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Trigger Point Under Armpit
Likely normal anatom: exam would confirm but sounds like you may have discovered one of two structures of the normal chest wall, depending on where you are exactly talking about. the xiphoid process can often be felt in normal persons and can be tender. also if the area of concern is high up on the strernum there is a structure call the sternal angle that can be felt in normal chest. good pic found on internet. ...Read more
Well...: If they are tender and have not been there for long AND there is nothing going on in the breast, I would venture to say they are inflammatory rather than cancer. That said, I'm a breast oncologist and have seen all sort of things so I would urge you to visit your doc as soon as you can for a good evaluation. If it gets worse or if the breast gets red and inflamed, your MD visit should be urgent. ...Read more
Yes likely: if on same side could be lymph node draining/fighting the infection in the ear. see a dr. for possible antibiotics. ...Read more
Pain in chest near armpit. Slightly swollen. Told prob costochondritis. Starting to have pain/tingling inside of arm down to pointer finger. Thoughts?
Radiculopathy: 20 yo female w. "chest-armpit" pain & associated radial nerve radiculopathy describes a process occurring in region of brachial neural plexus. This could be a musculoskeletal disorder like Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or an evolving inflammatory process. The latter would best be evaluated sooner than later. See a primary care physician; urgently if there is feverishness or arm/hand weakness. ...Read more
Pain around left breast, armpit, shoulder and blade. Can't pinpoint but feels sore where breast and armpit join. Dr sd heart sound fine ?
Musc-skeletal: Given the pain's path/location, your age and gender, plus "ok" from your dr., it is most likely soft tissue / muscular in origin. Particularly if large breasts, may have had a jarring type motion to start discomfort. Should improve with support, ice, nsaid. If not after 7-10 days, recheck with your dr. ...Read more
I have a painful lump under skin on bicep/ elbow. Hard lump not visible to the eye. Sends pain down arm?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities; from an enlarged lymph node, to a growth of a tumor or an infectious process among other possibilities. If it is red, painful, enlarging you should probably be seen immediately. If it is not, you could potentially moniter it and if it does not resolve over 4 weeks be seen. It is hard to say more without a direct examination. ...Read more
Pain under right ribs that has moved to under breast bone and through to center of back under shoulder blades. Pain increases when abdomen pressed?
YES: YES- consult your orthopedic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hidradenitis suppurativa under my arm causing awful breast and shoulder blade pain. Is that typical? I can barely sleep anymore.
Right shoulder blade tender/pain, radiates down arm, arm is swollen, wrist is tender and painful below thumb almost like a sprain. Please advise?
I would get: Examined by your regular doctor or orthopedic doctor. That's my advise. ...Read more
I lift lots at work. Deep ache beneath sh blade and muscle by armpit. Massage of armpit area cause numbness down arm and in blade. Ideas?
Spine nerve irritate: You can be having muscle spasms due to spinal nerve root irritation. If you have superficial muscle spasms, you can be helped usually by massage or hot packs. Massage that is helpful is usually enjoyable. If the massage causes you pain and is unpleasant, the massage is teasing the deep muscle spasms to go more into spasm instead of releasing it. In that situation, you usually have tight muscle. ...Read more
Hard lymphnodes in groin. Lump under side of jaw+under collarbone. Nightsweats, itchy+tired. For over 1month. No viruses. Does this point to anything?
Reason for lump under armpit frequently?Its not a lump in actual.I feel the node inside armpit has swollen and this do occur frequently
Swollen gland under chin on right side, lymph node that sticks out, pain in neck and shoulders, Reynauds, anxiety, slightly elevated lupus scan. ?
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