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L breast pain and L underarm pain extend to shoulder

By Anonymous April 8, 2015 - 5:07pm
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In June 2014, I began having pain in my L elbow. From there I got bad discomfort in my L shoulder socket; that eventually seems to have radiated to my L underarm area/L breast. It is "ever present" but definitely worse at night in the supine position. At times I feel I have a trickle of water running under my armpit/side of breast. Does anyone else get that sensation?

I've had 2 diagnostic mammograms and 2 ultrasounds. They showed a small septated cyst which, on the second mammogram, was noticeably smaller. The radiologist said I have fibro glandular type breast tissue. Next mammogram scheduled in 6 mos.

Meanwhile, I have horrible burning sensation in L breast and underarm area. Advil doesn't help much at all.
Has anyone else experienced these types of symptoms.. . or care to share things that have helped?

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER and thank you for reaching out to our community.

Your symptom of pain that started at your left elbow, progressed to affect your left shoulder and radiates to your left axillary or underarm area and left breast sounds like a compressed nerve.

Nerve pain can feel like burning, tingling, and shooting.


April 8, 2015 - 5:25pm
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