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Why is there a pain in my armpit?

Why is there a pain in my armpit?

Abscess: There could be abscess or inflammed or infected oil glands such as hidraadenitis suppuritiva. This requires examination, and treatment with antibiotics and possible incision amd drainage. ...Read more

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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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Why I have pain under my armpit before 1o days my menstrual cycle and after the cycle the pain go ?

Breast tissue: It is very common to have breast tissue that extends out to the armpit. As the breasts may enlarge and get tender before the period, this tissue may respond too. You should have an exam to confirm this and make sure it is not an abnormal mass if it is a new symptom. ...Read more

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Should I worry about the pain in my armpit?

Should I worry about the pain in my armpit?

Lower back: Pain from the hip is often felt in the front of the hip whereas back pain is felt just where you describe. ...Read more

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I have had pain in my armpit fir about a week now. It has gradually moved to the lower end of the armpit and just outside to the side.

I have had pain in my armpit fir about a week now. It has gradually moved to the lower end of the armpit and just outside to the side.

Axillary Pain: Possible causes of armpit (axillary) pain include swollen lymph nodes, cysts, shingles, muscular pain (pectorallis) & allergic reactions. If this isn't resolving then it would be prudent to have it medically assessed. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a dull achy pain in my armpit / shoulder. It comes and goes. What could be causing this?

Muscular: Assuming you are an otherwise health 19 yr old woman, this is most likely muscle strain, but your question does not give enough detail. Does this occur randomly, or after activity ? Which arm ? Do you have any cardiac risk factors - high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, or cardiac history ? ...Read more

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What can I do for pain in my armpit going down to my lower breast?

See doctor: You may have infection that is spreading.You need to see doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I cough and then feel a sharp pain in my armpit across my back to under my shoulder blade?

Why do I cough and then feel a sharp pain in my armpit across my back to under my shoulder blade?

Could be diaphragm: When you cough, it increases your intrathoracic and intra-abdominal pressure. If you do not have enough fluid between your lung tissue and your diaphragm, coughing and even deep breathing can cause pain. Your medical doctor can hear if this is happening using a stethescope. Another reason for your pain could be a pinched nerve in your thoracic spine. Sometimes an MRI is necessary to diagnose this. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my armpit for more than 5 month. Doc gave me antibiotec cream and then tablets. The pain still goes and comes.

Diagnosis?: I am not sure of what the cause of your axillary (armpit) pain was/ is? Potential causes for armpit pain include inflamed lymph nodes, cysts, musculoskeletal injury, infection & nerve injury. However in some cases a cardiac event can have pain radiating to the axilla as one of the symptoms (which requirse immediate intervention). Recommend you contact your physician & advise of continued sxs. ...Read more