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Underarm pain

Underarm pain: Introduction

An underarm (axillary) swelling or mass symptom described as "Underarm pain" is most likely related to swollen underarm lymph nodes, of which there are numerous causes. Other possiblities include a skin lump that appears under the arm, such as an infected skin follicle in underarm hair. Less likely is a particular local underarm condition. Because of the possibility of severe conditions, this symptom needs prompt professional medical diagnosis....more »

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Causes of Underarm pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Underarm pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Underarm pain

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Underarm pain: Symptom Checker

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Underarm pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Underarm pain

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Underarm pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Underarm pain

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Underarm pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Underarm pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Underarm pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Underarm pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Underarm pain

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How Common are these Causes of Underarm pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Underarm pain. Of the 12 causes of Underarm pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Underarm pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Underarm pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Underarm pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Underarm pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Underarm pain:

    Medical Conditions associated with Underarm pain:

    Pain (6458 causes), Underarm symptoms (43 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Armpit symptoms (43 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Underarm pain:

    Arm pain (133 causes), Axillary pain (12 causes), Underarm swelling, Shoulder pain (107 causes), Folliculitis, Axillary lymphadenopathy (21 causes), Hidradenitis suppurativa (7 causes), Myocardial infacrtion

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