What are the causes of underarm pain?

Many . Axillar pain maybe related to local structures like sweat glands causing abscesses ( hydradenitis suppurativa). It may be referred pain from the lung ( rule out cancer) maybe enlargement of lymph nodes. Could be from injury to the axillar nerve from crutches. Could be referred pain from the breast. So, get examined.

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What are possible causes of right underarm pain into surrounding area, worse lifting arm out or up, also feels swollen, lump-began yesterday?

Infection. Infection is the most frequent source of this acute onset illness and would strongly recommend you go immediately and be seen by a doctor. Go to an ER if necessary. Hopefully this will not be too severe and perhaps not due to infection, but do not ignore it and make sure you are seen ASAP. Good luck. Read more...