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Sore spot under arm. Tender to touch. No visible swelling/redness/bruising. Sometimes a shooting pain. Believes it may be getting bigger.

Sore spot under arm. Tender to touch. No visible swelling/redness/bruising. Sometimes a shooting pain. Believes it may be getting bigger.

Sore spot under arm: Can be from a variety of things. Please see your doc for diagnosis. POSSIBILITIES include boil, sebaceous cyst, shingles, etc. Peace and good health.

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Random sore spot on upper arm by shoulder. No discoloration or warmth but If touched, hurts. Looks normal, Little swollen. Very randomly appeared. Ideas?

Random sore spot on upper arm by shoulder. No discoloration or warmth but If touched, hurts. Looks normal, Little swollen. Very randomly appeared. Ideas?

Soreness: If there is no recent injury like a sprain to explain your symptoms, it's possible that the problem is tendonitis especially if shoulder motions produce pain. I recommend a trial of cold alternating with warm applications and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve (with food). If symptoms persist or worsen see your physician or an orthopedic specialist.

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Brown spot on upper arm that is sore. It also makes other parts of my upper arm sore. It happens on and off. Like ever 2 weeks?

Brown spot on upper arm that is sore. It also makes other parts of my upper arm sore. It happens on and off. Like ever 2 weeks?

Hard to say: Without looking at it. Might be a good idea to have it checked out, diagnosed and treated. Your may need referral to a dermatologist.

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My forearm has a sore spot that has been there for 3 days. I slept on my arm and that caused it. I am getting some intermittent shooting pains also?

? bone bruise?: You may have a small bruise under the lining around the bone (periosteum), which can ache for several days. Advil (ibuprofen) and/or cold compresses should help with discomfort. If persists beyond 7-10 days, should get it checked by your dr / urgent care / orthopedist, but will likely resolve in few days.

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Really sore spot on my tricep making my arm sore?

Really sore spot on my tricep making my arm sore?

Strain vs bruise: Pain and soreness about your triceps is most likely do to an injury or overuse problem. You can sustain a bruise with direct blunt trauma, a partial tear or strain with resisted force injury (too heavy a weight or too many repetitions past point of fatigue). A thorough orthopaedic evaluation is warranted if your symptoms are not steadily resolving over the course of a week.

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What could explain the random red spot on my arm and my arm is sore?

What could explain the random red spot on my arm and my arm is sore?

Skin infection: This can be a skin infection due to a minor injury or due to an infected bug/ spider bite. Would recommend you see a doctor for evaluation.

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Red spot under just bottom arm pit, popped it and it's now came out in a bruise and is sore?

Red spot under just bottom arm pit, popped it and it's now came out in a bruise and is sore?

Lesion: It may have been an area of folliculitis or an early abscess. The bruise may be from you popping it. Keep it well irrigated and if not better see your doctor for incision, drainage and antibiotics. All the best.

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Is the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot less effective when given in the arm rather than the buttocks? Does no soreness after mean it wasn't given in the right spot?

Is the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot less effective when given in the arm rather than the buttocks? Does no soreness after mean it wasn't given in the right spot?

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is made to be given in the larger muscle in the buttocks but there is a formulation that can be given sub-Q. Soreness is not necessary for it to work but is usually a side effect of giving the medicine IM. Hope this helps.

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Hit my elbow, next day noticed sore forearm & a knot. Then 1 spot on wrist became tender. All right arm. Pain lessened now. Neuropathy?

Hit my elbow, next day noticed sore forearm & a knot. Then 1 spot on wrist became tender. All right arm. Pain lessened now. Neuropathy?

Not neuropathy: neuropathy would cause numbness and weakness if you bruises a nerve. You probably bruise where you hit your arm. If you did not elevate your arm the swelling went down hill to your wrist.

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Cold tingling feeling between shoulder blades and full ache. Also sore shoulders and arms. Mild scoliosis. Tender spot by or on spine. What causes?

Cold tingling feeling between shoulder blades and full ache. Also sore shoulders and arms. Mild scoliosis. Tender spot by or on spine. What causes?

Nerve compression: Scoliosis can cause some nerve compression in your spine that may be causing your symptoms. Consider seeing a chiropractor or a physical therapist to help you get your symptoms alleviated. They may also help you figure out some exercises that you ca do at home to prevent future problems. Acupuncture or yoga may also be helpful.

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My left arm has been sore and since yesterday. Today I noticed that there was HUGE swollen spot of lymph nodes on the thumb side just below the elbow.

Lymph Nodes: That is not a typical place to find swollen lymph nodes and that isolated finding is not an obvious description of any common medical condition or infection. Without further information I cannot help with diagnosis but if it is huge swollen and worsening I would have a doctor look at it today.

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Had flu shot 3 days ago. Spot on arm still painful, swollen, red and hot. Still feeling unwell; fever, bodyaches, weakness and sore throat. Normal?

Had flu shot 3 days ago. Spot on arm still painful, swollen, red and hot. Still feeling unwell; fever, bodyaches, weakness and sore throat. Normal?

Not normal, not rare: These side effects, while not exactly "normal, " are also not uncommon. Hopefully they will disappear soon but the flu shot can rarely cause serious long-standing side effects. What is unfortunate is that a large body of research shows that flu shots are not particularly effective! See http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2010/11/01/flu-vaccine-and-its-side-effects. Aspx

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Left side neck pain, left neck muscles extremely tight, pain/twitching/weakness/shakiness in left arm. A very sore spot around c5/c6. 34 female. Tips?

Left side neck pain, left neck muscles extremely tight, pain/twitching/weakness/shakiness in left arm. A very sore spot around c5/c6. 34 female. Tips?

You may have a: pinched nerve in the neck. The weakness is concerning and requires a work up. See a Neurologist or start with your family doc. The twitching goes along with weakness when the nerves to a muscle are compromised (fasciculations).This requires prompt attention and could be from a herniated disc in the neck or another process that has compromised the nerves. Good luck

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I have a tender spot on my arm pit and my breasts are tender. Any ideas?

I have a tender spot on my arm pit and my breasts are tender. Any ideas?

Tender spot: The tender spot on your arm pit may be an inflammed lymph node, if you have mastitis (inflammation of ther breast) or any breast mass, this can cause the lymph node to become inflammed or indurated, I suggest that you see your doctor for further evaluation.

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My baby has knots and sores in her head and knots under her arm pits and sore like spots on her face. What cause this?

My baby has knots and sores in her head and knots under her arm pits and sore like spots on her face. What cause this?

Need to see a doctor: It could be a skin infection and the knots could be enlarged lymph nodes reacting to the infection. It could be also some sort of dermatitis. You will need to take the baby to your pediatrician for proper evaluation.

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I been having knots under my arm for 4 years that wnt go away an now I got this tender spot wth a red soft like bump but it looks n feel like meat?

I been having knots under my arm for 4 years that wnt go away an now I got this tender spot wth a red soft like bump but it looks n feel like meat?

Infected cyst: The skin under the arm pit is prone to many infectious processes if not kept clean and shaven. Hidradenitis of infected hair follicles and infected sebaceous cytst are very common. If not resolving they should be treated with antibiotics, warm soaks and excision if necessary.