like muscle spasm if it is intermittent. This can be related to muscle overusepassive stretching , advil (ibuprofen) and topical biofreeze may help; however if not resovled within 1 week, get an examination and xrays. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have a pain going from my elbow up under my right armpit and round my shoulder?

Pinched nerve, neck: This area of your body is ennervated by cervical nerves C5, and C6, which control both the motor strength in your arm and the sensation. The nerve comes out of the space between your cervical vertebraes C5 and C6 and can get pinched by muscles which are in spasm. Make an appointment to see your primary care provider to determine if this is the cause of your arm and shoulder pain. ...Read more

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My skin at my shoulder area and armpit is becoming dark day by day. What is the remedy. Thanks?

My skin at my shoulder area and armpit is becoming dark day by day. What is the remedy. Thanks?

Insulin resistance?: Dark skin around the neck and in the armpits with skin tags and thickening could mean Insulin resistance that could lead to diabetes in the future. This is usually linked to weight problems, genetics and poor life style or diet. ...Read more

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I was doing shoulder press (machine) and i felt pain under my armpit, i stopped workout (20 days back). can u help about my condition?

Difficult to say: Arm pit pain can be rather difficult to diagnose. You wouldn't expect a muscular injury in that region from shoulder press, but the underlying shoulder joint and deep shoulder stabilizers could have been injured. If you still have symptoms 3 wks out, you better get checked out. ...Read more

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Sharp pain at front of shoulder, above armpit to tip of shoulder. Pops/cra when moved. Hurts to lift to side. Feels a little out of place ?

Sharp pain at front of shoulder, above armpit to tip of shoulder. Pops/cra when moved. Hurts to lift to side. Feels a little out of place
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Get reevaluated: There are a number of things that could be giving you these symptoms. Make sure you see your orthopedic surgeon to determine exactly what is going on - then you can determent the correct treatment. Continue with your physical therapy, this can be very helpful if you are patient. Good luck! ...Read more