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Shoulder Chest Armpit Pain
Severe Rt uppr back/shoulder blade, chest, armpit pain. Woke me up. Sharp/tearing pain. Resolved w Morphine, MI/PE ruled out in ER, unsure of cause?
Musculoskeletal: After ruling out heart disease and pulmonary embolism, musculoskeletal conditions need to be considered ...Read more
Unlikely: The cervical (neck) spinal nerves are associated with pain that radiates into the arms. Upper thoracic (chest area) spinal nerves could be associated with pain radiating around the axilla (armpit) into the chest. ...Read more
Can the physical pain of anxiety be constant? My chest and armpit pain are constant, as is the need to yawn and take a deep breath.
Having pain in chest, back, both armpits and pain radiates down armpits towards elbows. Pain more severe when resting and armpit pain comes in pairs?
May be serious: How long have you had these symptoms and how severe are they? If of recent onset and pain is 10 out 10, it is safest to go to the er or even to call 911. If you have had these symptoms slowly progressing over a few months, then see your doctor. Possible causes are broad depending on the rest of your symptoms and exam (aortic dissection, spinal stenosis, cardiac, lung, esophageal). ...Read more
Pt said I have a trapped nerve. Where is the entrapment likely to be. I feel discomfort under my right armpit & pain in pecs when chin moved to chest?
Does a hiatal hernia cause armpit pain and chest pain? I have had stress test and a lot of heart work and eveything came back good
Can cause chest pain: Hiatal hernis is a protrusion of the stomach into the chest. The stomach goes behind the heart. You can get gas trapping and pressure sensation in the chest but not usually the armpit. If a cardiac work up was negative would get GI workup. ...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?
Constant pain in left shoulder above fold of armpit. Pain increases when arm is raised up, and is the most pain is when I move my arm behind my body.
Pain & shoulder pain:
Shoulder pain can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain. .. It sounds like you might have some ligament or tendon tear.
If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...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
Dull armpit pain for 2mnths dr checkd no lumps. Hv degeneration in top and lwr back+sore shoulder blade. Could it b related? Not hot or gettn worse im 41
Maybe: Shoulder problems, including wearing out the joints in your shoulder and back maybe the cause. Worth asking a health care professional. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm a 31 year old female. Very sore lower back, groin area on both sides, neck and shoulder armpit pain. I have a strenuous job and work a lot.?
Not enough info.: Not sure what the question is. Consider re-asking with clarification. Thanks. ...Read more
I m 26 have fiberadenoma in right breast. Once in 3, 4 mnths feel right armpit pain which goes after a day or two. Is it worth worrying?
Cyclical: The cyclical pain that goes away is a good sign really. Is the area affected up toward the armpit? If so, then that could be indicator that the breast tissue is getting tender from the hormonal input to it and then resides as the hormones change. If you feel any unusual lumps in the breast or armpit, have it checked by your MD. And, of course, if you have breast cancer in the family, have it check ...Read more
I am 19-year-old female and for the last few months I have been having breast pain and also under my armpit. Pain has gotten worse over time.?
Please see your: Doctor. They should be able to examine you and properly diagnose and treat you if necessary. They may need some lab work also. ...Read more
I had an abortion a year and a half ago and now two weeks per month I still have severe breast and armpit pain. How can I get rid of it? Thank you.
Not related: The pain you describe would not be related to the procedure 18 months ago. What you describe may be breast pain due to fibrocystic breast disease (FCBD). That pain should improve with vitamin E. Vitamin E when taken for breast pain due to FCBD usually responds to doses of 800 to 1000 IU (international units) taken each day. Good luck. ...Read more
I've been feeling sick (in upper tummy) all the time for a couple weeks as well as pain around my ribs/lungs and armpit pain, I'm worried it's serious?
Not typically: Pain itself is not a common sign of breast cancer. Pain can indicate muscle discomfort or lymph node swelling. A breast lump can be a later sign of breast cancer. Really need a physical examination with your doctor to know what may be causing your discomfort. ...Read more
What could cause deep armpit pain near breast w a small lump and sharp breast pain? Mood swings, mens cycle off, other symp. Who should I see?
A breast surgeon: That doc can do whatever needs to be done for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I took yazz birthcontro pills 2 months ago for 1 month for acne. My left breast increased in size. Now I feel ball like in armpit & pain. R both related?
See a doctor.: If you feel a mass in your armpit you need to see a doctor, sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Mystery infection 3 months ago that made my lymph nodes swell severely, with lots of breast and armpit pain. Antibiotics resolved swelling, not pain.
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
45 yrs. Right breast and armpit pain and tnderness. Extremely dense breasts. Mri shows 6cm non mass enhancement regional asymmetric. Birad 4. Cancer?
I have a breast pain and armpit pain before my periods. I'm scared to go to the doc because what if the doctor says it should be operated due to lumps?
No to worry: It's much better to be safe and know what's going on with your body, than to ignore something. At your age, the likelihood that it is benign is very high. But not knowing could mean you are ignoring something very important. Build up the courage and make the appointment, you can do it! ...Read more
Can breast cancer hurt? Severe pain in outer quad and armpit. Pain getting worse over 3 years. Newest US shows large solid mass in exact spot.
Breast cancer pain: In general most breast cancers don't hurt initially but there can be pain as the tumor grows. Get this checked out, you need a biopsy of this mass asap. Once you have good information you can make an informed decision on how to proceed. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more
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