What Are the Causes of Armpit Pain?

Q:
What are the causes of armpit pain?

A:
Armpit pain, or underarm pain, is common in people’s life. It could be normal, or a sign of medical problems.

Common causes include:

  • Allergy and skin irritants: such as unsuitable deodorants.
  • Cancer: such as breast cancer.
  • Cysts.
  • Diabetes.
  • Heartburn.
  • Inflammation: for instance, inflammation after removing armpit hair.
  • Muscle strain.
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Shingles.
  • Shoulder dislocation.
  • Skin conditions: such as psoriasis.
  • Swollen lymph nodes: due to cold, upper respiratory infection, viral infection, or other reasons.

 

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