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I occasionally get a sharp stabbing pain in my armpits, what could cause this?
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In brief: New to me
Unlikely heart, lungs, or blood vessels! some musculoskeletal strain with workout lifting, stretching etc!?

In brief: New to me
Unlikely heart, lungs, or blood vessels! some musculoskeletal strain with workout lifting, stretching etc!?
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Doctor can evaluate
Brief, sharp pains that occur in the armpits can be mysterious.
If they are in the ribcage, they may be sensations of irritation of the pleura (the lining of the inside of the chest cage). If they are truly in the armpit, then a doctor can examine the muscles, tendons, bones, skin glands, hair follicles, lymph nodes, blood vessels, etc..., in that area to see if there is an abnormality.

In brief: Doctor can evaluate
Brief, sharp pains that occur in the armpits can be mysterious.
If they are in the ribcage, they may be sensations of irritation of the pleura (the lining of the inside of the chest cage). If they are truly in the armpit, then a doctor can examine the muscles, tendons, bones, skin glands, hair follicles, lymph nodes, blood vessels, etc..., in that area to see if there is an abnormality.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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