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I keep having sharp stabbing like pains in my right armpit why is this happening?
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Dr. Frank Pinto
Dermatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Nerve problem?
The quality of the pain ("sharp, stabbing") suggests inflammation or irritation of a nerve, muscle, tendon, or one of your ribs.
Start by seeing your primary care physician. Ultimately you may need to be be referred to an orthopedic specialist or neurologist.

In brief: Nerve problem?
The quality of the pain ("sharp, stabbing") suggests inflammation or irritation of a nerve, muscle, tendon, or one of your ribs.
Start by seeing your primary care physician. Ultimately you may need to be be referred to an orthopedic specialist or neurologist.
Dr. Frank Pinto
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Dr. Jon Spiers
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: I don't know
But it could be bad.
Why not see your doctor today? Hope this helps!

In brief: I don't know
But it could be bad.
Why not see your doctor today? Hope this helps!
Dr. Jon Spiers
Dr. Jon Spiers
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