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What Causes Pain Under Left Armpit
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. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Pain in right armpit. Only happens for a a couple seconds then goes away. Can anxiety cause pain on armpit? What causes armpit pain?
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. ...Read more
I have left armpit pain and pain under my right shoulder blade on my back. What could this be and are the 2 related?
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. ...Read more
Please see your doctor.
This could be because of many reasons. ...Read more
Severe Rt uppr back/shoulder blade, chest, armpit pain. Woke me up. Sharp/tearing pain. Resolved w Morphine, MI/PE ruled out in ER, unsure of cause?
Musculoskeletal: After ruling out heart disease and pulmonary embolism, musculoskeletal conditions need to be considered ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Not typically: Pain itself is not a common sign of breast cancer. Pain can indicate muscle discomfort or lymph node swelling. A breast lump can be a later sign of breast cancer. Really need a physical examination with your doctor to know what may be causing your discomfort. ...Read more
Does a hiatal hernia cause armpit pain and chest pain? I have had stress test and a lot of heart work and eveything came back good
Can cause chest pain: Hiatal hernis is a protrusion of the stomach into the chest. The stomach goes behind the heart. You can get gas trapping and pressure sensation in the chest but not usually the armpit. If a cardiac work up was negative would get GI workup. ...Read more
What could cause deep armpit pain near breast w a small lump and sharp breast pain? Mood swings, mens cycle off, other symp. Who should I see?
A breast surgeon: That doc can do whatever needs to be done for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I took yazz birthcontro pills 2 months ago for 1 month for acne. My left breast increased in size. Now I feel ball like in armpit & pain. R both related?
See a doctor.: If you feel a mass in your armpit you need to see a doctor, sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Hello, I have been having throbbing pulsing pain in upper left forearm off and on, as well as left armpit pain and pain under left breast. Digestive?
Possibly cardiac: Please get an immediate UC or ER evaluation to rule out heart disease. I advise immediate exam and testing. ...Read more
My nose went numb last night. I've had some left armpit pain and left jaw pain with nausea over the last week. Hbp, ra, asthma?
Seek medical help!: With this set of symptoms, immediate medical consultation is advisable. ...Read more
See your dr: Armpit pain can have a variety of causes, and it is difficult to tell without a full history or an exam. It could be an infection of a hair gland (folliculitis) or sweat gland (hydradenitis) that requires antibiotics, a swollen lymph node from another infection, a muscular injury that might respond to stretching, heat packs, and over the counter pain medicine, or something completely different. ...Read more
Nonspecific sign: The armpit (axilla) has a lot going on in a small space...All the muscles, blood vessels, and nerves that connect the arm to the torso traverse this space, there are a lot of lymph nodes, plus there are many specialized skin glands. Axillary pain can be related to any of these structures. If there are no obvious "lumps" or areas of swelling, it is usually of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more
Armpit pain: Not uncommon, especially if hairy area. Results from irritation of hair follicles or blockage, usually from dampness or sweating. Have it looked at. ...Read more
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