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Stinging Armpit To Elbow
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
Shoulder pain, arm pain and numbness elbow pain, dull and sometimes stings diagnised with over use injury more than 2 months ago still have pain?
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
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
I got stung 2 days ago twice by a wasp now there is bruising is this normal where it stung my arm it's brused but where it got my elbow it still hurts?
Yes: Yes this can happen. Also you should watch for infection. If continues see your doc. ...Read more
I got stung on my forearm 24 hrs ago and my arm is swollen to my elbow and there is tingling in my hand and arm should I see a doctor?
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 woke up with a black scab near my right armpit it seems to be chipping and it stings when I raise my arm?
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
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
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
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
New translation: The word "ceasing" is either a misspelling or a mistranslation from Tagalog. Please check and ask the question again. ...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
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
My son has a rash on both elbows. Intense itching mostly at night. Has had the rash for 2 weeks at least. Today he said it has now spread to armpits?
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
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
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
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
Dark flat dry itchy patch on face I have had these types of patches before between my elbows and armpits but never on my face what could it be?
Eczema: Time to get to a dermatologist for assessment and treatment espcially since it's on your face. ...Read more
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
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
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
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