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What causes pain under left armpit and upper ribs just below. The pain comes and goes. Also radiates to my hand. I don't think its cardiac as I've had many tests on my heart.

What causes pain under left armpit and upper ribs just below. The pain comes and goes. Also radiates to my hand. I don't think its cardiac as I've had many tests on my heart.

Pain in chest & arm: The most common cause of acute pain in the nontraumatized shoulder is calcific tendonitis or bursitis readily identified by plain film radiography rogers et al 1988. This pain may radiate to the hand. Pin point chest pain is indicative of chosto chondritis. Both condtions can exist and confuse treatment and diagnosis.

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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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What could cause pain under left armpit?

What could cause pain under left armpit?

See below: This pain could be related to a swollen lymph node, hair follicle, or possibly musculoskeletal in origin. See your physician to more info.

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What would cause bad pain under left armpit area?

What would cause bad pain under left armpit area?

Depends what the: Cause is. For example any issues involving spraining or pulled muscles involving the pectoral or teres muscles, or brachial nerve can potentially cause pain under the armpit. If you have swelling, then it and needs to be examined carefully by a PCP to rule out any potential lymphadenopathy, cyst, tumor, or fungal infection. Great overview: http://www. Med-health. Net/Armpit-Pain. Html

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Two left armpit pain episodes four days apart and lasting 3 to 4 minutes. One similar pain episode 2 months ago.

Get checked asap: There are many reasons you can have pain in the left armpit. There are any unknown factors as well-your age, medical conditions, family history etc. One cause can be heart pain. Therefore, with no other information available about you I would advised your get checked immediately. If you have risk factors for coronary disease, hypertension, cholesterol, overweight you should go to an emergency room

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I've been having chest/left armpit pain in both of my left sides, what could be causing this?

I've been having chest/left armpit pain in both of my left sides, what could be causing this?

See your doctor!: Your symptoms could be due to many different things, including musculoskeletal pain (as in pulled muscles of chest and shoulder), infected cyst in your armpit, breast problem (as in cancer spreading to axillary lymph node) and cardiac problem (as in heart attack).

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Can acid reflux cause right armpit pain?

Not that I know of-: -it is frequently referred to the back, but not armpit. If it does it again take a liquid antacid, if it goes away or helps a lot you have your answer.

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Pain in right armpit. Only happens for a a couple seconds then goes away. Can anxiety cause pain on armpit? What causes armpit pain?

Pain in right armpit. Only happens for a a couple seconds then goes away. Can anxiety cause pain on armpit? What causes armpit pain?

Musculosketal: This is likely a muscle or ligament in that area. More rarely could be a skin or nerve problem. More than likely, this is benign and will resolve on its own. Be sure to discuss this further with your doctor.

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Does flu shot cause armpit pain?

Does flu shot cause armpit pain?

No it does not: Even though it can cause pain at the site of injection in some people but it does not cause pain in the armpit.

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Will the flu jab cause armpit pain?

Will the flu jab cause armpit pain?

No it does not: Even though it can cause pain at the site of injection in some people but it does not cause pain in the armpit.

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Can a pinched nerve in your neck cause armpit pain that goes into your chest?

Can a pinched nerve in your neck cause armpit pain that goes into your chest?

Unlikely: The cervical (neck) spinal nerves are associated with pain that radiates into the arms. Upper thoracic (chest area) spinal nerves could be associated with pain radiating around the axilla (armpit) into the chest.

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I have left armpit pain and pain under my right shoulder blade on my back. What could this be and are the 2 related?

I have left armpit pain and pain under my right shoulder blade on my back. What could this be and are the 2 related?

Pain: No way to tell without examining you and perhaps getting some imaging studies. Make a list of all your symptoms and the sequence in which they occurred and go and see a doctor. You might try highlands regional medical center.

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Armpit pain. 1st it was just the left & now it has started in the right. No lumps & it feels bruised to the touch? Comes & goes randomly.

See a doctor: You need to be examined and provide a full detailed history to begin to work this out. Cannot be done long-distance.

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Left armpit pain chest pain back pain headaches?

Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful history and physical exam. It's necessary to determine the cause of the pain, check your heart, blood pressure; perhaps take an ekg and chest x-rays.

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Does cervical disc herniation cause chest, arm and armpit pain?

Does cervical disc herniation cause chest, arm and armpit pain?

Pain Cervical Disc: Short answer is yes. Pain to all three regions can occur with a cervical disc herniation. Fortunately many people will see improvement of discomfort in 6-8 weeks. Otherwise therapy, steroid injections, or surgery may be required for continued pain.

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Constant pain in left shoulder above fold of armpit. Pain increases when arm is raised up, and is the most pain is when I move my arm behind my body.

Constant pain in left shoulder above fold of armpit. Pain increases when arm is raised up, and is the most pain is when I move my arm behind my body.

Pain & shoulder pain: Shoulder pain can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain. .. It sounds like you might have some ligament or tendon tear. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation.

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Causes of armpit pain? Randomly my right armpit started hurting, only with movement, If I raise my arm for example, feels sore but I didn't do anything

Multiple, including:: A Shoulder; A Neck or Upper T. Spine, skin or deeper tissues causes: from any nerve, bone, lung, lining of chest cavity. Some skin causes would include an Infection of sweat glands, or around the hair there. If its occurring randomly, take some Aleve or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for a week or so. If it persists or is getting worse, see your PCP. Good Luck.

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I've had left side abdomen pain for 2-3 months with pain in the left side lumbar of my back & now right armpit pain, no lumps or bumps?

I've had left side abdomen pain for 2-3 months with pain in the left side lumbar of my back & now right armpit pain, no lumps or bumps?

R/O KIDNEY STONE: L Abdominal&Flank pain with those symptoms is Concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris, it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice.

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Can indigestion cause right sided breast and armpit pain?

It may: The same pain fiber dermatomes on the right side follow the stomach as well. That's why people with bad indigestion can stimulate a heart attack, and thus, need to stay in the hospital for a workup to rule out the cardiac cause first.