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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

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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'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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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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Shoulder pains around 2-3 inches above my armpit. Pain doesn't fade with NSAIDs. Difficulty rotate/lift arm without pain. Popping sound. What is this?

Shoulder pains around 2-3 inches above my armpit. Pain doesn't 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 dull achy pain in my armpit / shoulder. It comes and goes. What could be causing this?

I have a dull achy pain in my armpit / shoulder. It comes and goes. What could be causing this?

Muscular: Assuming you are an otherwise health 19 yr old woman, this is most likely muscle strain, but your question does not give enough detail. Does this occur randomly, or after activity? Which arm? Do you have any cardiac risk factors - high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, or cardiac history? ...Read more

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I have pain (not severe) under my right armpit that tends to radiate in the past few days to my shoulder?

I have pain (not severe) under my right armpit that tends to radiate in the past few days to my shoulder?

Hard to say..: It could be caused by infection or inflammation, of muscular origin, trauma, or possibly something worse. If you are in your 40's or above (or younger with strong family history of heart disease), I would see your doctor soon to investigate this. I'm sure everything will be fine, but just make sure that is the case. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Pain in right shoulder and armpit and arm, what could this be?

Pain in right shoulder and armpit and arm, what could this be?

See orthopedist: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...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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Diagnosed with frozen shoulder and having underarm pain, can frozen shoulder cause this?

Yes: Pain is often in all directions of movement and there is restriction of movement of shoulder to a variable degree. I am assuming that you have seen an orthopedic surgeon. ...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?

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

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Dull pain in my shoulder and by my armpit and in my back at the end of my scapula?

Dull pain in my shoulder and by my armpit and in my back at the end of my scapula?

Shoulder strain: It sounds like you have a shoulder strain. Try some motrin for a few days. Warm compresses or warm soaks in the tub and gentle stretching. If it does not clear up see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've got pain on my shoulder under my armpit to my right nipple. It's a weird pain?

I've got pain on my shoulder under my armpit to my right nipple. It's a weird pain?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm having pain under armpit, chest and back under shoulder blade on the right side?

Could be many things: Without a more complete understanding of the medical issues, this pain by itself is nonspecific and could be due to many things. It may be benign and self limited or may point to a serious issue. ...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'm having pain on my left side under my armpit and my left shoulder blade. What could this be?

I'm having pain on my left side under my armpit and my left shoulder blade. What could this be?

Under armpit pain: Under armpit and shoulder pain can be due to many things: do you feel a mass? Have you had a fever? How old are you? Are you a smoker? Any history of cancer in your family? Any history of TB? Consult with us. ...Read more

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Pain in shoulder and neck and underarm following fall down the stairs 2 weeks ago. Getting worse?

Pain in shoulder and neck and underarm following fall down the stairs 2 weeks ago. Getting worse?

You probably should: Get checked out. Go to your doctor's office and get an exam. He may also get some x-rays. While it may be only a mild injury, it is never a good sign if the pain is worse after two weeks. ...Read more

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Once a day I get what feels like a pinch in my right beast. I am also having pain in my right shoulder neck and armpit all on the right side.?

Once a day I get what feels like a pinch in my right beast. I am also having pain in my right shoulder neck and armpit all on the right side.?

Jjust a guess: But I think these symptoms may be coming from a PINCHED NERVE in your neck (at the exit of the CERVICAL 6 and th vertebrae)
Check it out FIRST with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) who may wish to refer you to a spine
specialist.!!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Being getting cheat and under left armpit, neck back, and between shoulder blade all day at wrk today is this normal. Plz any good suggestions?

Being getting cheat and under left armpit, neck back, and between shoulder blade all day at wrk today is this normal. Plz any good suggestions?

Muscle or nerve: This is a rather diffuse discomfort that could be due to muscular inflammation or a nerve entrapment in the midspine causing radiation of discomfort around the rib cage into the front of the chest wall. Disc problem may be the culprit. If you can take them, NSAIDS like ibuprofen May help. If symptoms persist, see an orthopedic specialist or neurologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My mom having a very small bump near an underarm, but not that near, its a bit bellow shoulder. Not painful. Not visible, only felt whn touched.

Lumps and bumps!: More info is needed. How long has she had it? Is it hard or soft. If it is not painful it is probably something minor. But she should have it checked to be sure. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident about 2 months ago. Since then I've been having dull pain in the top of my shoulder and down into my armpit. What could this be?

I was in a car accident about 2 months ago. Since then I've been having dull pain in the top of my shoulder and down into my armpit. What could this be?

Strained muscle?: I could be a strained muscle (pectoralis major). It could also be unrelated to the accident. Only a doctor examining you can determine what the problem is. ...Read more

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For the last few days I've had a pain in my right shoulder blade (pretty much in the middle) and my right armpit feels a little strange. Advice please?

Likely muscular pain: Inflammation and irritation of the rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder can cause discomfort in this described region. Pain can occur from a minor injury or muscle overuse. Short-term treatment (<1 week) with an over-the-counter pain medicine like acetaminophen or ibuprofen can help provide relief. Seek medical attention if pain persists beyond 1-2 weeks to rule-out other causes. ...Read more

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What is underarm ache, breast and shoulder pain symptoms of?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a pain by armpit towards shoulder above breast. I don't remember straining it. Could it be muscular?

Could be: You may watch and wait. In the meantime you may take an over the counter pain medication like Tylenol. Counter-intutive as it sounds exercising may help with muscular pain. Start easy and gradually increase the intensity of exercise so that you sweat profusely. Raising core body temperature through exercise is good for health, including muscular aches and pains.
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Why do I cough and then feel a sharp pain in my armpit across my back to under my shoulder blade?

Why do I cough and then feel a sharp pain in my armpit across my back to under my shoulder blade?

Could be diaphragm: When you cough, it increases your intrathoracic and intra-abdominal pressure. If you do not have enough fluid between your lung tissue and your diaphragm, coughing and even deep breathing can cause pain. Your medical doctor can hear if this is happening using a stethescope. Another reason for your pain could be a pinched nerve in your thoracic spine. Sometimes an MRI is necessary to diagnose this. ...Read more

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I have left armpit pain and pain under my right shoulder blade on my back. What could this be and are the 2 related?

Pain: No way to tell without examining you and perhaps getting some imaging studies. Make a list of all your symptoms and the sequence in which they occurred and go and see a doctor. You might try highlands regional medical center. ...Read more