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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
Could my rotating cuff be ripped? About a month ago I was out playing on the monkey bars and did a flip and yanked my arm really bad, then days later my shoulder began to throb with pain. When im in class and the air is on its starts throb also. When I pu
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
Hi I had a shoulder op 4 weeks ago for impingement it was soar afterbut got better a few days later now 4 weeks on the pain is back in the armpit help?
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
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
Get it evaluated: There is no way to tell you much without an exam. See your doctor. ...Read more
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
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.?
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
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
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
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
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
I have a pain by armpit towards shoulder above breast. I don't remember straining it. Could it be muscular?
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?
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
I have left armpit pain and pain under my right shoulder blade on my back. What could this be and are the 2 related?
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