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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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How to treat edema in armpit due to tight fitting bra?

How to treat edema in armpit due to tight fitting bra?

Get a Different bra: Asap! this means that you are wearing the incorrect bra size or a design that isn't right for you. Up to 85% of american women are wearing an incorrect cup or band size (or both). Encourage you to go to a specialty bra stop for a fitting & consultation. Having the correct support will add to your comfort & your breast health. Stop harming yourself. Take care. ...Read more

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I have tightness in my upper left side of back and goes by armpit to far left chest right by my shoulder. Seems worse in morning and night. im 23?

I have tightness in my upper left side of back and goes by armpit to far left chest right by my shoulder. Seems worse in morning and night. im 23?

Atypical Chest Pain: This may be induced by physical exertional activity; a result of over utilization of the muscles of the scapular region; and rarely, due to cardiac etiology in your age group. I recommend seeing your PCP, obtaining a complete examination, obtaining an EKG, and based upon the physical exam, any imaging studies of the chest and left shoulder to assist your PCP in making the Diagnosis. ...Read more

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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'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?

Myalgia vs. spasm: This sounds like muscle spasm if it is intermittent. This can be related to muscle overusepassive stretching , advil (ibuprofen) and topical biofreeze may help; however if not resovled within 1 week, get an examination and xrays. ...Read more

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I feel tightness under my left armpit and tingling on my hand and when i put my head down it increase the pain?

I feel tightness under my left armpit and tingling on my hand and when i put my head down it increase the pain?

Brachial plexus nerv: The nerves coming out of your neck come together in your armpit in the brachial plexus and then separate again. When you manipulate that area you may cause pain distal to the area that you were manipulating. Look up the anatomy of the brachial plexus on Google. ...Read more

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Pains shooting in hand, moved to bicep. Forearm felt tight and tingly. Pain has now moved to armpit. Bicep feels like it's been punched. Very painful?

Have it evaluated.: Then see a doctor and have the problem evaluated. You will not find the answer and the solution on the internet. ...Read more

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I get a tight pain feeling under an in my left breast, my armpit and into my shoulder blade, then it turns in2 proper pain if i hold my breath it eases?

See below: 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. Shoulder blase pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. Ribcage pain can be from rib joints. Its important to establish a diagnosis. See ortho. ...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