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I have a small hard lump in a vein on the inside of my arm by my elbow. It radiates pain and stings when I touch or squeeze it. What is it?

I have a small hard lump in a vein on the inside of my arm by my elbow. It radiates pain and stings when I touch or squeeze it. What is it?

Phlebitis likely: Phlebitis is simply an inflamed vein. It could also be thrombophlebitis with is an inflamed vein with a clot in it. Both respond to compression, ice, heat, rest, elevation, and anti-inflammatory medicine. The concern is that there is no clot extension into a deeper vein. See a doctor who can check your veins with ultrasound and make sure you don't have a deep vein clot. ...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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If im stung by a mosquito, it gets so swollen. If bitten on finger, whole arm till elbow becomes severely swollen. Ami at greater risk of anaphylaxis?

If im stung by a mosquito, it gets so swollen. If bitten on finger, whole arm till elbow becomes severely swollen. Ami at greater risk of anaphylaxis?

Probably: Yes, you have a really exaggerated reaction to mosquitos, anaphylaxis isn't common, please keep an antihistaminic and and over the counter hydrocortisone 1 % handy, visit your doctor, who might refer you to an Allergist, and you might need an epinephrine pen also handy, goodluck ...Read more

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I am allergic to bees. Yesterday I was stung on the arm below the elbow area. Took 2 aspirins right away, washed the area and applied Benadryl itch c?

I am allergic to bees. Yesterday I was stung on the arm below the elbow area. Took 2 aspirins right away, washed the area and applied Benadryl itch c?

What reaction???: You do not state what reaction you had to the bee sting. A true allergic reaction would have caused hives, possible wheezing and trouble breathing and even collapse. Quite. An injection of epinephrine and oral Benadryl and urgent medical attention is appropriate in that case. Swelling and itching in the area of the sting is a normal local reaction, and Rx oral or top Benadryl + cold compress ...Read more

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I lifted 25lbs for about 7 seconds & hurt my shoulder. Inner shoulder/armpit area. Stings of pain when I rotate my arm (parellel my body upward back)?

I lifted 25lbs for about 7 seconds & hurt my shoulder. Inner shoulder/armpit area. Stings of pain when I rotate my arm (parellel my body upward back)?

Varies: There are a number of structures in that area that you may have injured including the biceps, pec, or a part of the rotator cuff. Hopefully will resolve with rest, if not better over 3-5 days consider being seen. ...Read more

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Today, my arm pit's stinging and there was a red rash in my armpit?

Today, my arm pit's stinging and there was a red rash in my armpit?

Armpit rash: Most underarm rashes are caused by some form of skin irritation from the use of a hygiene product. Try and remember the first time the rash started to develop. Did you recently switch to a new deodorant, body spray, shave-gel or laundry detergent? ...Read more

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I woke up with a black scab near my right armpit it seems to be chipping and it stings when I raise my arm?

I woke up with a black scab near my right armpit it seems to be chipping and it stings when I raise my arm?

Bite: You may have been bit by something. The skin and inflammation around area are causing this pulling and stinging. Keep it clean and it should resolve. ...Read more

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Had an abscess drained on 7/20/17 in my armpit. I need to shower. What can I use to wash my arm pit? Just soap or will that sting?

Had an abscess drained on 7/20/17 in my armpit. I need to shower. What can I use to wash my arm pit? Just soap or will that sting?

Mild soap is fine: Probably won't even sting. But if it does, just rinse well with warm water and it will do almost as much good. Apply a warm compress afterwards if there is any swelling or drainage continuing. ...Read more

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My uncle got stung by a bee yesterday kinda under his armpit but more under arm he had surgery for a brain tumor about 10 years ago Doctor needed?

My uncle got stung by a bee yesterday kinda under his armpit but more under arm he had surgery for a brain tumor about 10 years ago Doctor needed?

Watch for Infection: Check the skin of the area/site of the sting for the degree of redness and swelling daily. If it is going down, then you do not need to do anything as it will heal itself. If the welling is increasing or the area becomes more painful over the next 24-48 hours, then he needs to see a doctor for examination and treatment....? antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more

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What do you do when a wasp stings you on arm?

What do you do when a wasp stings you on arm?

Use EpiPEN, (epinephrine) go to ER: You may have no problem with this, but if you have an allergy or you think you do, my advice is to get to an er asap. They will give you Epinephrine so you don't go into anaphylactic shock, which can close your airway and kill you. After this episode is over, you might want to see your doctor and get an epipen, (epinephrine) which is a shot of Epinephrine you can give yourself quick if this happens again. ...Read more

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I have buzzing/stinging in arm after mosquito bite, what to do?

I have buzzing/stinging in arm after mosquito bite, what to do?

Mosquito bites: Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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I have buzzing/stinging in arm after mosquito bite, what is wrong?

I have buzzing/stinging in arm after mosquito bite, what is wrong?

Hmmm: Perhapse a bee came by and stung you in the same place.....Or your having an allergic reaction to the bite. Did it swell a lot? ...Read more

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I always feel ceasing in my arm from armpit to elbow what is this?

