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Pain in left thumb and left breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello,I am having pain at the base of my left thumb/wrist, as well as at my left breast in the front right next to my underarm. What might this be?
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   I am 39.
Doctor :   since how long this problem going on?
User :   Maybe about a month or so.
Doctor :   is the pain constant ?
User :   I am just now noticing the two things together. Before it was one or the other.
User :   Now since I have been rubbing them, yes.
User :   I applied a heat pack under my left arm/breast last night, thinking it may have been a muscle issue. That felt a little better.
Doctor :   does your work includes typing on the keyboard ?
User :   Yes it does.
Doctor :   well it can be carpal tunnel
Doctor :   you would have to get an X RAY
Doctor :   also rest is MUST
User :   Wow! That can have an affect all the way up to my breast?
Doctor :   no i am right not talking about your wrist only
Doctor :   they both are not related
Doctor :   also they are on the opposite side
User :   No they are on the same side (the left)
Doctor :   sorry
User :   I am now confused.
Doctor :   a compression of the median nerve can cause pain aright up to the course which is in the axialla
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