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Sore spot on upper arm, slightly swollen, anti-inflammatory not working. What's wrong ?

ok well one day last week I notice a sore spot on my upper arm but paid no attention it so yesterday I work up and from my arm pit to my wrist was sore to the touch and slightly swollen, so I went to the doctor and they had no explanation on what is going on so they put me on a anti-imflammatory but it seem to not be working so please if you could tell me what could be wrong with me
Asked On : Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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The pain in the armpit radiating to the wrist with some swelling can be related to a nerve compression in the area of armpit or the neck. A direct examination and investigations like MRI are needed to diagnose the exact cause.
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Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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