New translation: The word "ceasing" is either a misspelling or a mistranslation from Tagalog. Please check and ask the question again. ...Read more

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

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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I always feel ceasing in my arm from armpit to elbow. I checked a lot of dictionary the english of nangangalay is ceasing.

I always feel ceasing in my arm from armpit to elbow. I checked a lot of dictionary the english of nangangalay is ceasing.

Neuropathy?: It sounds like a nerve problem that needs to be studied with a nerve conduction test. Your doctor will examine your neck, shoulder elbow, wrist and hand to try and localize the situation. Possibly a nerve is pinched somewhere and an operation will fix the problem or a bone or joint issue is the focus. ...Read more

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My right arm just started hurting, it felt heavy and there was this sharp stinging pain in the upper part. I have history of <3 attack in my family?

My right arm just started hurting, it felt heavy and there was this sharp stinging pain in the upper part. I have history of <3 attack in my family?

AllHumansSuggestible: A reflection of intelligence, not stupidity. However, while atherosclerosis typically begins in childhood, it usually remains asymptomatic for decades because arteries enlarge, not narrow http://goo. Gl/aRhOU2, thus your symptoms not likely due to heart attack. To protect self&those you care about, optimize NMR lipoproteins, blood glucose HbA1c <5.0%, SBP <120 mmHg & study my answers on Healthtap. ...Read more

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I have a severe stinging in the upper left inside arm. There is not bite or mark but if I touch a certain spot it takes my breat it strted yesterday?

Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have sharp, stinging and burning in my arm neck shoulder and arm pit what would cause it?

I have sharp, stinging and burning in my arm neck shoulder and arm pit what would cause it?

Neuropathy: Neuropathic pain refers to pain from an irritated nerve as opposed to actual injury eg crush or burn. Uncontrolled diabetes & some vitamin deficiencies are associated w/neuropathic as is shingles. Also herniated disk compressing nerve can do this, too. Go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. Avoid narcotics & opioids for this type of pain. Consider Lidocaine patch or capsaici. ...Read more

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A month now I keep having sharp pains in my right arm but most recently I notice an unusual growth on my middle right finger & a stinging daily pain?

Need more informatio: The may or may not be a relationship to the nodule and the pain. You may need dermatology to define the nodule. However the pain may be neurologic or a non-neurologic cause. Your evaluation may help clarify this. ...Read more

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My arm is stinging when I move it near the insertion of my nexplanon I got it done yesterday. Is this normal, also it's bumpy and feels a little weird?

Probably OK: I wouldn't worry at this point about pain at the site of insertion. If it begins to swell, has blood or pus draining from it, the pain increases, you develop fever or you have trouble moving your arm, I'd certainly have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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I gym about 5 times a week and recently started feeling a stinging pain in my upper left arm when I move it in certain directions. However, when I lift my arm then the paid goes away. Also, it will hurt sometimes while I sleep as well.

I gym about 5 times a week and recently started feeling a stinging pain in my upper left arm when I move it in certain directions. However, when I lift my arm then the paid goes away. Also, it will hurt sometimes while I sleep as well.

Muscle Strain: It most likely is muscle starin related to your Gym Activities. I suggest you give your muscles some rest may be for a week or so and see if the pain goes away. You can also take some non steroidal anti inflammatory agents available over the counter if you are not allergic to them. And that might help as well. Rest and Anti Inflammatory is the way to go. If that does nit help. Then consult your doctor ...Read more

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I have dark pigmentation on my elbows, armpits, in pubic area, in between thighs and on thighs. It runs a trend with females in the family. Help?

I have dark pigmentation on my elbows, armpits, in pubic area, in between thighs and on thighs. It runs a trend with females in the family. Help?

Acanthosis nigricans: Is a possibility and can be associated with risk of other disorders. There are a variety of other causes. Suggest consult a doctor for examination. Either in person or via sharing images/video on a virtual consult ...Read more

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My chest along with my left arm sting?

My chest along with my left arm sting?

See a doctor: You are very young to have heart disease, but you should see the doctor to be evaluated for this. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can a sting in the chest cause arm pain?

Can a sting in the chest cause arm pain?

No: If you mean an insect sting or bite in the chest, the answer is no. In any case, if the pain is severe or not improving, I suggest seeing your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Can an insect sting on the arm cause a line of small spots to appear there?

Can an insect sting on the arm cause a line of small spots to appear there?

Yes: There are many types of insect bites. If you are having issues with biting insects, you should see your family practice physician. ...Read more

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Spider bite on shoulder and their is a stinging numbness from the shoulder all the way down arm?

Spider bite on shoulder and their is a stinging numbness from the shoulder all the way down arm?

Spider???: Unless you saw it and felt it bite, then took it to an expert, assume it was not a spider! Spider bites are rare. Unless you live where venomous spiders live, you will not encounter one. It does not indicate where in the world you are. In USA it is the Southwest from Arkansas to Arizona. Whether a spider or something else, you should see a DR. ...Read more